(Summer Saturdays 9-3)
(September - May)
Mon & Wed 12-8
Birchard Public Library's "Pick of the Litter"
Book Discussion Group
|| May 12 - The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson. From one of the most beloved and bestselling authors in the English language, a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the 1950s.
Warm and laugh-out-loud funny, and full of his inimitable, pitch-perfect observations, The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid is as wondrous a book as Bill Bryson has ever written. It will enchant anyone who has ever been young.
|June 9 - River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey Candace Millard .
The true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing 1914 exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth, a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most treacherous jungles in the world.
|July 14 - Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo. A killer is preying on sacred ground.... In the sleepy rural town of Painters Mill, Ohio, the Amish and "English" residents have lived side by side for two centuries. But sixteen years ago, a series of brutal murders shattered the peaceful farming community. In the aftermath of the violence, the town was left with a sense of fragility, a loss of innocence.
|August 11 - Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall.
Determined to get to Nashville to find her mother in 1963, nine-year-old spitfire Starla Claudelle runs away from her strict grandmother's Mississippi home, eventually accepting a ride from a Eula, a black woman traveling alone with a white baby.
- All meetings are held in the BPL Meeting Room from 7-8:15 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
- Books may be requested through the Library Catalog at any time or by contacting the Reference Department.
- New Members and Walk-ins are ALWAYS WELCOME! Drop by and share your thoughts, or just listen!
- All programs are free and open to the public. Please call 419-334-7101,
ext. 216 for more information or registration.
To view the past selections from 2002-present, click here.