Hammondsport Book Discussion Group
The LIBRARY BOOK CLUB is open to all adults and teens who love to read and talk about it!
New members are always welcome. The book club meets at the library on the second Monday of each month at 6:45 pm, unless otherwise stated.
Upcoming dates and selections:
February 10, 2020, at 6:45 pm – “The Lager Queen of Minnesota,” by J Ryan Stradal. A generational story of family, tragedy, perseverance & forgiveness, all in the context of a passion for brewing beer as told through the small-town Midwestern lives of three stout women who survive, strive & remarkably reinvent themselves.
March 9, 2020, at 6:45 pm – “Great Believers,” by Rebecca MakkaiA multiple awards winning novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris and about what it’s like to live during times of crisis.
April 13, 2020, at 6:45 pm – “The Once and Future King,” by T.H. White. Once upon a time, a young boy was tutored by a magician named Merlyn in preparation for a future he couldn’t possibly imagine. A future in which he would ally himself with the greatest knights, love a legendary queen and unite a country dedicated to chivalrous values. A future that would see him crowned and known for all time as Arthur, King of the Britons.
May 11, 2020, at 6:45 pm – “Mansfield Park,” by Jane Austin.Taken from the poverty of her parents’ home at age 10, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble rank and with her cousin Edmund as her sole ally,
The next month’s selection is normally available for pick up at the library front desk on book club night.