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Thursday January 1, 2015 -  Thursday December 31, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping Book & Short Story Discussions; Author Talks! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For a complete listing of discussions about literature and writing, please click here:

Book Discussions    
Monday April 27, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Next Chapter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Make friends, talk about books, and read and learn in a relaxed community setting.  The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) offers an opportunity for adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to participate in a weekly book club.  The group will meet on Mondays at 6:30 pm to read aloud and discuss a book for one hour. Books are provided by the library.

Space is limited; please register by calling Beth Miller at 1-866-941-8188.

    Location: Eastern Branch
Thursday April 30, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Club: Pavilion of Women by Pearl S. Buck Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

Please view the link to the Atlantic Highlands Evening Book Club Blog    http://ahlebc.blogspot.com/

The book schedule for 2015 (dates and books) appears in the right hand column as you scroll down (underneath "Get Blog Updates Via Email!")

If you have any further questions, please contact the Atlantic Highlands Branch.

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
Sunday May 3, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Russian Language Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Today, Moderator Ulyana Solomko lead the discussion on  A. Rybakov's The Dirk

This book discussion is part of the award-winning series: Literature of World Languages: A Public Forum for Multilingual Book Discussions.

Books are read and discussed in Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Russian and Spanish languages.

Books are available at Library Headquarters' Circulation Desk.

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_book_bunch1 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chinese Language Book Discussion (Changed from May 9) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Today, Moderator Mr. Sin-Kie Tjho will lead the discussion on Why are Jewish People Outstanding byTeshima, Yuro. 

This book discussion is part of the award-winning series: Literature of World Languages: A Public Forum for Multilingual Book Discussions.
Books are read and discussed in Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Russian and Spanish languages.

Books are available at Library Headquarters' Circulation Desk.

    Location: Headquarters
Monday May 4, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Next Chapter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Make friends, talk about books, and read and learn in a relaxed community setting.  The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) offers an opportunity for adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to participate in a weekly book club.  The group will meet on Mondays at 6:30 pm to read aloud and discuss a book for one hour. Books are provided by the library.

Space is limited; please register by calling Beth Miller at 1-866-941-8188.

    Location: Eastern Branch
Tuesday May 5, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Colts Neck Library Book Club: Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League by Jonathan Odell Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

Set in pre-Civil Rights Mississippi, and inspired by his Mississippi childhood, Jonathan Odell tells the story of two young mothers, Hazel and Vida – one wealthy and white and the other poor and black – who have only two things in common: the devastating loss of their children, and a deep and abiding loathing for one another. Embittered and distrusting, Vida is harassed by Delphi’s racist sheriff and haunted by the son she lost to the world. Hazel, too, has lost a son and can’t keep a grip on her fractured life. After drunkenly crashing her car into a manger scene while gunning for the baby Jesus, Hazel is sedated and bed-ridden. Hazel’s husband hires Vida to keep tabs on his unpredictable wife and to care for his sole surviving son. Forced to spend time together with no one else to rely on, the two women find they have more in common than they thought, and together they turn the town on its head. It is the story of a town, a people, and a culture on the verge of a great change that begins with small things, like unexpected friendship.

This book discussion will be moderated by Colts Neck Librarian Stephanie Laurino. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend, however registration is preferred. Stop by or call the library to reserve your copy of the book today.

    Location: Colts Neck
 
lib_bookflipping 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Book Discussion: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

As a child, Rosemary Cooke never stopped talking: as a young woman, she lives in the silence of intentional forgetting.  Her adored older brother is a fugitive, her mother is a shell of her former self, her father is now a distant, brooding man. And Fern, Rosemary's beloved sister, suffers a fate the family, in all their innocence, could never have imagined.

Copies of the book are available in the library.

    Location: Ocean Township
 
lib_book3 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Motivational and Disability Awareness Seminar & Author Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Join us as author of "Hear" I Am!!, Jennifer Beilis (MA, Education and Deafness Rehabilitation, New York University) presents a seminar on self-help, goal setting, motivation, mental health, disability advocacy, education and employment.  

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
Wednesday May 6, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Wednesday Morning Page Turners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez

Cristina Henríquez’s powerful novel takes place in a run-down apartment building in Delaware, home to nine families who arrived in the United States from various South and Central American countries. In alternating chapters, these men and women share stories of how their adopted country has left its mark on them, for better and worse.

 

 

 


Limited number of books available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Marlboro
Thursday May 7, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Colts Neck Library Book Club: Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League by Jonathan Odell Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

Set in pre-Civil Rights Mississippi, and inspired by his Mississippi childhood, Jonathan Odell tells the story of two young mothers, Hazel and Vida – one wealthy and white and the other poor and black – who have only two things in common: the devastating loss of their children, and a deep and abiding loathing for one another. Embittered and distrusting, Vida is harassed by Delphi’s racist sheriff and haunted by the son she lost to the world. Hazel, too, has lost a son and can’t keep a grip on her fractured life. After drunkenly crashing her car into a manger scene while gunning for the baby Jesus, Hazel is sedated and bed-ridden. Hazel’s husband hires Vida to keep tabs on his unpredictable wife and to care for his sole surviving son. Forced to spend time together with no one else to rely on, the two women find they have more in common than they thought, and together they turn the town on its head. It is the story of a town, a people, and a culture on the verge of a great change that begins with small things, like unexpected friendship.

This book discussion will be moderated by Colts Neck Librarian Stephanie Laurino. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend, however registration is preferred. Stop by or call the library to reserve your copy of the book today.

    Location: Colts Neck
Friday May 8, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_mag 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM The Great Books Book Club: Weekend by Fay Weldon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

  The books that bite and sting us are the great books, by the greatest thinkers and writers of all time.  These are the works that can make you think and question. The Great Books Book Club offers you a way to discover these books.

    Location: Wall Township
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Saturday May 9, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Monmouth Writers Critique Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Moderator: Rick Kelsten

Useful feedback can go a long way to help you become a better writer, but how do you separate the helpful from the unhelpful? Join us for a series of monthly critique sessions. If you’d like to share your own work for constructive feedback, see www.monmouthwriters.com for details of what to expect, as well as format/printing instructions. Priority will be given to folks who follow the straightforward submission guidelines.  

Critique Sessions:  meet the 2nd Saturday of the month

Call the library to register: 732-938-2300

www.monmouthwriters.com    
    Location: Howell
 
lib_book_bunch1 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Hindi Language Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Today, Moderator Ragini Chaturvedi will lead the discussion on Is Hindi Dying Out?

This book discussion is part of the award-winning series: Literature of World Languages: A Public Forum for Multilingual Book Discussions.
Books are read and discussed in Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Russian and Spanish languages.

Books are available at Library Headquarters' Circulation Desk.

    Location: Headquarters
Monday May 11, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Next Chapter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Make friends, talk about books, and read and learn in a relaxed community setting.  The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) offers an opportunity for adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to participate in a weekly book club.  The group will meet on Mondays at 6:30 pm to read aloud and discuss a book for one hour. Books are provided by the library.

Space is limited; please register by calling Beth Miller at 1-866-941-8188.

    Location: Eastern Branch
Monday May 18, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Next Chapter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Make friends, talk about books, and read and learn in a relaxed community setting.  The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) offers an opportunity for adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to participate in a weekly book club.  The group will meet on Mondays at 6:30 pm to read aloud and discuss a book for one hour. Books are provided by the library.

Space is limited; please register by calling Beth Miller at 1-866-941-8188.

    Location: Eastern Branch
Tuesday May 19, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Discussion: Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

Chronicles the unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson and American divorcee Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Telling Tales - An Adult Short Story Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Collection of Short Stories in a Variety of Genres.

Blooming Season for Cacti by Citra Banerjee Divakaruni.

This story is taken from the second short story collection of DivaKaruni "The Unknown Errors of Our Lives" which is is focused on women striving to create new identities while gracefulling incorporating the old.

The story"Blooming Season for Cacti" is about two women, uprooted from their native land by violence and deception,and how they find unexpected comfort and hope in each other. 

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday May 20, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Book Discussion: Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

Chronicles the unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson and American divorcee Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Book Discussion: Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

Chronicles the unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson and American divorcee Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne.

    Location: Eastern Branch
Thursday May 21, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Senior Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Seniors are invited to join this book discussion club which meets every third Thursday of the month.

And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini


This family saga spans six generations as they journey across continents from Afghanistan to the USA. Hosseini explores the ways families nurture, wound, betray, honor, and sacrifice for one another; and how often we are surprised by the actions of those closest to us.

Call the library for information 732-938-2300

Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk.

 

    Location: Howell
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Thursday Morning Book Discussion Arcadia by Lauren Groff Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Set in the fields and forests or western New York State in the late 1960s, several dozen idealists set out to live off the land, founding what becomes a famous commune centered on the grounds of a decaying mansion called Arcadia House.  Arcadia follows with lyrical, rollicking, tragic, and exquisite utopian dream from its hopeful start through its heyday and beyond.

Arcadia is the second novel by Lauren Groff who is also the author of The Monsters of Templeton.  Arcadia was named at one of the best books by the New York Times, Washington Post and Kirkus Review.

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Wall Book Club: How It All Began by Penelope Lively Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

When Charlotte Rainsford, a retired schoolteacher, is accosted by a petty thief on a London street, the consequences ripple across the lives of acquaintances and strangers alike. Through a richly conceived and colorful cast of characters, Lively explores the powerful role of chance in people's lives and illustrates how  paths can be altered irrevocably by someone we will never meet.

    Location: Wall Township
 
rec_swords.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:20 PM OUTLANDER Book Club & Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

Outlander Book Series is multi-categorical:  Historical Fiction. Men in Kilts. Romance. Adventure. Mystery. SciFi. You may know and love the television series in which a determined heroine falls back in time to 18th Century Scotland. Now, dive into the books themselves and join our Outlander Book Club & Discussion Series.  Beginning with Author Diana Gabaldon's first book, Outlander, New York Times bestseller, share your thoughts, questions, and feelings about this multi-genre, epic work. You may love it, ya ken.

This book discussion group will meet on Thursdays: May 21, June 4, June 18, July 2 and July 16. Registration is recommended. Please register below. Limited number of books are available.

 

    Location: Headquarters
    The registration period has not begun.
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lib_book_signing 7:00 PM  -  8:25 PM The Monmouth Creative Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

 If you have an interest in writing and you care to share your work, the Monmouth Creative Writers' Group meets every third Thursday of the month at 7 o'clock at the Monmouth County Library-Headquarters. Our goal is simply to offer constructive criticism and support to fellow writers. These sessions are free and open to the public. If you are interested in reading something to the group, choose a piece that is under 1500 words and bring ten copies to distribute so the group can read along.

    Location: Headquarters
Friday May 22, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Hebrew Language Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Today, we will discuss  Israel loved Joseph best of all his sons...Genesis 37:3-5  with Moderator Dr. Nelly Segal.

Part of the award-winning series: Literature of World Languages: A Public Forum for Multilingual Book Discussions, books are read and discussed in Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Russian and Spanish languages.

Books will be available at Library Headquarters' Circulation Desk.

 

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday May 27, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Women of Words Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Join us as we discuss Palisades Park by Alan Brennert  

A story about a family of dreamers and their lives within the legendary Palisades Amusement Park; growing up in the 1930s, there is no more magical place than Palisades Amusement Park in New Jersey.

Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Howell
Thursday May 28, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Bookbites - A Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Caleb's Crossing: A Novel by Geraldine Brooks

Once again, Geraldine Brooks takes a remarkable shard of history and brings it to vivid life. In 1665, a young man from Martha's Vineyard became the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College.  Uppon this slender factual scaffold, Brooks has created a luminous tale of love and faith, magic and adventure.

    Location: Hazlet
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Club: The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

Please view the link to the Atlantic Highlands Evening Book Club Blog    http://ahlebc.blogspot.com/

The book schedule for 2015 (dates and books) appears in the right hand column as you scroll down (underneath "Get Blog Updates Via Email!")

If you have any further questions, please contact the Atlantic Highlands Branch.

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
Monday June 1, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Next Chapter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Make friends, talk about books, and read and learn in a relaxed community setting.  The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) offers an opportunity for adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to participate in a weekly book club.  The group will meet on Mondays at 6:30 pm to read aloud and discuss a book for one hour. Books are provided by the library.

Space is limited; please register by calling Beth Miller at 1-866-941-8188.

    Location: Eastern Branch
Tuesday June 2, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Colts Neck Library Book Club: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

This is Ng’s debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee; their middle daughter, a girl who inherited her mother’s bright blue eyes and her father’s jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue—in Marilyn’s case that her daughter become a doctor rather than a homemaker, in James’s case that Lydia be popular at school, a girl with a busy social life and the center of every party. What will happen to Lydia? What path will she choose or be chosen for her? A profoundly moving story of family, history, and the meaning of home, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, exploring the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family, and uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another.

This book discussion will be moderated by Colts Neck Librarian Stephanie Laurino. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend, however registration is preferred. Stop by or call the library to reserve your copy of the book today.

    Location: Colts Neck
 
lib_bookflipping 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Book Discussion: Rooftops of Tehran by Mahbod Seraji Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

In a middle-class neighborhood of Iran's sprawling capital city during the summer of 1973, 17-year-old Pasha Shahed learns the reality of living under a powerful despot when, through his secret love for his beautiful next-door neighbor, he becomes a beacon for the secret police.

Copies of the book are available in the library.

    Location: Ocean Township
Thursday June 4, 2015 Go To Top
rec_swords.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:20 PM OUTLANDER Book Club & Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

Outlander Book Series is multi-categorical:  Historical Fiction. Men in Kilts. Romance. Adventure. Mystery. SciFi. You may know and love the television series in which a determined heroine falls back in time to 18th Century Scotland. Now, dive into the books themselves and join our Outlander Book Club & Discussion Series.  Beginning with Author Diana Gabaldon's first book, Outlander, New York Times bestseller, share your thoughts, questions, and feelings about this multi-genre, epic work. You may love it, ya ken.

This book discussion group will meet on Thursdays: May 21, June 4, June 18, July 2 and July 16. Registration is recommended. Please register below. Limited number of books are available.

 

    Location: Headquarters
    The registration period has not begun.
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Colts Neck Library Book Club: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

This is Ng’s debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee; their middle daughter, a girl who inherited her mother’s bright blue eyes and her father’s jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue—in Marilyn’s case that her daughter become a doctor rather than a homemaker, in James’s case that Lydia be popular at school, a girl with a busy social life and the center of every party. What will happen to Lydia? What path will she choose or be chosen for her? A profoundly moving story of family, history, and the meaning of home, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, exploring the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family, and uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another.

This book discussion will be moderated by Colts Neck Librarian Stephanie Laurino. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend, however registration is preferred. Stop by or call the library to reserve your copy of the book today.

    Location: Colts Neck
Friday June 5, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_mag 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM The Great Books Book Club: Torch Song by John Cheever Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

The books that bite and sting us are the great books, by the greatest thinkers and writers of all time.  These are the works that can make you think and question. The Great Books Book Club offers you a way to discover these books.

    Location: Wall Township
Monday June 8, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Next Chapter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Make friends, talk about books, and read and learn in a relaxed community setting.  The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) offers an opportunity for adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to participate in a weekly book club.  The group will meet on Mondays at 6:30 pm to read aloud and discuss a book for one hour. Books are provided by the library.

Space is limited; please register by calling Beth Miller at 1-866-941-8188.

    Location: Eastern Branch
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Wednesday June 10, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Wednesday Morning Page Turners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Still Life with Breadcrumbs : A Novel  by Anna Quindlen


 
Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist Anna Quindlen tells the story of Rebecca Winter, a once famous photographer, now 60, who finds herself on the flip side of fame and fortune. She gives up her perfect Manhattan apartment for a paltry upstate cabin, where she soon finds inspiration for new work in unexpected places.

 

Limited number of books available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Marlboro
Saturday June 13, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Monmouth Writers Critique Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Moderator: Rick Kelsten

Useful feedback can go a long way to help you become a better writer, but how do you separate the helpful from the unhelpful? Join us for a series of monthly critique sessions. If you’d like to share your own work for constructive feedback, see www.monmouthwriters.com for details of what to expect, as well as format/printing instructions. Priority will be given to folks who follow the straightforward submission guidelines.  

Critique Sessions:  meet the 2nd Saturday of the month

Call the library to register: 732-938-2300

www.monmouthwriters.com    
    Location: Howell
Tuesday June 16, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Discussion: Song of the Shank by Jeffery Renard Allen Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

In 1866, Tom and his guardian, Eliza Bethune, struggle to adjust to their fashionable apartment in the city in the aftermath of riots that had driven them away a few years before.  Soon a stranger arrives from the mysterious island of Edgemere, inhabited soley by African settlers and black refugees from the war and riots, who intends to reunite Tom with his now-liberated mother.

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
lib_bookpurple 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Telling Tales: An Adult Short Story Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

A Collection of Short Stories in a Variety of Genres.

Who"s Irish? by Gish Jen

"Who's Irish" by Gish Jen is a story of an elderly Chinese woman, living in America, trying to help her daughter and her family raise her granddaughter Sophie.  She struggles while watching Sophie grow up in this culture and wishes to discipline her the way a proper Chinese girl is raised.  This brings conflict between the grandmother and her daughter, Sophie's mother.

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday June 17, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Book Discussion: Song of the Shank by Jeffery Renard Allen Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

In 1866, Tom and his guardian, Eliza Bethune, struggle to adjust to their fashionable apartment in the city in the aftermath of riots that had driven them away a few years before.  Soon a stranger arrives from the mysterious island of Edgemere, inhabited soley by African settlers and black refugees from the war and riots, who intends to reunite Tom with his now-liberated mother.

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Book Discussion: Song of the Shank by Jeffery Renard Allen Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

In 1866, Tom and his guardian, Eliza Bethune, struggle to adjust to their fashionable apartment in the city in the aftermath of riots that had driven them away a few years before.  Soon a stranger arrives from the mysterious island of Edgemere, inhabited soley by African settlers and black refugees from the war and riots, who intends to reunite Tom with his now-liberated mother.

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
Thursday June 18, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Senior Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Seniors are invited to join this book discussion club which meets every third Thursday of the month.

The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom 

      
Father Time has been banished to a cave for 6,000 years for his brazenness. He is given a chance to redeem himself with a mission to teach two wayward souls the true value of time in this modern fable.

Call the library for information 732-938-2300

Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk.

 

    Location: Howell
 
lib_bookflipping 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Wall Book Club: The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel by Gabrielle Zevin Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. He lives alone, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. But when a mysterious package appears at the bookstore, its unexpected arrival gives Fikry the chance to make his life over--and see everything anew.

    Location: Wall Township
 
rec_swords.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:20 PM OUTLANDER Book Club & Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

Outlander Book Series is multi-categorical:  Historical Fiction. Men in Kilts. Romance. Adventure. Mystery. SciFi. You may know and love the television series in which a determined heroine falls back in time to 18th Century Scotland. Now, dive into the books themselves and join our Outlander Book Club & Discussion Series.  Beginning with Author Diana Gabaldon's first book, Outlander, New York Times bestseller, share your thoughts, questions, and feelings about this multi-genre, epic work. You may love it, ya ken.

This book discussion group will meet on Thursdays: May 21, June 4, June 18, July 2 and July 16. Registration is recommended. Please register below. Limited number of books are available.

 

    Location: Headquarters
    The registration period has not begun.
 
lib_book_signing 7:00 PM  -  8:25 PM The Monmouth Creative Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

 If you have an interest in writing and you care to share your work, the Monmouth Creative Writers' Group meets every third Thursday of the month at 7 o'clock at the Monmouth County Library-Headquarters. Our goal is simply to offer constructive criticism and support to fellow writers. These sessions are free and open to the public. If you are interested in reading something to the group, choose a piece that is under 1500 words and bring ten copies to distribute so the group can read along.

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday June 24, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Women of Words Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Join us as we discuss Gone Girl  by Gillian Flynn

On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Suddenly the beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River.

Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Howell
Thursday June 25, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Club: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

Please view the link to the Atlantic Highlands Evening Book Club Blog    http://ahlebc.blogspot.com/

The book schedule for 2015 (dates and books) appears in the right hand column as you scroll down (underneath "Get Blog Updates Via Email!")

If you have any further questions, please contact the Atlantic Highlands Branch.

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
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Thursday July 2, 2015 Go To Top
rec_swords.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:20 PM OUTLANDER Book Club & Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

Outlander Book Series is multi-categorical:  Historical Fiction. Men in Kilts. Romance. Adventure. Mystery. SciFi. You may know and love the television series in which a determined heroine falls back in time to 18th Century Scotland. Now, dive into the books themselves and join our Outlander Book Club & Discussion Series.  Beginning with Author Diana Gabaldon's first book, Outlander, New York Times bestseller, share your thoughts, questions, and feelings about this multi-genre, epic work. You may love it, ya ken.

This book discussion group will meet on Thursdays: May 21, June 4, June 18, July 2 and July 16. Registration is recommended. Please register below. Limited number of books are available.

 

    Location: Headquarters
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday July 8, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Wednesday Morning Page Turners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Under the Wide and Starry Sky: A Novel by Nancy Horan

In this fictionalized romantic biography by Nancy Horan (Loving Frank, 2007) it’s 1875 when Fanny Osbourne arrives in Europe with her three children to escape her perpetually unfaithful husband. She soon meets Robert Louis Stevenson and they begin their relationship which includes journeys to Scotland, Switzerland, France, Bournemouth, Colorado, and the South Seas


Limited number of books available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Marlboro
Tuesday July 14, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Discussion: The Book of Unknown Americans by Christina Henriquez Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

After their daughter Maribel suffers a near-fatal accident, the Riveras leave Mexico and come to America.  But upon settling in Delaware, they discover that Maribel's recovery -- the piece of the American Dream on which they've pinned all their hopes -- will not be easy.

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
Wednesday July 15, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Book Discussion: The Book of Unknown Americans by Christina Henriquez Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

After their daughter Maribel suffers a near-fatal accident, the Riveras leave Mexico and come to America.  But upon settling in Delaware, they discover that Maribel's recovery -- the piece of the American Dream on which they've pinned all their hopes -- will not be easy.

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Book Discussion: The Book of Unknown Americans by Christina Henriquez Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

After their daughter Maribel suffers a near-fatal accident, the Riveras leave Mexico and come to America.  But upon settling in Delaware, they discover that Maribel's recovery -- the piece of the American Dream on which they've pinned all their hopes -- will not be easy.

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
Thursday July 16, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Senior Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Seniors are invited to join this book discussion club which meets every third Thursday of the month.

The English Girl: A Novel by Daniel Silva


The British prime minister has received a ransom demand for his captive lover. Pay in seven days, or she dies and the scandal will be revealed to the media. Gabriel Allon, Israeli secret agent, is called on to rescue Madeline Hart.

Call the library for information 732-938-2300

Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk.

 

    Location: Howell
 
lib_bookflipping 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Wall Book Club: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel by Rachel Joyce Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

Harold Fry, a retired sales rep, beleaguered husband and passive observer of his own life, decides one morning to walk 600 miles across England to save an old friend. In playwright Joyce's first novel, Harold wins us over with his classic anti-heroism. Setting off on the long journey, he wears the wrong jacket, doesn't have a toothbrush, and leaves his phone at home--in short, he is wholly unprepared. But as he travels, Harold finally has time to reflect on his failings as a husband, father, friend, and this helps him become someone we, and his wife Maureen, respect.

    Location: Wall Township
 
rec_swords.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:20 PM OUTLANDER Book Club & Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

Outlander Book Series is multi-categorical:  Historical Fiction. Men in Kilts. Romance. Adventure. Mystery. SciFi. You may know and love the television series in which a determined heroine falls back in time to 18th Century Scotland. Now, dive into the books themselves and join our Outlander Book Club & Discussion Series.  Beginning with Author Diana Gabaldon's first book, Outlander, New York Times bestseller, share your thoughts, questions, and feelings about this multi-genre, epic work. You may love it, ya ken.

This book discussion group will meet on Thursdays: May 21, June 4, June 18, July 2 and July 16. Registration is recommended. Please register below. Limited number of books are available.

 

    Location: Headquarters
    The registration period has not begun.
 
lib_book_signing 7:00 PM  -  8:25 PM The Monmouth Creative Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

 If you have an interest in writing and you care to share your work, the Monmouth Creative Writers' Group meets every third Thursday of the month at 7 o'clock at the Monmouth County Library-Headquarters. Our goal is simply to offer constructive criticism and support to fellow writers. These sessions are free and open to the public. If you are interested in reading something to the group, choose a piece that is under 1500 words and bring ten copies to distribute so the group can read along.

    Location: Headquarters
Tuesday July 21, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Telling Tales: An Adult Short Story Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

20 Under 40

Authors from the New Yorker Magazine

July 21

The Dinner Party by Joshua Ferris

"The Dinner Party" explores the repetitiveness of domesticity and the restlessness that is often associated with it. It also questions to what point is a friendship, or relationship, worth keeping after one has grown out of it or changed. Are the superficial routines of the dinner party worth it? At what point do we stop pretending?

 

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday July 22, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Women of Words Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Join us as we discuss  The Storyteller: a novel  by Jodi Picoult

Baker Sage Singer lives a solitary life toiling through the night, preparing the next day's bread and hiding scars both visible and buried till she strikes up an unlikely friendship with a retired German teacher.

Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Howell
Thursday July 30, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Club: Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

Please view the link to the Atlantic Highlands Evening Book Club Blog    http://ahlebc.blogspot.com/

The book schedule for 2015 (dates and books) appears in the right hand column as you scroll down (underneath "Get Blog Updates Via Email!")

If you have any further questions, please contact the Atlantic Highlands Branch.

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
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Friday July 31, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:30 AM Books 2 Blockbusters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

Join us as we discuss popular books that have been made into a film and will be coming to a theater near you!

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

A New York Times bestseller - with more than one million copies sold-by the author of The Girl You Left Behind.

They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose...

Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life-steady boyfriend, close family-who has never been farther afield than their tiny village.  She takes a badly needed job work for ex-Master of the universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident.  Will has always lived a huge life-big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel-and now he's pretty sure he cannot live the way he is.

Books are Available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday August 5, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Wednesday Morning Page Turners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Euphoria  by Lily King

One of the New York Times Book Reviews 10 Best Books of 2014, this story is set in New Guinea and is based on anthropologist Margaret Mead’s relationship with her second and third husbands, R.F. Fortune and Gregory Bateson, although author Lily King tinkers with the names and the outcomes in this atmospheric romantic fiction.

Limited number of books available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Marlboro
Tuesday August 18, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Discussion: The Promise by Ann Weisgarber Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

In 1900, a talented pianist finds herself in a desperate situation and agrees to marry an acquaintance who is widowed and lives in Galveston, Texas.  

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
lib_bookpurple 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Telling Tales: An Adult Short Story Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

20 Under 40

Short Story Authors from the New Yorker Magazine

August 18th

Haunting Olivia by Karen Russell

"Haunting Olivia" is the story of two brothers grieving for their lost sister by searching for whatever ghost or essence she may have left behind.

 

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday August 19, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Book Discussion: The Promise by Ann Weisgarber Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

In 1900, a talented pianist finds herself in a desperate situation and agrees to marry an acquaintance who is widowed and lives in Galveston, Texas.  

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Book Discussion: The Promise by Ann Weisgarber Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

In 1900, a talented pianist finds herself in a desperate situation and agrees to marry an acquaintance who is widowed and lives in Galveston, Texas.  

    Location: Eastern Branch
Thursday August 20, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Senior Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Seniors are invited to join this book discussion club which meets every third Thursday of the month.

The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty


Cecilia assumes she has a perfect marriage, three perfect daughters, and a perfectly organized life. Then she finds a letter from her husband to be opened in the event of his death. She opens it anyway, and everything she believed is thrown into doubt.

Call the library for information 732-938-2300

Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk.

 

    Location: Howell
 
lib_book_signing 7:00 PM  -  8:25 PM The Monmouth Creative Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

 If you have an interest in writing and you care to share your work, the Monmouth Creative Writers' Group meets every third Thursday of the month at 7 o'clock at the Monmouth County Library-Headquarters. Our goal is simply to offer constructive criticism and support to fellow writers. These sessions are free and open to the public. If you are interested in reading something to the group, choose a piece that is under 1500 words and bring ten copies to distribute so the group can read along.

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday August 26, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Women of Words Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Join us as we discuss  Bellman & Black   by Diane Setterfield

William visits the grave of his wife and runs into the mysterious Mr. Black with whom he enters into a Faustian bargain saving his daughter and resulting in the development of a funeral emporium.

Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Howell
Thursday August 27, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Club: Founding Brothers by Joseph Ellis Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

Please view the link to the Atlantic Highlands Evening Book Club Blog    http://ahlebc.blogspot.com/

The book schedule for 2015 (dates and books) appears in the right hand column as you scroll down (underneath "Get Blog Updates Via Email!")

If you have any further questions, please contact the Atlantic Highlands Branch.

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
Saturday September 12, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chinese Language Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Today our moderator, Mrs. Pinkie Wu, will lead A Discussion on Yan Geling's Novels.

Part of the award-winning series: Literature of World Languages: A Public Forum for Multilingual Book Discussions.
Books are read and discussed in Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Russian and Spanish languages.

Books are available at LIbrary Headquarters' Circulation Desk.

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_book_bunch1 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Hindi Language Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Today our moderator, Ragini Chaturvedi, will lead A Discussion on Dating & Marriage Tension in Indo-American Homes.

Part of the award-winning series: Literature of World Languages: A Public Forum for Multilingual Book Discussions.
Books are read and discussed in Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Russian and Spanish languages.

Books are available at LIbrary Headquarters' Circulation Desk.

    Location: Headquarters
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Thursday September 17, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Senior Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Seniors are invited to join this book discussion club which meets every third Thursday of the month.

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner


The Compson family tragedy features some of the most memorable characters in literature. Their lives fragmented and harrowed by history and legacy, the character's voices and actions mesh to create what is arguably Faulkner's masterpiece and one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century.

Call the library for information 732-938-2300

Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk.

 

    Location: Howell
 
lib_book_signing 7:00 PM  -  8:25 PM The Monmouth Creative Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

 If you have an interest in writing and you care to share your work, the Monmouth Creative Writers' Group meets every third Thursday of the month at 7 o'clock at the Monmouth County Library-Headquarters. Our goal is simply to offer constructive criticism and support to fellow writers. These sessions are free and open to the public. If you are interested in reading something to the group, choose a piece that is under 1500 words and bring ten copies to distribute so the group can read along.

    Location: Headquarters
Friday September 18, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Hebrew Language Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Today, we will discuss Favours and Pleasures by Noa Yedlin with Moderator Dr. Nelly Segal

Part of the award-winning series: Literature of World Languages: A Public Forum for Multilingual Book Discussions, books are read and discussed in Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Russian and Spanish languages.

Books are available at Library Headquarters' Circulation Desk.

    Location: Headquarters
Thursday September 24, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Club: Middletown, America by Gail Sheehy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

Please view the link to the Atlantic Highlands Evening Book Club Blog    http://ahlebc.blogspot.com/

The book schedule for 2015 (dates and books) appears in the right hand column as you scroll down (underneath "Get Blog Updates Via Email!")

If you have any further questions, please contact the Atlantic Highlands Branch.

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
Tuesday September 29, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Telling Tales: An Adult Short Story Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

20 Under 40

Short Story Authors from The New Yorker Magazine

September 29th

An Honest Exit by Dinaw Mengestu

The story is told in the first person by a professor of English who father fled Ethiopia for America.  The teacher in the story sees the irony in his teaching English literature and composition to young Americans.  He seems a decent enough teacher but his connection to his students has always been just professional.  Then one day he begins to tell his students the story of how his father left Ethiopia for Sudan and ended up years later in America.

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday September 30, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Women of Words Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Join us as we discuss  Fault In Our Stars  by John Green   

At 16, Hazel Grace Lancaster, a three-year stage IV-cancer survivor, is clinically depressed. Her doctor sends her to a weekly support group where she meets Augustus Waters, a fellow cancer survivor, and the two fall in love.

Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Howell
Sunday October 4, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Russian Language Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Today, Moderator Ulyana Solomko lead the discussion on Y.Tomin's Carousels over the City

Part of the award-winning series: Literature of World Languages: A Public Forum for Multilingual Book Discussions, books are read and discussed in Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Russian and Spanish languages.

Books are available at Library Headquarters' Circulation Desk.

    Location: Headquarters
Thursday October 15, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Senior Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Seniors are invited to join this book discussion club which meets every third Thursday of the month.

Rules of Civility by Amor Towles


In 1938, twenty-five-year- old Katey Kontent, armed with a formidable intellect, bracing wit, and cool nerve, embarks on a journey from a secretarial pool through the upper echelons of New York City society in search of a brighter future.

Call the library for information 732-938-2300

Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk.

 

    Location: Howell
 
lib_book_signing 7:00 PM  -  8:25 PM The Monmouth Creative Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

 If you have an interest in writing and you care to share your work, the Monmouth Creative Writers' Group meets every third Thursday of the month at 7 o'clock at the Monmouth County Library-Headquarters. Our goal is simply to offer constructive criticism and support to fellow writers. These sessions are free and open to the public. If you are interested in reading something to the group, choose a piece that is under 1500 words and bring ten copies to distribute so the group can read along.

    Location: Headquarters
Sunday October 25, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Italian Language Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Librarian   732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Today, Moderator Raffaella Weiner leads the discussion on  Italo Calvino's Marcovaldo or Seasons in the City.             .

This book discussion is part of the award-winning series: Literature of World Languages: A Public Forum for Multilingual Book Discussions.

Books are read and discussed in Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Russian and Spanish languages.

Books are available at Library Headquarters' Circulation Desk.

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday October 28, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Women of Words Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Join us as we discuss  First Phone Call From Heaven by Mitch Albom

Widower Sully Harding arrives back in his hometown of Coldwater, MI, just months before the mysterious phone calls start occurring. The calls, from deceased family members or acquaintances, are made to a few select members of this small community.

Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Howell
Thursday October 29, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Club: Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

Please view the link to the Atlantic Highlands Evening Book Club Blog    http://ahlebc.blogspot.com/

The book schedule for 2015 (dates and books) appears in the right hand column as you scroll down (underneath "Get Blog Updates Via Email!")

If you have any further questions, please contact the Atlantic Highlands Branch.

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
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Sunday November 8, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Spanish Language Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Librarian   732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Today's book discussion, The Carpenter's Pencil by Manuel Rivas  is part of the award-winning series: Literature of World Languages: A Public Forum for Multilingual Book Discussions.

Books are read and discussed in Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Russian and Spanish languages.

Books are available at Library Headquarters' Circulation Desk.

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday November 18, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Women of Words Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Join us as we discuss  Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline 

Kline's latest novel weaves contemporary and historical fiction into a compelling story about loss, adaptability, and courage.

Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Howell
Thursday November 19, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Senior Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Seniors are invited to join this book discussion club which meets every third Thursday of the month.

Brooklyn by Colm Toibin


Eilis Lacey emigrates from southwest Ireland to New York. She attempts to master living and working in a strange land and to quell an acute and threatening loneliness. Initially friendless and of few means, Eilis gradually embraces new freedoms, excels in work and school, and falls in love.

Call the library for information 732-938-2300

Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk.

 

    Location: Howell
 
lib_book_signing 7:00 PM  -  8:25 PM The Monmouth Creative Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

 If you have an interest in writing and you care to share your work, the Monmouth Creative Writers' Group meets every third Thursday of the month at 7 o'clock at the Monmouth County Library-Headquarters. Our goal is simply to offer constructive criticism and support to fellow writers. These sessions are free and open to the public. If you are interested in reading something to the group, choose a piece that is under 1500 words and bring ten copies to distribute so the group can read along.

    Location: Headquarters
Thursday December 3, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Club: The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

Please view the link to the Atlantic Highlands Evening Book Club Blog    http://ahlebc.blogspot.com/

The book schedule for 2015 (dates and books) appears in the right hand column as you scroll down (underneath "Get Blog Updates Via Email!")

If you have any further questions, please contact the Atlantic Highlands Branch.

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
Tuesday December 15, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Telling Tales:An Adult Short Story Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
    Location: Headquarters
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lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Senior Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Seniors are invited to join this book discussion club which meets every third Thursday of the month.

The Memory of Running   by Ron McLarty


Smithy Ide is a really nice guy, but he's also an overweight, friendless, womanless, hard-drinking, 43-year-old self-professed loser with a dead-end job.  When Smithy's entire family dies, he embarks on a transcontinental bicycle trip to recover his sister's body and rediscover what it means to live.

Call the library for information 732-938-2300

Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk.

 

    Location: Howell
 
lib_book_signing 7:00 PM  -  8:25 PM The Monmouth Creative Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

 If you have an interest in writing and you care to share your work, the Monmouth Creative Writers' Group meets every third Thursday of the month at 7 o'clock at the Monmouth County Library-Headquarters. Our goal is simply to offer constructive criticism and support to fellow writers. These sessions are free and open to the public. If you are interested in reading something to the group, choose a piece that is under 1500 words and bring ten copies to distribute so the group can read along.

    Location: Headquarters
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