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. Cooking the Books meets at 7:00 p.m. on the following evenings:
Thursday, March 14 — Where’s the Meat: Vegetarian Recipes
Thursday, May 9 — Salads for Summer
Copies of the books are available at the Library’s Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion.
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.
February 27 — The Fighter by Michael Farris Smith
March 27 — I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
April 24 — She Rides Shotgun by Jordan Harper
May 29 — Double Indemnity by James M. Cain
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.
February 28 — Killers of the Flower Moon by Davis Grann
March 28 — Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory
April 25 — The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston
May 23 — Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
This book discussion meets the first Thursday the month at 7:00 p.m.
February 7 — Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
March 7 — The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston
April 4 — Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
May 2 — Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi
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.
February 18 — Character, Driven by David Lupar
March 18 — My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, Brodi Ashton
April 15 — Mammoth by Jill Baguchinsky
May 20 — The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma