Articles in the Book Club Category
Come in for a fun discussion about romance novels. If you cry with Nicholas Sparks, laugh with Jennifer Crusie, or enjoy the occasional ZomRomCom (“Warm Bodies” by Isaac Marion), come on down and discuss your favorite romance with other like minded folks. It’s sure to be a good time. Wednesday February 10, 5:30pm.
We’re starting the month off with a new schedule for our Café con Libros series. The events will start right as we open (9:30 AM), with coffee and a chance to socialize before the talk starts at 10 AM. As always, all events are free and open to the public.
Here’s a list of the talks for February:
February 2nd–Carla Ramsey Weeks (A Single Drop of Ink)
February 4th–Kate Collins (NYT Best-Selling author of The Flower Shop Mysteries)
February 9th–Tom Perera (WWII Radios)
February 11th–Mark Childress (Crazy in Alabama)
February 16th–Carol Tedesco (Shipwreck Coins)
February 18th–Ralph DePalma …
Café con Libros is returning this month, beginning on Tuesday, January 19th. The events will start right as we open (9:30 AM), with coffee and a chance to socialize before the talk starts. Here’s a list of the talks for January:
January 19th–Roberta Isleib aka Lucy Burdette
January 21st–Michael Haskins
January 26th–Barbara Ross
January 28th–Siera London
Here are some helpful links to our catalog for each author. Hope to see you there!
Titles by Lucy Burdette
Titles by Michael Haskins
Titles by Barbara Ross
Didn’t get a chance to go to the literary seminar this year? Then come by the library on Wednesday January 13thfor our Book Bites Book Club where we’ll discuss works by authors that attended the seminar. The KWLS theme this year was “SHORTS: Stories, Essays, and Other Briefs” featuring such authors as: Ann Beattie, Billy Collins, Junit Díaz, Thomas McGuane, and many many more talented authors. For more information, give us a call at 305-292-3595 or stop by and check out our Key West Literary Seminar Display.
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What are the best books you’ve read this year? Want to hear what others have been reading? Come to the Book Bites Book Club Start of Season Party and share your adventures in reading. Scifi, mystery, espionage, literary, romance — it doesn’t matter what you’re reading, we want to hear about it!
What has your local library staff read and loved this year? Here are the responses from a (very last-minute!) email:
Allison: The Bad Girl by Mario Vargas Llosa – The beautiful, descriptive writing is what kept me enthralled during this sad …
Gather with friends and neighbors for a lively discussion on the book of the month. Enjoy intelligent conversation and camaraderie. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Friends of the Helen Wadley Library.
Helen Wadley Library, Islamorada- Mile Marker 81.5 Bayside (next to the firehouse)
Thursday, January 17 7:00 PM Cross Creek Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Thursday, February 21 7:00 PM Life of Pi Author: Yann Martel
Thursday, March 21 7:00 PM The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom Author: Don Miguel Ruiz