Our Third Tuesday Book Club (the 4:30 edition) will be outside near the Blue Star Memorial weather permitting on Tuesday, September 15 at 4:30 PM. Please remember to bring a lawn chair.
Our Third Tuesday Book Club (the 6:30 edition) will be in the Library on Tuesday, September 15 at 6:30 PM. The book we will be discussing is Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. Chairs will be 6' apart and a mask is required. No sign up is needed for either group.
Our Teen Fiction Book Club will meet on Tuesday, September 29th at 6:30 to discuss Dear Martin by Nic Stone. We will meet outside, weather permitting, or inside if it rains. Bring your lawn chair. All ages welcomed for this book discussion.
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