Upcoming Book Discussions and Book Club Meetings

E.g., 04/26/2017
E.g., 04/26/2017
Location Program Name Description Date and time
Broadneck Memoirs of a Main Street Boy: Growing up in America's Ancient City by Ralph Crosby Local author, Ralph Crosby, will discuss his fascinating book about growing up in Annapolis during a tempestuous time - from the Great Depression, through World War II and the Cold War. 04/27/2017 - 7:00pm
Edgewater Evening Book Club: Trials of the Earth: The True Story of a Pioneer Woman by Mary Hamilton The diary of a tenacious woman thrust into taming the American south at the turn of the twentieth century.  Facing enormous hardship and personal tragedy she runs boarding houses and mining camps while raising her children in wilderness conditions. 05/01/2017 - 7:00pm
Severna Park Severna Park Book Club: All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation by Rebecca Traister All the Single Ladies provides a nuanced investigation into the sexual, economic, and emotional lives of women in America. 05/02/2017 - 7:00pm
Broadneck Book Lovers Book Club It's a book club without the book!  Chat about a book you've read and hear about great books that others have enjoyed. 05/03/2017 - 10:00am
Crofton Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Millard From the New York Times bestselling author of Destiny of the Republic and The River of Doubt, a thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill's extraordinary and little-known exploits during the Boer War. 05/08/2017 - 2:00pm
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Book Lovers It's a book club without the book! Chat about a book you've read and hear about great books that others have enjoyed. 05/15/2017 - 10:00am
Linthicum Book Buddies Reading Club: Bring your own book Bring the best book that you have read this year, any book you loved. Share your favorite and hear about others' favorites. 05/15/2017 - 4:30pm
Crofton Book Buddies: Little Dee and the Penguin by Christopher Baldwin A special book club for elementary school students with discussions, games and crafts. Newcomers are welcome! 05/16/2017 - 4:00pm
Annapolis Commonwealth by Ann Patchett Commonwealth, by renowned author Ann Patchett, is a brilliant and tender tale of the far-reaching ties of love and responsibility that bind us together. Told with equal measures of humor and heartbreak, this novel is a meditation on inspiration, interpretation, and the ownership of stories. 05/17/2017 - 7:00pm
Deale America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie The fascinating, untold story of Thomas Jefferson's eldest daughter, Martha "Patsy" Jefferson Randolph--a woman who kept the secrets of our most enigmatic founding father and shaped an American legacy. 05/17/2017 - 7:00pm
Severna Park Guys Book Club: Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world.  05/18/2017 - 7:00pm
Maryland City at Russett No Pressure Book Club What have you been reading this month? Share your favorite books or comics with others. 05/22/2017 - 3:30pm
Glen Burnie Tween Anime Manga Club Share in the love of Japanese animation and comics! Come join your fellow Otaku and enjoy anime watching, manga discussions, crafting, and more! Light snackage provided and cosplay is always welcome.For ages 10-12. 05/23/2017 - 6:30pm
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Rob Gutro - Pets and the Afterlife Mr. Gutro will share how some pets have the ability to send signals to the living and may wait for us in the hereafter. Book sale and signing to follow. 05/23/2017 - 7:00pm
Deale America's First Daughter- Author Visit Laura Kay, a former Naval Academy professor, is the bestselling author of over 25 contemporary romance and romantic suspense books, but also writes historical women's fiction as Laura Kamoie. She will share her latest novel of this genre.  05/24/2017 - 7:00pm
Mountain Road Book Club: Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a cruise on a luxury ship. However,   Lo witnesses what she can only describe as a nightmare: a woman being thrown overboard. The problem? All passengers remain accounted for—and  Lo is desperate to convey that something (or someone) has gone terribly, terribly wrong… 05/30/2017 - 7:00pm
Annapolis Insurrections by Rion Amilcar Scott Author, Rion A. Scott, will discuss his new book Insurrections, a short story collection of the fictional town Cross River, Maryland, a largely black settlement founded in 1807. Book sale and signing to follow. 05/31/2017 - 7:00pm