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Coffee, Books and More

Coffee, Books, and More…Book Discussion

The goal of this group is to read a variety of books, both fiction and non-fiction, that will stimulate the mind and some lively conversation. This book discussion meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. in Meeting Room B at the Library. Books will be available at the Fiction/AV/Teen desk one month prior to the discussion.

Brooklyn

September 17

Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín

Leaving her home in post-World War II Ireland to work as a bookkeeper in Brooklyn, Eilis Lacey discovers a new romance in America with a charming blond Italian man before devastating news threatens her happiness.

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Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots

October 15

Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots by Deborah Feldman

A memoir of growing up female in a Hasidic community in Brooklyn, Feldman describes the strict rules that governed her life, her arranged marriage at the age of seventeen, and the birth of her son – which led to her plan to forge her own path in life.

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The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat

November 19

The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore

Forging a friendship at the height of the Civil Rights Movement, Odette, Clarice and Barbara Jean meet regularly at the first diner owned by black proprietors in their Indiana city and are watched throughout the years by a big-hearted man who observes their struggles with school, marriage, parenthood and beyond.

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No book discussed

December 17

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No book discussed – Members’ Meeting

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