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Horror Book Club (REMOTE)

We will meet on Thursday October 28th at 6:30pm and discuss The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward. About the book: In a boarded-up house on a dead-end street at the edge of the wild Washington woods lives a family of three. A teenage girl who isn’t allowed outside, not after last time. A man who drinks alone in front of his TV, trying to ignore the gaps in his memory. And a house cat who loves napping and reading the Bible. An unspeakable secret binds them together, but when a new neighbor moves in next door, what is buried out among the birch trees may come back to haunt them all.     TO ATTEND: 1) Purchase the book club book to support our shop.…

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Wilsonville Library: Book Club (online)

The Book Club meets monthly for informal discussion. Join fellow readers for lively and thought-provoking conversation about excellent books. Books to be discussed are available for check out – just ask at the Circulation Desk. On Zoom For more information visit the Book Club page. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro  

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Middle School Social Justice Online Book Group

Gather online to discuss contemporary themes of social justice through recent literature. Meet new friends and talk about great books. For youth in grades 6-8. Please email libraryevents @ multcolib.org for details on how to join.

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Science Fiction Book Club (REMOTE)

Join us Tuesday October 19th at 6:30pm for our Science Fiction Book Club. We will discuss Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki. About the Book: Good Omens meets The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet in Ryka Aoki’s Light From Uncommon Stars, a defiantly joyful adventure set in California’s San Gabriel Valley, with cursed violins, Faustian bargains, and queer alien courtship over fresh-made donuts.   Shizuka Satomi made a deal with the devil: to escape damnation, she must entice seven other violin prodigies to trade their souls for success. She has already delivered six.   When Katrina Nguyen, a young transgender runaway, catches Shizuka’s ear with her wild talent, Shizuka can almost feel the curse lifting. She’s found her final candidate.   But in a donut shop…

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Killer Book Club (REMOTE)

Join us for Killer Book Club. This book club features all things murder in fiction and nonfiction including mysteries, thrillers, horror, true crime and more. We will meet second Thursdays. Our October meeting of the Killer Book Club will be on Thursday October 14th at 6:30pm. We will discuss Halloween Fiend by C V Hunt. About the Book: Strang isn’t the small, quaint town it appears to be. It’s haunted every night by a creature the townsfolk refer to as Halloween. Once the sun sets each day, Halloween emerges to collect its treats: a small, live offering from each household. The residents comply because no one wants to be the target of Halloween’s tricks. But the nightmare of residing in Strang is nothing compared to the yearly ritual Halloween demands of the citizens…

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Article Club (online)

A virtual program to discuss interesting articles from national publications Using Zoom, we will connect and share our thoughts about articles from national publications. Our virtual meeting will last about 30 minutes, and feature discussions on the chosen article. Participants should be ages 18+ and interested in sharing. There is space for up to 10 members, so sign up to receive the Zoom access code for the meeting. For more information, and to sign up, visit the Article Club page. “The Ambush That Changed History” by Fergus M. Bordewich Smithsonian Magazine, September 2006 An amateur archaeologist discovers the field where wily Germanic warriors halted the spread of the Roman Empire. It was a defeat so catastrophic that it threatened the survival of Rome itself and halted the empire’s conquest of Germany. “This…

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Fantasy Book Club (REMOTE)

The Books Around the Corner Fantasy Book Club meets monthly on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our fantasy loving customers. Join us on Tuesday October 12th at 6:30pm for our Books Around the Corner Fantasy Book Club. We will discuss Star Eater by Kerstin Hall. About the book: All martyrdoms are difficult. Elfreda Raughn will avoid pregnancy if it kills her, and one way or another, it will kill her. Though she’s able to stomach her gruesome day-to-day duties, the reality of preserving the Sisterhood of Aytrium’s magical bloodline horrifies her. She wants out, whatever the cost. So when a shadowy faction approaches Elfreda with an offer of escape, she leaps at the opportunity. As their spy, she gains…

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Daylight Book Club

Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 11:00 AM the Ledding Library Daylight Book Club will meet via Zoom to discuss Personal History, by Katharine Graham. For more information contact Reference Librarian Laura Francillon at francillonl@milwaukieoreogn.gov.

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Cookbook Club (Remote)

BUY JUBILEE HERE We will be ordering books as orders come in and it shouldn’t be more than a few days before you receive notification that your book has arrived. Have you ever browsed through a new cookbook and thought how nice it would be to talk to other people who had tried some of those recipes? Now you can. Join us for the Fall gathering of the Cookbook Club on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 7:00 PM. Books Around the Corner owner Stephanie Rose will lead the discussion. Participants will choose a recipe from the cookbook and “share” it via from their homes. We’ll eat a delicious meal over Zoom, discuss the recipes we made, and what we liked or didn’t like about them. We…

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Tween Graphic Novel Book Group

Kids in grades 4-6 are invited to talk about comics! Every meeting includes a short activity related to this month’s book. Copies of the books will be provided. This virtual group meets monthly on the First Friday of the month. THIS SERIES IS FULL. Email libraryevents@multcolib.org to be put on the waiting list.

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