Category Archives: Adults

Adult Book Club – February 2017

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… LaRose by Louise Erdrich

“Horrified when he accidentally kills his best friend’s 5-year-old son while hunting, Landreaux Iron gives away his own young son to his friend’s family according to ancient tradition, a decision that helps both families reach a tenuous peace that is threatened by a vengeful adversary.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – February 2017” »

Adult Book Club – January 2017

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

“The creator of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” details the one-year experiment with saying “yes” that transformed her life, revealing how accepting unexpected invitations she would have otherwise declined enabled powerful benefits.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – January 2017” »

Adult Book Club – December 2016

social hourThis month we are not reading a book but will instead have a social hour to debut the 2017 book list! Come meet and mingle with other members to share and receive recommendations for other good books, including those that did not make it onto the list!

The Book Club will meet Monday, December 12th at 6:30-7:30 p.m. OR Thursday, December 15th at 10:30 -11:30 a.m. in the Bigelow Auditorium. Feel free to join either session.

Please contact Karen Mattes at (508) 624-6992 or kmattes@cwmars.org with any questions about the Adult Book Club that you might have.

Adult Book Club – November 2016

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

“Describes the life of a young Pakistani student who advocated for women’s rights and education in the Taliban-controlled Swat Valley who survived an assassination attempt and became the youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – November 2016” »

Adult Book Club – October 2016

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

“As the wars that have ravaged Britain fade into the past, Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, set out on a journey to find the son they have not seen in years, and are joined in their travels by a Saxon warrior, his orphaned charge, and a knight.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – October 2016” »

Adult Book Club – September 2016

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

“Presents personal narratives from the generation of Americans who were born in the 1920s, came of age during the Depression, fought in World War II, and came home to build a new America during the postwar era.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – September 2016” »

Adult Book Club – August 2016

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… The Heist by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg

“Just when it seems that international crook Nicolas Fox has been captured for good, he pulls off his greatest con of all: he convinces the FBI to offer him a job, working side by side with Special Agent Kate O’Hare. Problem is, teaming up to stop a corrupt investment banker who’s hiding on a private island in Indonesia is going to test O’Hare’s patience and Fox’s skill — if the two don’t kill each other first.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – August 2016” »

Adult Book Club – July 2016

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… The Unexpected Waltz by Kim Wright

“Recently widowed from a much older wealthy man with whom she spent her married life doing charity work, Kelly finds renewal through ballroom dancing at the sides of a young Russian dance teacher, a hospice worker and a childhood confidante.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – July 2016” »