37 E. Springtown Rd. Long Valley, NJ 07853 (Morris County) | Phone 908.876.3596
37 E. Springtown Rd. Long Valley, NJ 07853 (Morris County) | Phone 908.876.3596

Book Groups

Morning Book Group

Second Tuesday at 10 a.m.

August 14

Longitude by Dava Sobel
ISBN: 0802713122 | Check Our Catalog

Describing the eighteenth-century dilemma regarding the inability to measure longitude at sea, the story of John Harrison and his development of the chronometer recounts the circumstances surrounding its invention. – (Baker & Taylor)

September 11

A Map of Betrayal by Ha Jin
ISBN: 9780307911605 | Check Our Catalog

Shocked by discoveries in her late CIA mole father’s diary, Lilian Shang travels to China to meet the family her father was forced to abandon after World War II. – (Baker & Taylor)

Evening Book Group

First Monday at 7 p.m.

June 4

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
ISBN: 0060736267 | Check Our Catalog

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)

September 10

The Gilded Hour by Sara Donati
ISBN: 9780425271810 | Check Our Catalog

Haunted by childhood losses in spite of successful medical careers in 1883 New York City, surgeon Anna Savard and her obstetrician cousin, Sophie, consider taking in a child and helping a desperate woman who would escape a dangerous man.  – (Baker & Taylor)

Non-Fiction Book Club

Fourth Wednesday at 7 p.m.

August 22

Merchants of Doubt: how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming by Naomi Oreskes
ISBN: 9781596916104 | Check Our Catalog

Documents the troubling influence of a small group of scientists who the author contends misrepresent scientific facts to advance key political and economic agendas, revealing the interests behind their detractions on findings about acid rain, DDT and other hazards. – (Baker & Taylor)

Book Chatter

Third Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
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