Morning Book Group
Second Tuesday at 10 a.m.
April 10Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
In 1974 Manhattan, a radical young Irish monk struggles with personal demons while making his home among Bronx prostitutes, a group of mothers shares grief over their lost Vietnam soldier sons, and a young grandmother attempts to prove her worth. – (Baker & Taylor)
May 8The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
Depicts the troubled childhood of Jason, Quentin, Caddy, and Benjy Compson, members of a southern family. – (Baker & Taylor)
Evening Book Group
First Monday at 7 p.m.
May 7Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
The lives of three women converge at the Ravensbrèuck concentration camp as one resolves to help from her post at the French consulate, one becomes a courier in the Polish resistance, and one takes a German government medical position. – (Baker & Taylor)
June 4A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
Follows young Francie Nolan, who is armed with her idealism and determination, as she struggles to escape from the poverty of life in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s. – (Baker & Taylor)
Non-Fiction Book Club
Fourth Wednesday at 7 p.m.
April 25Killers of the Flower Moon by David Gann
The best-selling author of The Lost City of Z presents a true account of the early 20th-century murders of dozens of wealthy Osage and law-enforcement officials, citing the contributions and missteps of a fledgling FBI that eventually uncovered one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history. – (Baker & Taylor)