book club

Between the World and Me is a 2015 book written by Ta-Nehisi Coates. It is written as a letter to the author's teenaged son about the feelings, symbolism, and realities associated with being black in the United States.

Social Justice Book Club: Evicted--Poverty and Profit in the American City

From date: 
Thu, 11/02/2017 - 7:00pm

Join the Woburn Public Library for a thoughtful discussion of Matthew Desmond's much lauded non-fiction book, Evicted, which takes a deep dive into one of the most urgent issues facing American today--poverty and economic exploitation. Copies are available at the library (get yours while they last), and no registration is necessary.  Light refreshments will be provided. 

Contact: Rebecca Meehan   7819330148   rmeehan@minlib.net

Location

Woburn Public Library
36 Cummings Park
Woburn , MA
Massachusetts

Novel Ideas: Fiction Book Club for Adults

From date: 
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 7:00pm

Join at the WPL at 7PM for dessert and discussion of Tara Conklin's The House Girl. Intertwining the stories of Josephine, a slave in antebellum Virginia, and Lina, a lawyer in contemporary New York, this novel explores issues retribution and justice. Please pick up a copy of the title at the circulation desk. They welcome new members, and, if needed, handicapped access can be arranged by calling 781-933-0148.

Nonfiction Book Club for Adults

From date: 
Tue, 02/10/2015 - 7:00pm

Join us for dessert and discussion of Blackboard by Lewis Buzbee. While an exploration of the evolution of education in America, Buzbee also ruminates on his personal experiences as a student, teacher, and parent in the narrative. We welcome new members, and, if needed, handicapped access can be arranged by calling 781-933-0148.

Contact: Andrea Bunker   781-933-0148   abunker@minlib.net

Novel Ideas: Fiction Book Club for Adults

From date: 
Wed, 01/21/2015 - 7:00pm

Join friends at 7PM for dessert and discussion of Nadeem Aslam's The Blind Man's Garden, a rich and timely tale set in the Middle East. Please pick up a copy of the title at the circulation desk. We welcome new members, and, if needed, handicapped access can be arranged by calling 781-933-0148. This is a free event in Woburn. 

Novel Ideas: Fiction Book Club for Adults

From date: 
Tue, 01/21/2014 - 7:00pm
   

Join at 7PM for dessert and discussion of Nadeem Aslam's The Blind Man's Garden, a rich and timely tale set in the Middle East. Please pick up a copy of the title at the circulation desk. We welcome new members, and, if needed, handicapped access can be arranged by calling 781-933-0148.

BookEaters: Children's Book Club

From date: 
Tue, 12/23/2014 - 7:00pm
BookEaters

BookEaters runs from October through May, on the 4th Tues of each month.  Children in grades 4-5 are welcomed to join.Students all read the same book, then meet each month to discuss it over snacks.  Location: Staff Room off the Children's Room.

Date / Time::
Tuesday Dec 23, 2014 

7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM

Contact:
Cynthia Fordham    781 937-0405    cfordham@minlib.net