Bite into a Good Book

Apple on BookThis book discussion group meets at noon on the third Wednesday of each month in the Library’s Conference Room. Bring a sack lunch, if you wish, and savor some lively discussion. If you would like to attend, please call the Library, and we will try to get each month’s book for you.

Wednesday, July 19The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
This short book of Babylonian parables dealing with the principles of finance was first published in the 1920s but has been repeatedly reprinted because the principles still apply today.

Wednesday, August 16Everybody’s Fool by Richard Russo
The irresistible Donald “Sully” Sullivan is trying to ignore his cardiologist’s estimate that he has only a year or two left to live, and it is hard work trying to keep this news from the most important people in his life. This novel is filled with humor, heart, and hard-luck characters you can’t help but love.

Wednesday, September 20The Reluctant Midwife by Patricia Harman
The Great Depression has hit West Virginia hard.  Men are out of work; women struggle to feed hungry children. Luckily Nurse Becky Myers has returned to care for them. While she can handle most situations, Becky is still uneasy helping women deliver their
babies. For these mothers-to-be, Becky relies on an experienced midwife, her dear friend Patience Murphy. Filled with humor and compassion, this book is a moving tribute to the power of optimism and love to overcome the most trying circumstances and times.