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AfterWords

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Join us Monday nights at 7 PM on Facebook to talk about books with fellow book lovers. There are no assigned books to read. Just get online and chat about what you’ve been reading! 

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AfterWords

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Facebook

Join us Monday nights at 7 PM on Facebook to talk about books with fellow book lovers. There are no assigned books to read. Just get online and chat about what you’ve been reading! 

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Super Readers

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Woodbourne Library
Children's Storytime Room

Calling all 1st & 2nd grade bookworms! Join our book club for some fun reading with other kids your age. For parents and children to enjoy together. For this month's meeting, please read any Caldecott award winner. Visit our website for more information.

**Please note that this book club will now meet at the Woodbourne Library.

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Heads in Books

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Woodbourne Library
Children's Storytime Room

Join our book club for some fun reading with other kids your age! For this month's meeting, please read Front Desk by Kelly Yang. Pick up a copy of the book, while supplies last, at either Children's Desk. Visit our website for more information! For Grades 3 - 5.

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Uncorked

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Off-site
Rumbleseat Wine, 5853 Far Hills Ave.
Unwind with a glass of wine and a lively book discussion. Join us as we discuss The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman.

After her husband's fatal car accident, Lillian recruits her daughters and supportive sister to help her do research for a boutique vegetable guide at the Los Angeles Botanical Garden, where an instructor and quirky gardeners help her grieve and heal.

Visit the Reference Desk at the Centerville Library to inquire about obtaining a copy.
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Booked for Lunch

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Upstairs at the White House
Off-site
Smith House - Bill Yeck Park - 2230 E. Centerville Station Road

In partnership with the Centerville-Washington Park District and Centerville-Washington History, the Library co-hosts a lunchtime book discussion on historical topics. Some attendees choose to bring a brown bag lunch. Dessert is provided. Please register for this program on the Park District's website at https://www.cwpd.org/programs-events/. You can also phone Centerville-Washington History at 937-433-0123 to register.

Join us for a discussion of Upstairs at the White House: My Life with the First Ladies by J.B. West (nonfiction-1973). In this book, the author offers an absorbing and novel glimpse at America's first families, from the Roosevelts to the Kennedys and the Nixons. Alive with anecdotes ranging from the quotidian (Lyndon B. Johnson's showerheads) to the tragic (the aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination), West's book is an enlightening and rich account of the American history that took place just behind the Palladian doors of the North Portico.  381 pages, Average rating 4.1/5 on Goodreads.

Copies of the book will be distributed at the January session and limited copies will be available at the Woodbourne Library Front Desk after that discussion. This program is held at the historic Smith House (Bill Yeck Park) located at 2230 E. Centerville Station Road.


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Bookmarked: A Book Club for Teens

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bookmarked
Woodbourne Library
Community Room
Join other teens and discuss the book Dry by Neal Shusterman while you enjoy Bill's Donuts and drinks! Copies of the book are available at the Children’s Desk, no library card required. Open to grades 6 - 12.
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AfterWords

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Online
Facebook

Join us Monday nights at 7 PM on Facebook to talk about books with fellow book lovers. There are no assigned books to read. Just get online and chat about what you’ve been reading! 

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AfterWords

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Online
Facebook

Join us Monday nights at 7 PM on Facebook to talk about books with fellow book lovers. There are no assigned books to read. Just get online and chat about what you’ve been reading! 

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Page Turners

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Course of Love
Woodbourne Library
Community Room

Join us for a discussion of The Course of Love (Fiction-2016) by Alain de Botton. Traces the way original ideals about romance change in the face of real-world challenges, exploring the relationship of Rabih and Kirsten, who endure life-affirming philosophical compromises after marrying and having children. By the author of How Proust Can Change Your Life225 pages, 4.03/5 on Goodreads.  Copies of the book will be distributed to attendees at the January discussion, and limited copies will be available at the Woodbourne Front Desk after the discussion. Those needing special accommodations should contact the Library in advance at 435-3700.


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Another Round!

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Off-site
Panera Bread, 11 N. Main St.
Relax with a coffee or a delicious pastry and an exciting book discussion at Panera, 11 N Main Street at 7PM.

February's book will be Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia! Pick up your copy at the Reference Desk at either location (Woodbourne or Centerville).
 
When the anonymous teen creator of a wildly popular webcomic is tempted by a school newcomer to pursue real-world relationships, everything she has worked so hard to build crumbles in the wake of their highly publicized romance.

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Book Ends

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Course of Love
Centerville Library
Conference Room

Join us for a discussion of The Course of Love (Fiction-2016) by Alain de Botton. Traces the way original ideals about romance change in the face of real-world challenges, exploring the relationship of Rabih and Kirsten, who endure life-affirming philosophical compromises after marrying and having children. By the author of How Proust Can Change Your Life225 pages, 4.03/5 on Goodreads.  Copies of the book will be distributed to attendees at the January discussion, and limited copies will be available at the Centerville Reference Desk after the discussion. Those needing special accommodations should contact the Library in advance at 433-8091.




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AfterWords

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Online
Facebook

Join us Monday nights at 7 PM on Facebook to talk about books with fellow book lovers. There are no assigned books to read. Just get online and chat about what you’ve been reading! 

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wclibrary.info

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Super Readers

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Woodbourne Library
Children's Storytime Room

Calling all 1st & 2nd grade bookworms! Join our book club for some fun reading with other kids your age. For parents and children to enjoy together. For this month's meeting, please read Yours Sincerely, Giraffe by Megumi Iwasa. Pick up a copy of the book, while supplies last, at either Children's Desk.  Visit our website for more information.

**Please note that this book club will now meet at the Woodbourne Library.

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Heads in Books

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Woodbourne Library
Children's Storytime Room

Join our book club for some fun reading with other kids your age! For this month's meeting, please read The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo Pick up a copy of the book, while supplies last, at either Children's Desk. Visit our website for more information! For Grades 3 - 5.

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Uncorked

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Off-site
Rumbleseat Wine, 5853 Far Hills Ave.
Unwind with a glass of wine and a lively book discussion. Join us as we discuss There There by Tommy Orange.

As we learn the reasons that each person is attending the Big Oakland Powwow—some generous, some fearful, some joyful, some violent—momentum builds toward a shocking yet inevitable conclusion that changes everything.

Visit the Reference Desk at the Centerville Library to inquire about obtaining a copy.
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Booked for Lunch

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Follow the River
Off-site
Smith House - Bill Yeck Park - 2230 E. Centerville Station Road

In partnership with the Centerville-Washington Park District and Centerville-Washington History, the Library co-hosts a lunchtime book discussion on historical topics. Some attendees choose to bring a brown bag lunch. Dessert is provided. Please register for this program on the Park District's website at https://www.cwpd.org/programs-events/. You can also phone Centerville-Washington History at 937-433-0123 to register.

Join us for a discussion of Follow the River (Fiction-1986) by James Alexander Thom. Captured by the Shawnee Indians, Mary Ingles escapes and follows the Ohio River for a thousand miles back towards her home in Virginia. 406 pages, Average rating 4.2/5 on Goodreads.

Copies of the book will be distributed at the February session and limited copies will be available at the Woodbourne Library Front Desk after that discussion. This program is held at the historic Smith House (Bill Yeck Park) located at 2230 E. Centerville Station Road.


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Registration begins 2/7/2019 at 12:00 AM

Bookmarked: A Book Club for Teens

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bookmarked
Centerville Library
Cynthia Klinck Community Room
Join other teens and discuss the book The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater while you enjoy Bill's Donuts and drinks! Copies of the book are available at the Children’s Desk, no library card required. Open to grades 6 - 12.
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AfterWords

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Online
Facebook

Join us Monday nights at 7 PM on Facebook to talk about books with fellow book lovers. There are no assigned books to read. Just get online and chat about what you’ve been reading! 

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wclibrary.info

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AfterWords

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Online
Facebook

Join us Monday nights at 7 PM on Facebook to talk about books with fellow book lovers. There are no assigned books to read. Just get online and chat about what you’ve been reading! 

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wclibrary.info

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Page Turners

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Immortal Irishman
Woodbourne Library
Community Room

Join us for a discussion of The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero (Biography-2016) by Timothy Egan. Places the improbable life of Great Famine orator and revolutionary hero Thomas Francis Meagher against a backdrop of Irish-American history, detailing his leadership during Irish uprisings, service with the Irish Brigade, and achievements as the territorial governor of Montana. By a National Book Award-winning author. 384 pages, 4.24/5 on Goodreads. Copies of the book will be distributed to attendees at the February discussion, and limited copies will be available at the Woodbourne Front Desk after the discussion. Those needing special accommodations should contact the Library in advance at 435-3700.

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Book Ends

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Immortal Irishman
Centerville Library
Conference Room

Join us for a discussion of The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero (Biography-2016) by Timothy Egan. Places the improbable life of Great Famine orator and revolutionary hero Thomas Francis Meagher against a backdrop of Irish-American history, detailing his leadership during Irish uprisings, service with the Irish Brigade, and achievements as the territorial governor of Montana. By a National Book Award-winning author. 384 pages, 4.24/5 on Goodreads. Copies of the book will be distributed to attendees at the February discussion, and limited copies will be available at the Centerville Reference Desk after the discussion. Those needing special accommodations should contact the Library in advance at 433-8091.

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AfterWords

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Online
Facebook

Join us Monday nights at 7 PM on Facebook to talk about books with fellow book lovers. There are no assigned books to read. Just get online and chat about what you’ve been reading! 

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wclibrary.info

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Uncorked

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Off-site
Rumbleseat Wine, 5853 Far Hills Ave.
Unwind with a glass of wine and a lively book discussion. Join us as we discuss The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir.

A captivating novel of family, fame, and religion that tells the story of the seventeen-year-old daughter of an evangelical preacher, star of the family's hit reality show, and the secret pregnancy that threatens to blow their entire world apart. 

Visit the Reference Desk at the Centerville Library to inquire about obtaining a copy.
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Booked for Lunch

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
A Walk in the Woods
Off-site
Smith House - Bill Yeck Park - 2230 E. Centerville Station Road

In partnership with the Centerville-Washington Park District and Centerville-Washington History, the Library co-hosts a lunchtime book discussion on historical topics. Some attendees choose to bring a brown bag lunch. Dessert is provided. Please register for this program on the Park District's website at https://www.cwpd.org/programs-events/. You can also phone Centerville-Washington History at 937-433-0123 to register.

Join us for a discussion of A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (nonfiction-1998) by Bill Bryson. Traces the author's adventurous trek along the Appalachian Trail past its natural pleasures, human eccentrics, and offbeat comforts. 274 pages, Average rating 4.05/5 on Goodreads.

Copies of the book will be distributed at the March session and limited copies will be available at the Woodbourne Library Front Desk after that discussion. This program is held at the historic Smith House (Bill Yeck Park) located at 2230 E. Centerville Station Road.


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