• Book Clubs

    The Library has a number of book group offerings including:  Brown Bag, New Perspectives, and Cooking Matters @ DAML. At this time the book groups are meeting online via Zoom. 

    If you would like to join, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will send you an invitation to the Zoom meeting and arrange for book pickup. 

    Brown Bag Book Group
    A book group that focuses on popular titles from many genres
    Meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month from 12:30-1:30pm
    Month     
    Meeting Title
    January 01/26/2021  Pachinko -- Min Lee
    February 02/23/2021  Quiet -- Susan Cain
    March 03/23/2021  The Moviegoer -- Walker Percy
    April 04/27/2021  Lies My Teacher Told Me -- James W. Loewen
    May 05/25/2021  The Alcehmist -- Paulo Coehlo
    June 06/22/2021  Ask Again, Yes -- Mary Beth Keane

     

    New Perspectives Book Group
    Focus on books that show different ways of looking at life
    Meets on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month from 12-1pm
    Month     
    Title
    December 2020/January 2021  Lovingkindness -- Sharon Salzberg
    February 2021  Being Mortal --Atul Gawande
    March 16 & April 6, 2021  The Happiness Project -- Gretchen Rubin
    April 20, 2021  When Things Fall Apart -- Pema Chödrön
    May 18, 2021  The 5 Love Languages -- Gary Champman

     

    Cooking Matters @ DAML
    Enjoy cooking recipes and sharing when possible or discuss cooking and health topics
    Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 12-1:00pm
    Month     
    Meeting Title
    January 01/13/2021  Soup, Salad and Quiche
    February 02/10/2021  Eating for the Long Haul with Registered Dietician: Joanne Heidkamp
    March 03/10/2021  Mediterranean Recipe Share
    April  04/14/2021  Eating for the Long Haul with Registered Dietician: Joanne Heidkamp

     


     

  • Brown Bag Book Discussion Online

    liesmyteachertoldmeTuesday, April 27, 12:30-1:30pm. Join us for a discussion of Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong by James W. Loewen. Americans have lost touch with their history, and in Lies My Teacher Told Me Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying eighteen leading high school American history texts, he has concluded that not one does a decent job of making history interesting or memorable. (from Goodreads).  Email the library at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to place a copy on hold or read/listen on Hoopla. If you would like to join, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the library at 878-4918 and we will send you an invitation to the Zoom meeting.

  • New Perspectives Book Discussion

    whenthingsfallapartTuesday, April 20, 12pm-1pm. When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chödrön. The beautiful practicality of her teaching has made Pema Chödrön one of the most beloved of contemporary American spiritual authors among Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike.  A collection of talks she gave between 1987 and 1994, the book is a treasury of wisdom for going on living when we are overcome by pain and difficulties. eAudiobook and eBook Available in Overdrive (LUV) collection. Contact the Library if you would like help accessing of our resources. To join, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the library at 878-4918 we will send you an invitation to the Zoom meeting.