Cooking the Books


cooking the books logoDo you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? Then grab your apron and join Cooking the Books! For each discussion we pick a selection of cookbooks around one theme. You borrow one of the books, peruse it, select and make a recipe from it, and join us as we all get together to share the finished products, our opinions and experiences. Copies of the books to be discussed and cooked from are available at the Library’s Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion. Cooking the Books meets at 7:00 p.m. on the following evenings:

February 7 – Crazy About Chocolate
April  4 —
Crowd-Pleasing Casseroles
June 6 — Healthy Eats
August 8 — Cooking Around the World

 

Hot Chocolate Reader’s Book Club


During these cold and chilly months, warm your insides with some hot cocoa or coffee and join us as we read and discuss though provoking stories of passion, injustice, love, lust, murder, and more! This book club meets the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Library. Copies of the book to be discussed are available at the Library’s Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion.

February 6 – Black Will Shoot by Jesse Washington
March 6 — Death, Deceit, & Some Smooth Jazz  by Claudia Burney
April 3 — Sugar by Bernice L. McFadden
May 1 — Orange Mint and Honey by Carleen Brice

Hard-Boiled


Noir, murder, true-crime, and horror! Explore the dark and macabre side of this mortal coil. Killing, carnage, and the creeps—guaranteed! Hard-Boiled meets the last Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. Copies of the book to be
discussed are available at the Library’s Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion.

February 28 – Savage Season by Joe R. Lansdale
March 29
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
April 26 Drive by James Sallis
May 31 Before I Go To Sleep by SJ Watson

Book Brunch


Can’t make it to one of our evening book discussion groups? Book Brunch meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m. Copies of the book are available at the Library’s Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion.

March 23  The Humans by Matt Haig
April 27  The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan
May 25  The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

Thursday Night Book Club


Our longest-running book discussion meets the first Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. Copies of the books are available at the Library’s Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion.


February 2 –
 
The Girls of the Atomic City by Denise Kiernan
March 2 —
Before I Go to Sleep by SJ Watson

April 6 — Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
May 4 — The Bees by Laline Paull

 

 

Lit Chicks


Do you like to read young adult fiction? Join our all ages YA book discussion group, Lit Chicks! Lit Chicks meets the third Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Copies of the book to be discussed are available at the Library’s Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion.

February 21 – Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
March 20
Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway
April 17 We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson
May 15 Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard