Afternoon Book Club
(Meets every 4-6 weeks at 1:00pm)
Next Meeting is Tuesday, February 25 at 1:00pm in Board Room
Join us for our next afternoon book club meeting. We will be discussing Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney. She took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up writing copy for R.H. Macy’s to become the highest paid advertising woman in the country. Now it’s the last night of 1984 and Lillian, 85 years old but just as sharp and savvy as ever, is on her way to a party. On a walk that takes her over 10 miles around the city, she meets bartenders, bodega clerks, security guards, criminals, children, parents, and parents-to-be, while reviewing a life of excitement and adversity, passion and heartbreak, illuminating all the ways New York has changed–and has not.
Evening Book Club
(Meets every other month at 7:00pm)
Next Meeting is Monday, April 20 at 7:00pm in Board Room
Join us for our next book club meeting. We will be discussing Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys. Winter 1945. Four refugees. Four stories. Each one born of a different homeland; each one hunted, and haunted, by tragedy, lies, war. As thousands desperately flock to the coast in the midst of a Soviet advance, four paths converge, vying for passage aboard the Wilhelm Gustloff, a ship that promises safety and freedom. But not all promises can be kept.
Books & Brews Book Club
(Meets every other month at 7:00pm at the Clark Bar at Whole Foods Market – 1255 Raritan Rd #150, Clark)
Next Meeting is Monday, March 9 at 7:00pm.
The Clark Public Library & Whole Foods Market invite you to join us for our bi-monthly book club at the Clark Bar. Our March 2020 book is “A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win WWII” by Sonia Purnell. Her gender and prosthetic leg kept Virginia Hall out of the U.S. foreign service, but she wrested her way into Winston Churchill’s famously break-the-rules Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare and became the first woman deployed to occupied France. Eventually, the Gestapo called her the most dangerous of Allied spies.