Next meeting July 21 - Good Dream

Our next bookgroup meeting will by Monday, July 21st at 3pm in the Turner Room.  PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE.  We originally planned to meet July 28th but we changed the date due to a conflict.  We will be discussing Good Dream by Donna Van Liere.  The discussion sheets are available in the library or online.  
Book Summary: Denounced by her 1950 Tennessee community as an old maid, 30-something Ivorie Walker hides her loneliness and grief over her mother's death behind good-humored independence before advocating on behalf of a feral boy who has been stealing vegetables from her garden.

June 30 - Home Front

At our June 30th meeting, we discussed Home Front by Kristin Hannah.  Members enjoyed discussing the book and snacking on creme horns, ginger snaps and fruit.  The discussion sheets were available online. 

Power of Habit - May 19

Today's book discussion was the Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg.  We had "Break the Sugar Habit" Strawberry Muffins and Habit Forming Shrimp Dip for refreshments.

The next book for discussion is Home Front by Kristin Hannah. "An intimate look at the inner landscape of a disintegrating marriage and a dramatic exploration of the price of war on a single American family, HOME FRONT is a provocative and timely portrait of hope, honor, loss, forgiveness, and the elusive nature of love."  Copies are ready for pickup at the LME Library.  The book can be discussed online through Good Reads or at the library on Monday, June 30 at 3pm in the Turner Room.  The discussion sheet is also available in the library or online

Burgess Boys-recipes

We had five at our Burgess Boys discussion on April 28th.  It was a great discussion, and the weather held off until well after the meeting ended.  (See WEEK TV's "Storms may be to blame for train derailment" news article online.)  

The recipes for this month focused on Maine.  We had the World's Best Maine Woopie Pies and Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread (the healthy version).  

Next book will be the Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg.  In addition to the copies ready for pickup at the LME Library, it is also available through both of our ebook collections--ADML and eReadIL.  The book can be discussed online through Good Reads or at the library on Monday, May 19 at 3pm in the Turner Room.  The discussion sheet is also available in the library or online.  

April 28 - Burgess Boys

Our last book club meeting was March 31 when we discussed Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler.   For refreshments we had ginger ale, mini chocolate croissants, berries and crostini.

Our next book will meet April 28th at 3pm in the Turner Room.  Our book is Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout. Discussion sheets are available in the library and online.  Please join us!

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