LADIES OF THE NIGHT BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

Ladies of the Night is an informal monthly discussion group whose members read books featuring strong female characters, many who have overcome adversity; books that focus on relationships and the bonding/unifying experience of women; and books that explore the positive aspects of women's lives. In other words, books written by, for, and about women.

Ages/Grades: High school age and adults
Time(s): 7:00 p.m. (6:30 p.m. on January 8)
Day(s): Mondays
Place: Library Corner, 238 W. 8th Street
Cost: None
Date(s):

  • May 7 – Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
  • June 4 – News of the World by Paulette Jiles
  • July 2 – Salt Houses by Hala Alyan
  • August 13 – Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Registration deadline: None
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


MAHOGANY READERS

Mahogany Readers is a monthly discussion group open to anyone who wants to read and discuss books written by African-American authors, particularly urban and Christian fiction as well as the occasional African-American classic. Discussions are conducted in a friendly, informal manner that involves the sharing of ideas, feelings, experiences, and food.

Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 7:00 p.m.
Day(s): Thursdays
Place: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library
Cost: None
Date(s):

  • May 3 – Delicious Foods by James Hannaham
  • June 7 – Red Hats by Damon Wayans
  • July 12 – Grace by Natasha Deon
  • August 2 – Money Can't Buy Love by Connie Briscoe

Registration deadline: None
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


MYSTERY CLUB

There are no usual suspects in this semester's selected readings for the Mystery Club. Each of the titles has a unique take on the genre that keeps members turning the pages into the wee hours.

Ages/Grades: High school age and adults
Time(s): 7:00 p.m.
Day(s): 2nd Tuesday of each month
Place:  Library Corner, 238 W. 8th Street
Cost: None
Date(s):

  • May 8 – Design for Dying by Renee Patrick
  • June 12 – Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan
  • July 10 – IQ by Joe Ide

Registration deadline: None
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


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