Looking for your next read? See what our book groups are reading for March.
Coffee & Books is meeting on Wednesday, March 25 at 11:00 AM at the Jenks Center to discuss My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor. Sotomayor recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey that offers an inspiring testament to her own extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself.
Cookbook Club will gather on Monday, March 9 at 7:00 PM in the Large Meeting Room to sample recipes from and discuss Dinner for Everyone by Mark Bittman. This program does require registration so our recipes don’t overlap, but you’re welcome to pop in to check it out.
Hot Reads for Young Professionals will meet on Thursday, March 26 at 7:30 PM in the Large Meeting Room to chat about The Farm by Joanne Ramos. The novel is set at a Hudson Valley retreat where expectant birth mothers are given luxurious accommodations and lucrative rewards to produce perfect babies and a woman is forced to choose between a life-changing payment and the outside world.
2nd Tuesday Women’s Reading Group will discuss Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly on Tuesday, March 10 at 7:30 PM in the Large Meeting Room. A moving account of a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space.
WPL Book Discussion Group will meet on Monday, March 16 at 7:00 PM in the Small Meeting Room to talk about The Other Side of the Bridge by Cameron Wright. Two strangers, opposite coasts, and a bridge that silently beckons. Katie Connelly has lived in San Francisco all her life. Across the country, Dave Riley, a marketing executive, encounters sorrows of his own. Does the bridge hold answers for both?