Upcoming book group meetings

There are two book group meetings coming up that you won’t want to miss! Copies of both books are available at the Robbins Circulation Desk. Book discussions are free and open to everyone.

Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

bookthiefJanuary 14, 7pm at the Starbucks in Arlington Center

We’ll be discussing The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel–a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

Staff Picks Book Group

honoluluJanuary 24, 7pm in the 4th Floor Conference Room

We’ll be discussing Honolulu by Alan Brennert

The rich, unforgettable story of a young “picture bride” who journeys to Hawai’i in 1914 in search of a better life. With its passionate knowledge of people and places in Hawai’i far off the tourist track, Honolulu is most of all the spellbinding tale of four women in a new world, united by dreams, disappointment, sacrifices, and friendship.

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