Book Club Discussion
Join us for a book discussion on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.
May 10: The Oregon Trail by Rinker Buck
Buck’s epic account of traveling the length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way– in a covered wagon with a team of mules, an audacious journey that hasn’t been attempted in a century– tells the rich history of the trail, the people who made the migration, and its significance to the country.
June 14: Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani
Town pharmacist and local spinster Ave Maria has been keeping the secrets of Stone Gap for a long time, but now a skeleton is about to tumble from her own family closet.
July 12: The Invention Of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
Traces more than three decades in the lives of a wealthy Charleston debutante who longs to break free from the strictures of her household and pursue a meaningful life, and the urban slave, Handful, who is placed in her charge as a child before finding courage and a sense of self.
August 9: Emma – A Modern Retelling by Alexander McCall Smith
Presents a modern rendering of Jane Austen’s classic that follows the experiences of a college graduate who returns to the side of her health-nut father and interferes in the personal lives of her friends.
For a list of previous selections of the North Riverside Library Book Club, click here.
Member recommendations are used to choose books to be read. The choice can be from the Chicago Tribune’s best-seller list, Oprah’s recommendations or whatever the group agrees upon. If the books selected are available, they can be obtained from other libraries for book club members. Further information is available by calling the Library at (708) 447-0869.