Friday with the Friends
Join the FRIENDS every month for a lively discussion of selected books. The Second Friday Book Club welcomes everyone and no registration is required! This is a brown-bag book club sponsored by the FRIENDS of the West Palm Beach Public Library. Please feel free to bring your lunch! Third floor, Hibiscus Room.
Friday, May 8, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM – Too Bright to Hear Too Loud To See by Juliann Garey. In this brilliant inside look at mental illness that weaves together three timelines, Greyson Todd leaves his successful Hollywood career and wife and young daughter to travel the world, giving free reign to the bipolar disorder he has been forced to keep hidden for almost 20 years.
Friday, June 12, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM – The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. When World War II strikes and Antoine is sent off to fight, Viann and Isabelle’s father sends Isabelle to help her older sister cope. As the war progresses, it’s not only the sisters’ relationship that is tested, but also their strength and their individual senses of right and wrong. Vivid and exquisite in its illumination of a time and place that was filled with great monstrosities, but also great humanity and strength, the novel will provoke thought and discussion that will have readers talking long after they turn the last page”.
Just for Mystery Lovers
The Mystery Lovers Book Club welcomes everyone and no registration is required! Third floor, Hibiscus Room.
Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM – Rumpole Misbehaves by John Mortimer. His ire raised by a series of procedural abuses through which children have been imprisoned without trial for innocent activities, Rumpole defends a youth who has been targeted for playing on a posh street.
Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM – Wicked Autumn by G. M. Malliet. Max Tudor has adapted well to his post as vicar of St. Edwold’s in the idyllic village of Nether Monkslip. The quiet village seems the perfect home for Max, who has fled a harrowing past as an MI5 agent.But this new-found serenity is quickly shattered when the highly vocal and unpopular president of the Women’s Institute turns up dead at the Harvest Fayre. The death looks like an accident, but Max’s training as a former agent kicks in, and before long he suspects foul play.
Conversando sobre libros
Acompanenos cada el tercer sábado del mes a las 10:00 AM para una charla sobre un libro de un autor latino. Para obtener información, póngase en contacto con la biblioteca en 561-868-7723. Third floor, Hibiscus Room
Saturday, 16 de mayo from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – La obra seleccionada para este mes es Milena o el fémur más bello del mundo de Jorge Zepeda Patterson. Una vigorosa novela de acción y amor que denuncia los abusos de poder y la corrupción, pero que sobre todo nos muestra el alma abierta de una mujer vejada, como tantas otras, en un mundo cada vez más globalizado.
Saturday, 13 de junio from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – La obra seleccionada para este mes es No me dejen morir asi de Pedro Ángel Palou. El héroe de la, tierra marginada desposeídos; genio militar que no pudo ser, el hombre que llevó a la fuerza más revolucionaria en América Latina como una familia, recuerda la traición y la venganza, las aspiraciones y el trabajo diario de los que hicieron la guerra como medio para lograr la paz.