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March 2019

Mystery Book Discussion: The Girl Before by JP Delaney

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In the tradition of The Girl on the Train, The Woman in Cabin 10, and Gone Girl comes an enthralling psychological thriller that spins one woman’s seemingly good fortune, and another woman’s mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception. Join us on the first Thursday of the month for a lively discussion of this month’s title and other of life’s mysteries. Copies of the book are usually available at the circulation desk or can be reserved online…

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Third Thursday Book Discussion – A Stranger in the Woods

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

LIBRARIES IN THE WOODS SERIES PRESENTS: A Discussion of A Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality; not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.A New York Times bestseller: In 1986, a…

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April 2019

Mystery Book Discussion: The Force by Don Winslow

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The explosive and sensational next novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Cartel. All Denny Malone wants to be is a good cop. He's the king of Manhattan North, a highly decorated NYPD detective sergeant and the real leader of "Da Force." But what only a few know is that Denny Malone and his partners have stolen millions of dollars in drugs and cash in the wake of the biggest heroin bust in the city's history. Now…

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Third Thursday Book Discussion – Less by Andrew Sean Greer

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE National Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book of 2017 A Washington Post Top Ten Book of 2017 A San Francisco Chronicle Top Ten Book of 2017 Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence, the Lambda Award, and the California Book Award Who says you can't run away from your problems? You are a failed novelist about to turn fifty. A wedding invitation arrives in the mail: your boyfriend of the past nine years is engaged to someone else. You…

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May 2019

Mystery Book Discussion: Rules of Prey by John Sandford

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

1 New York Times bestselling author John Sandford's “haunting, unforgettable, ice-blooded thriller”* that introduced Lucas Davenport... The killer was mad but brilliant. He left notes with every woman he killed. Rules of murder: Never have a motive. Never follow a discernible pattern. Never carry a weapon after it has been used...So many rules to his sick, violent games of death. But Lucas Davenport, the cop who’s out to get him, isn’t playing by the rules. Join us on the first Thursday of the month…

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Third Thursday Book Discussion – Belleweather by Susanna Kearsley

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

"The house, when I first saw it, seemed intent on guarding what it knew; but we all learned, by the end of it, that secrets aren't such easy things to keep." It's late summer, war is raging, and families are torn apart by divided loyalties and deadly secrets. In this complex and dangerous time, a young French Canadian lieutenant is captured and billeted with a Long Island family, an unwilling and unwelcome guest. As he begins to pitch in with…

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June 2019

Story Time!

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

We meet at 11 in the children’s room and start the story at about 10 after. Story time is free and open to all children ages infant-4 years old and their caregivers. No sign up needed.

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Mystery Book Discussion: The Bone Collector by Jeffrey Deaver

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

him physically and emotionally shattered. But now a diabolical killer is challenging Rhyme to a terrifying and ingenious duel of wits. With police detective Amelia Sachs by his side, Rhyme must follow a labyrinth of clues that reaches back to a dark chapter in New York City’s past—and reach further into the darkness of the mind of a madman who won’t stop until he has stripped life down to the bone.   Join us on the first Thursday of the…

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Third Thursday Book Discussion – Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the river Thames, an extraordinary event takes place. The regulars are telling stories to while away the dark hours, when the door bursts open on a grievously wounded stranger. In his arms is the lifeless body of a small child. Hours later, the girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life. Is it a miracle? Is it magic? Or can science provide an explanation? These questions have many answers,…

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July 2019

Third Thursday Book Group: NEW FORMAT IDEAS MEETING

July 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

NO BOOK DISCUSSION IN JULY. Instead we will meet to ask what do you want from this book group going forward? Let's discuss new format ideas including how book group books are chosen. We want you to love this book group! Refreshments served.   Third Thursday is an informal group, open to all, no sign up necessary.

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