Book Discussions @Shaker Library

 In-person Book discussion groups have become virtual discussions online via Zoom.

Lively discussions! Engaging book selections! Interesting people! These are just some of the benefits of joining one of the library’s book discussion groups that meet once a month.

We make it easy. All you have to do is pick up your copy of each selection and join in!

Contact us to reserve your place or stop by the Library Information Desk to pick up your copy of the book.

Online Book Discussion is led by Stacie Anderson. The group meets virtually from 7-8 pm  the second Monday of the month  via Zoom. Please register and pick up books at the Main Library Information Desk one month before the discussion.

The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

A young, enslaved man gets involved in the Underground Railroad and his mystical powers enables him to free people from their bondage.

10am Monday November 9
Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn

This story about Patsy, who immigrates from Jamaica to America, leaving behind her five year old daughter. is old from two different points of view – Patsy’s and her daughter’s.

 

10 am Monday January 11

Do you like to cook or bake? Love experimenting in the kitchen and trying new cuisines? Join “Cook the Book,” Shaker Library’s Cookbook Club! Each month, we’ll select a cookbook and each member will make a dish from that book. Discussion will center on the recipe, the source, what worked or didn’t work, and why you chose the recipe.

Cook the Book! is led by Lynne Miller and Jim Bagwell. The group meets virtually at 6:30 pm the first Wednesdays of the month via Zoom. Please register one month before the discussion.

Magnolia Table by Joanna Gaines

Join other community members as we enjoy and discuss the dishes we have prepared from the book. This title was previously used in our April 2019 Program. Please be prepared to share the recipe you used for the discussion.

7 pm Wednesday November 4
The Home Cook: Recipes to Know by Heart by Alex Guarnaschelli.

Join other community members as we enjoy and discuss the dishes we have prepared from the book. Please be prepared to share the recipe you used for the discussion.

7 pm Wednesday December 2

 

Mystery Book Discussions are led by Pam Tidwell and Lynne Miller. The group meets from 7:30-8:30pm virtually via Zoom.
Please register and pick up books at the Main Library Information Desk one month before the discussion.

The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens

A college student’s assignment to write a biography of an elder sets off an investigation into a dying man’s past. Was he a decorated veteran or a murderer?
7:30pm Tuesday November 10
The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Kahn

A detective team is called in investigate the accidental death of a wealthy local man, but it becomes apparent that this crime’s roots go deeper than the detectives could have imagined.

7:30pm Tuesday December 8

The Pub Reads Book Group is suspended due to COVID-19. We hope to be able to restart this tasteful collaboration with The Academy Tavern in the future.

The Academy Tavern is at 12800 Larchmere Blvd. Loganberry Books is at 13015 Larchmere.