Bring your lunch and join us as we discuss "The Beekeeper's Apprentice" by Laurie R. King. In this imaginative addition to the world of Sherlock Holmes, a retired Sherlock gains an unlikely, but well-matched partner in 15-year-old orphan Mary Russell.
Bring a brown bag lunch and join us to discuss “A Thousand Pardons” by Jonathan Dee. When Helen Armistead’s marriage ends, so does her life of privilege and stability. She is forced to give up an idyllic life in the country and move with her daughter to Manhattan where she struggles to revive a long-abandoned career while navigating the fallout from her marriage and her daughter’s increasingly distant behavior.
Read. Walk. Talk! As part of this year's Adult Summer Reading program, join us for a 30-minute walk, leaving from the library, followed by a book discussion. July's selection is the inspiring "Find a Way" by Diana Nyad. At this meeting, we'll give away a copy of "Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites" by Susan Flader! Comfortable clothes and walking shoes recommended. (Adults)
Bring your lunch and join us to discuss "A Girl's Guide to Moving On" by Debbie Macomber. It's a powerful and uplifting novel about a woman and her daughter-in-law who provide support to each other as they leave their troubled marriages and face the challenges of starting over.
Bring a brown bag lunch and join us to discuss “Redeployment” by Phil Klay. This National Book Award winner takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, giving insight into what happened to the soldiers who returned. Interwoven with themes of brutality and faith, guilt and fear, helplessness and survival, the characters in these stories struggle to make meaning out of chaos.
Read. Walk. Talk! As part of this year's Adult Summer Reading program, join us for a 30-minute walk, leaving from the library, followed by a book discussion. August's selection is "Bill Warrington's Last Chance" by James King. Comfortable clothes and walking shoes recommended. (Adults)