Future is Female Book Discussion

Another one of our popular book groups is the Future is Female, a mix of memoirs, short stories, novels, and poetry by and about interesting, talented, and inspiring women in history, the arts, sports, and everyday life. Led by Ellen O’Connell, a White Plains resident and retired English teacher. The group will meet on the first Monday of every month, from 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Click on the date(s) you'd like to attend for the Zoom link. To place one of the readings on hold, simply click on your preferred format.

October 4: The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande
Library Collection: Print / CD Audiobook
Libby & OverDrive: eBook / Audiobook
A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist by Reyna Grande, novelist, motivational speaker, and writing teacher. Publishers Weekly calls this a “poignant memoir about her childhood in Mexico… Reyna Grande skillfully depicts another side of the immigrant experience — the hardships and heartbreaks of the children.”
November 1: The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles
Library Collection: Print
Libby & OverDrive: eBook / Audiobook
Based on the true story of the heroic staff of the American Library in Paris during the Nazi occupation, this instant bestseller was described as “an ode to the importance of libraries, books, and the human connections we find within” them (Kristin Harmel).
More dates to come.

 

This program is supported by the White Plains Library Foundation.

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