Category: Book Discussions

The Kimball Library has four monthly book discussion groups.
Morning Adult Book Discussion meets the 4th Wednesday of every month at 10:15 AM.
Evening Adult Book Discussion meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:00 PM.
Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) meets one evening of every month at 6:30 PM.
Teen Book Discussion (Grades 8-12) meets one evening of every month at 6:30 PM.

Morning Book Group April 28 @ 10:15 am

The April selection is Mrs. Jack, a biography of Isabella Stewart Gardner of Boston in the 19th century, written by Louise Hall Tharp.  An American charmer and art collector,… Read more

April Tween Book Discussion 4/7/10 @ 6:30pm

declarationAll interested mature middle school students are welcome.  THE DECLARATION:  In the year 2140, it is illegal to be young. Children are all but extinct. The world is a better place. Longevity drugs are a fountain of youth. Sign the Declaration, agree not to have children and you too can live forever. Refuse, and you will live as an outcast. For the children born outside the law, it only gets… Read more

April Teen Book Discussion 4/14/10 @ 6:30pm

THE HUNGER GAMES:  hungergamesIn the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on… Read more

March Book Discussions – The Big Read

Join one of our book discussion groups.   During the month of March 2010 all book groups will be reading “To Kill  A Mockingbird” TKAMB Like the slow-moving occupants of her fictional town, Lee takes her time getting to the heart of her tale; we first meet the Finches the summer before Scout’s first year at school. She, her brother, and Dill Harris, a boy who spends the summers with his aunt… Read more

Teen Book Discussion 6/13/12 @ 6:30pm (Grades 9-12)

Everyone has something, someone, somewhere else that they’d rather be. For four high-school seniors, their goals of perfection are just as different as the paths they take to get there. Cara’s parents’ unrealistic expectations have already sent her twin brother Conner spiraling toward suicide. For her, perfect means rejecting their ideals to take a chance on a new kind of love. Kendra covets the perfect face and body—no matter what… Read more