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Afternoon Book Group

An Informal Discussion of Contemporary Titles

2022-01-06 13:30:00 2022-01-06 14:30:00 America/New_York Afternoon Book Group Join us for an informal discussion of titles we have chosen covering various interests. We meet the first Thursday of each month from 1:30 to 2:30. Virtual -

Thursday, January 06
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-01-06 13:30:00 2022-01-06 14:30:00 America/New_York Afternoon Book Group Join us for an informal discussion of titles we have chosen covering various interests. We meet the first Thursday of each month from 1:30 to 2:30. Virtual -

Join us for an informal discussion of titles we have chosen covering various interests. We meet the first Thursday of each month from 1:30 to 2:30.

The Afternoon Book Discussion Group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 1:30 PM. All are welcome! 

The following are the titles we have chosen for discussion:

January 6, 2022 "Lincoln Highway" by Amor Towles
February 3, 2022 "Harlem Shuffle" by Coulson Whitehead
March 3, 2022 "The Woman Who Could Not Be Silenced: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear" by Kate Moore
April 7, 2022 "Why Fish Don't Exist" by Lulu Miller
May 5, 2022 "News of the World" by Paulette Jiles
June 2, 2022 "The Magician" by Colm Toibin
July 7, 2022 "The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig

We will be meeting via Zoom. Registration is required. After you register, you receive an e-mail with instructions for joining the Zoom meeting. A zoom account is not required to join, but a microphone is! Most mobile devices have microphones installed. If you're using a desktop, most webcams also have microphones built in.

If you have questions, you can reach out to Brack at bstovall@alexlibraryva.org and he can help you get set up.

Virtual


Hours
Mon, Apr 15 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Apr 16 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Apr 17 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Apr 18 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Apr 19 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Apr 20 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 21 9:00AM to 5:00PM

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