For Readers

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!

  • We are All Completely Beside OurselvesFriday, January 9, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Third floor, Hibiscus Room – We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
    by Karen Joy Fowler. Eighteen-year-old Rosemary evaluates how her entire youth was defined by the presence and forced removal of an endearing chimpanzee who was secretly regarded as a family member and who Rosemary loved as a sister. By the best-selling author of The Jane Austen Book Club.
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  • Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Friday, February 13, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Third floor, Hibiscus Room – Americanah
    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Separated by differing ambitions after falling in love in occupied Nigeria, beautiful Ifemelu experiences triumph and defeat in America, while Obinze endures an undocumented status in London until the pair is reunited in their homeland fifteen years later.

Just for Mystery Lovers

There are no Just For Mystery Lovers book clubs in December and January.

  • Carthage by Joyce Carol Oates Friday, February 28, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Third floor, Hibiscus Room – 
    The book this month is Carthage by Joyce Carol Oates. When a young girl disappears near a community in the Adirondacks, the people of the town of Carthage must face the fact that an Iraq War veteran is the prime suspect.

Conversando sobre libros

    • Bonsai de Alejandro ZambraSaturday, 15 de enero from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
      Third floor, Hibiscus Room – 
      Acompanenos cada el tercer sábado del mes a las 10:00 AM para una charla sobre un libro de un autor latino. La obra seleccionada para este mes es El Mundo de Afurera de Jorge Franco. Para obtener información, póngase en contacto con la biblioteca en 561-868-7723.

 

  • El Utlimo Tango de Salvador AllendeSaturday, 21 de febrero from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Third floor, Hibiscus Room – 
    Acompanenos cada el tercer sábado del mes a las 10:00 AM para una charla sobre un libro de un autor latino. La obra seleccionada para este mes es El Ultimo Tango de Salvador Allende de Roberto Ampuero. Para obtener información, póngase en contacto con la biblioteca en 561-868-7723.