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"Off the Shelf" Adult Book Group

Our “Off the Shelf” book group meets at 7:00 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month in the library's meeting room. Books are available at the front desk one month before the meeting. When available we will try to provide large print and audio copies of the monthly book.

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

Tuesday, September 4, 7:00 p.m.
Meet at The Barber Shoppe, 0S120 Church St.

The testament of Paul Baumer, who enlists with his classmates in the German army of World War I, illuminates the savagery and futility of war.
 


The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald

Tuesday, October 2, 7:00 p.m.

A Swedish tourist opens a bookstore in Broken Wheel, Iowa, to honor her deceased pen pal and makes some unconventional choices that threaten to bring long-hidden secrets to light as she attempts to share her love of reading with the locals.
 
 

The Big Short by Michael Lewis

Tuesday, November 6, 7:00 p.m.

The author examines the causes of the U.S. stock market crash of 2008 and its relation to overpriced real estate, bad mortgages, shareholder demand for excessive profits, and the growth of toxic derivatives.