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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. 24, 2017

at El Dorado

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Mornings on Horseback

David McCullough

 

Feb. 28, 2017

at Stir Crazy

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Rules of Civility

Amor Towles

 

Mar. 28, 2017

at Pizza Hut

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Force of Nature

C.J. Box

 

Apr. 25, 2017

at Brew'ha

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A Man Called Ove

Fredrik Backman

 

May 23, 2017

at Pickle's

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Orphan Train

Chrstina Baker Kline

 

Jun. 27, 2017

at Big G's

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Leaving Time

Jodi Picoult

Jul. 25, 2017

at Dairy Queen

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The Gods of Newport

John Jakes

 

Aug. 22, 2017

at Oriental Buffet

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America's First Daughter

Stephanie Day

 

Sep. 26, 2017

at Stir Crazy

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The Look of Love

Sarah Jio

 

Oct. 24, 2017

at Downtown on the Square

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Me Before You

Jo Jo Moyes

 

Nov. 28, 2017

at Richard's

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White Oleander

Janet Fitch

Dec. ?, 2017

at Peabody Public LibraryPlanning

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Planning Session

Jan. 23, 2018

at Oriental Buffet

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The Snowman

Jo Nesbo

 


Books & Booze

The Books & Booze book club meets at 7 PM every 2nd Thursday of the month at rotating downtown locations to discuss funny, strange and off the wall books! Note: This club is for 21+ ONLY.

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

Jan. 12, 2017

at Señor Fajitas

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Confederacy of Dunces

John Kennedy Toole

Feb. 9, 2017

at Chapman's Brewing Company

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Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void

Mary Roach

Mar. 9, 2017

at Downtown on the Square

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The Book Thief

Markus Zusak

Apr. 13, 2017

at Señor Fajitas

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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley

Charlotte Gordon

May 11, 2017

at Chapman's Brewing Company

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The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge

Michael Punke

June 8, 2017

at Downtown on the Square

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Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady

Susan Quinn

July 13, 2017

at Señor Fajitas

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The Girl on the Train

Paul Hawkins

Aug. 10, 2017

at Chapman's Brewing Company

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Seven Years in Tibet

Heinrich Harrer

Sep. 14, 2017

at Downtown on the Square

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Sand

Hugh Howey

Oct. 12, 2017

at Señor Fajitas

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The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic—and How it Changed Science, Cities and the Modern World

Steven Johnson

Nov. 9, 2017

at Chapman's Brewing Company

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Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

Dec. 14, 2017

at Downtown on the Square

Planning

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Carlo Rovelli

Jan. 11, 2018

at Señor Fajitas

Planning Session

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Planning Session

Feb. 8, 2018

at Chapman's Brewing Company

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The Eyre Affair

Jasper Fforde