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"Timely and Timeless" Book Club

The Timely and Timeless Book Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 12 noon, usually at a location outside of the library. New members are always welcome.

Stop by the circulation desk to pick up a copy of the current book.

Book reviews by member Susan McHenry give some idea of what this book club is like. You can read these by clicking here. To submit your own book review, send it by email to sfield@ppl.lib.in.us.

Upcoming Discussions

Jan. 26, 2016

at the Library

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Andrew's Brain

E.L. Doctorow

 

Feb. 23, 2016

at El Dorado (formerly Maria's)

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Away

Amy Bloom

(Young Russion immigrant makes life in New York)

Mar. 22, 2016

at the library (Community Room A)

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Family Tree

Barbara Delinsky

(Mixed racial heritage issues)

Apr. 26, 2016

at Big G's

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Dead Sleep

Greg Iles

(Murder Mystery of young photojournalist)

May 24, 2016

at Dairy Queen

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Sycamore Row

John Grisham

(Thriller, sequel to A Time To Kill)

Jun. 28, 2016

at Brew'Ha

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12 Years a Slave

Solomon Northrup

(Autobiography of free black kidnapped into slavery until he was able to regain his freedom)

Jul. 26, 2016

at Los Tequilas

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Snapper

Brian Kimberling

(An Indiana birdwatcher and his love of Lola and his birds)

Aug. 23, 2016

at Downton on the Square

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Still Alice

Lisa Genova

(A woman's journey into Alzheimer's Disease)

Sep. 27, 2016

at Chinese Buffet

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The Boys in the Boat

Daniel James Brown

(Depression age history of 9 working class boys who reach rowing history at the 1936 Olympics)

Oct. 25, 2016

at Richard's

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Zora Hurston and the Strange Case of Ruby McCollum

C. Arthur Ellis, Jr.

(Southern black woman accused of murder in 1950's)

Nov. 22, 2016

at Pizza Hut

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The Mistletoe Promise

Richard Paul Evans

(Christmas story of 2 single adults and their new relationship)

Dec. 13, 2016

at the Library (Community Room A)Planning

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Planning Session

Jan. 24, 2017

location TBD

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The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

Ayana Mathis

(15 year old migrates north, has a family and much turmoil)


Books & Brewskis

The Books & Brewskis book club meets at 7 PM every 2nd Thursday of the month at Downtown On The Square to discuss funny, strange and off the wall books!

Stop by the circulation desk to pick up a copy of the current book.

Jan. 14, 2016
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Hyperbole and a Half

Allie Brosh

(Humor/ Graphic novel/ Memoir)

Feb. 11, 2016
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Notes from the Internet Apocalypse

Wayne Gladstone

(Humor/ Sci fi/ Dystopia)

Mar. 10, 2016
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Soul of an Octopus

Sy Montgomery

(Science/ Animals/ Nature)

Apr. 14, 2016
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Cinder

Marissa Meyer

(YA/ Fantasy/ Sci fi)

May 12, 2016
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Furiously Happy

Jenny Lawson

(Humor/ Memoir/ Mental illness)

June 9, 2016
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In the Blood

Lisa Unger

(Mystery/ Thriller/ Suspense)

July 14, 2016
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The Professor and the Madman

Cathy Gohlke

(History/ Biography/ Language)

Aug. 11, 2016
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Kindred

Octavia E. Butler

(Historical/ Fantasy/ Sci fi)

Sep. 8, 2016
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Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!

Richard P. Feynman

(Physics/ Memoir/ History)

Oct. 13, 2016
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The 5th Wave

Rick Yancey

(YA/Sci fi/ Dystopia)

Nov. 10, 2016
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The Devil in the White City

Erik Larson

(History/ True Crime)

Dec. 8, 2016
Planning

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Planning Session

Jan. 12, 2017
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Confederacy of Dunces

John Kennedy Toole

(Classics/ Tragicomedy)