January 14, 20206:00 pm - 7:00 pm West Liberty Public Library, 400 N Spencer St, West Liberty, IA 52776, USA
Meets Tuesday, Jan. 14, 6-7:00 p.m. Created for children of elementary and middle school age, Children’s Librarian Dennis chooses books with imaginative story telling and down-to-earth positive messages to help foster reading. This month we are reading Spy School, the book in a series of fun book about undercover nerd and superstar agent Ben Ripley by Stuart Gibbs. Ripley is only in middle school, but he's landed a job as a secret agent C.I.A. The question, how long can he keep it up?
January 14, 20207:00 pm - 8:00 pm West Liberty Public Library, 400 N Spencer St, West Liberty, IA 52776, USA
Meets Jan. 14, 7-8 p.m. Books availible at the library! The Evening Book Club is a chance for those with busy lives to take a moment at the end of the day and discuss the latest and greatest works of fiction and nonfiction.
This month we're reading "Bluebird, Bluebird," by Attica Locke. A winner of several awards, the story follows Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger who knows when it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules. After getting away from Texas, a series of murders brings him back home. According to its website, "Bluebird, Bluebird" is an exhilarating, timely novel about the collision of race and justice in America."
January 20, 20207:00 pm - 8:00 pm West Liberty Public Library, 400 N Spencer St, West Liberty, IA 52776, USA
The Classics Book Club offers a foray into literature that has not only shaped our society, but continues to stand the test of time as some of our favorite books.
We will be reading "If on a Winter's Night a Traveler" by Italo Calvino, translated from Italian by William Weaver. This postmodern classic is about the reader trying to read a book called "If on a winter's night a traveler." Each chapter is divided into two sections. The first section of each chapter is in second person, and describes the process the reader goes through to attempt to read the next chapter of the book he or she is reading. Info from Wikipedia.
January 27, 20207:00 pm - 8:00 pm West Liberty Public Library, 400 N Spencer St, West Liberty, IA 52776, USA
First Meeting on Monday, Jan. 27, 7 p.m. Books availible at the library! THIS IS FOR ALL AGES Librarian Dennis Cooper is leading a read through of the entire Harry Potter saga, starting with book one, "Harry Potter Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." Participants with get at least two months between each book before the club meets to discuss their latest book. So pick up your copy of the first book today to begin a magical journey through Hogwarts. It's going to be a wild ride!
January 28, 20206:00 pm - 7:00 pm West Liberty Public Library, 400 N Spencer St, West Liberty, IA 52776, USA
Do you like comic books, graphic novels and manga? We do! When it comes to comic books Librarian Dennis knows his stuff. Each month stories range from superheroes to topical events. Books are availible at the library!
This month we're reading "Smile" by Raina Telgemeier, which tells her personal story of trying to get through sixth grade, after an unfortunate accident after Girl Scout Camp when she falls and breaks her two front teeth. The graphic novel has received much praise for its portrayal of adolescence.