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.

June TEEN Book Discussion 6/9/10 @ 6:30pm

This thought-provoking YA novel is part thriller, part mystery, and part investigation of the human soul. Aslaug is an unusual young woman. Her mother has brought her up in near isolation, teaching her about plants and nature and language—but not about life. Especially not how she came to have her own life, and who her father might be. When Aslaug’s mother dies unexpectedly, everything changes. For Aslaug is a suspect… Read more

Morning Book Group June 23, 10:15-12:00 pm

Join in the discussion of a debut novel inspired by the life and marriage of Charles Dickens, ‘Girl in a Blue Dress’ by Gaynor Arnold. Books are available at the Main Circulation desk.  Alfred Gibson’s funeral is taking place at Westminster Abbey, and his wife of twenty years, Dorothea, has not been invited. … Read more

Brown Bag Book Club – June 28

Here comes summer and grades 2 & 3 are Making a Splash, 5:30-6:30pm reading “Field Trip to Niagara Falls.” This is a book by Geronimo Stilton, who runs a newspaper and loves to write adventure stories.… Read more

May Tween Book Discussion 5/5/10 @ 6:30pm

wolfriderThe phone rang three times before Andy picked it up. ‘Hello?’ he said. A voice replied, ‘I just killed someone. I killed…Nina.’ Andy Zadinski is convinced that the man who calls himself ‘Zeke’ is serious. But no one will listen to Andy – not the police, not his friends, not even his father. They all say he’s crying wolf, even when Andy discovers that there really is a Nina Klemmer.… Read more

Evening Book Discussion, April 20 @ 6pm

Evening Book Discussion Group will discuss “Too Close to the Falls” on April 20th at 6:00 PM.  Books will be available starting Tuesday, March 23rd. too closeBook Description: Clinical psychologist Gildiner’s well-crafted memoir describes her 1950s childhood in Lewiston, “a small town in western New York, a few miles north of Niagara Falls.” Hers was no ordinary childhood but that of a precocious, headstrong, and intelligent girl whose parents provided a… Read more

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