This 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, April 12 – Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
(Please note date change for the month of April – 2nd Wednesday instead of 3rd Wednesday) The lives of three young women are set on a collision course during World War II when one is sent to a Nazi concentration camp, one is caught up in the chaos as Hitler sets his sights on France, and another finds herself in the midst of Nazi secrets and power.
Wednesday, May 17 – First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies by Kate Andersen Brower
Author Brower, a former White House correspondent, draws on a wide array of untapped, candid sources to give the reader an intimate, news-making look at the true modern power brokers at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: the First Ladies – from Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama.
Wednesday, June 21 – America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray
After the death of Thomas Jefferson’s wife, his daughter Patsy Jefferson becomes his helpmate, protector, and constant companion. Torn between love, principles, and the bonds of family, Patsy questions whether she can choose a life as the wife of William Short, a staunch abolitionist and ambitious diplomat, and still be a devoted daughter.