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Book Discussions

All are welcome to join our lively, informal book discussions held on the second Monday of each month at 7 pm. Fiction and non-fiction titles are chosen based on professional reviews, awards lists, and recommendations from the group members. No registration needed, just drop in.


Monday, December 14 at 7 pm

We Hope for Better Things by Erin Bartels
When Elizabeth Balsam is asked to deliver a box of old photos to a relative she didn't know she had, she begins a journey of discovery about her family, including two remarkable women who embodied courage and love in the face of war, racism, and persecution. FICTION

Libby: eBook
hoopla: eBook & Audiobook
cloudLibrary: eBook

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Meeting ID: 867 3108 4472
Passcode: 231486


Monday, January 11 at 7 pm

This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
In the summer of 1932, four children flee from the Lincoln Indian Training School, a pitiless place where Native American children who've been forcibly separated from their parents are sent to be educated, and travel the Mississippi River on a life-changing odyssey. FICTION

Libby: eBook & Audiobook
hoopla: Audiobook

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Meeting ID: 867 3108 4472
Passcode: 231486


Mighty Justice: My Life in Civil Rights by Dovey Johnson Roundtree

Monday, February 8 at 7 pm
This legendary African American civil rights attorney recounts her trailblazing life in this inspiring, beautifully told story that shows how one remarkable woman changed history, and how urgent it is to continue her work today.

hoopla: eBook

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Meeting ID: 867 3108 4472
Passcode: 231486

For those 21+. This is not your parents’ book club. Kick back, relax and chat about books while enjoying your favorite beverage. (BYOB…buy your own beverage)!  We meet every other month at The Wagon Wheel on Main Street.


Nothing To See Here by Kevin Wilson

Tuesday, December 1 at 7 pm
A moving and uproarious novel about a woman who finds meaning in her life when she begins caring for two children with remarkable and disturbing abilities. FICTION

eBook & Audiobook

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Meeting ID: 850 2705 3748
Passcode: 419238

 


Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Tuesday, February 2 at 7 pm
The unforgettable story of a young family from Cameroon making a new life in New York during the 2008 financial crisis and the ramifications of the economy on both them and the patriarch’s employer. FICTION

eBook & Audiobook

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Meeting ID: 850 2705 3748
Passcode: 419238

2020 COMMUNITY READS

The Neighborhood Library Association (NLA) is a group of seven area libraries in a collaborative partnership. Our goal is to bring members of our communities together to read and discuss the same book in an annual Community Reads. These seven libraries also encourage community members to come together for events and programs related to that year’s book. The seven libraries composing the NLA are: Commerce Township Community Library, Lyon Township Public Library, Northville District Library, Novi Public Library, Salem-South Lyon District Library, Walled Lake City Library, and Wixom Public Library.

Visit the Neighborhood Library Association’s Community Reads website for more information.

Between the Lines Virtual Book Discussion

Kent StateNovember 9, 2020

Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio by Derf Backderf
This is a graphic novel presentation of the shocking event from 50 years ago, when the National Guard gunned down unarmed college students protesting the Vietnam War. Non-Fiction

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Meeting ID: 841 4219 4162
Passcode: 216280

 

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