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Chapters

About Chapters...

on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 9:53am

Chapters, a book discussion group for adults, had its first meeting in the fall of 1995. Many years and many titles later, the WMTL Chapters group is still reading, meeting, and talking!

Join Chapters for a morning or an evening discussion. Copies of the selected title are available for checkout each month. Along with a copy of the book, Chapters members receive a summary of the story, a brief background of the author, and an invitation to record a favorite quote for sharing at the following month's meeting.

To join Chapters, please call 973-728-2822, email wmtl@wmtl.org, or stop at the Adult/Teen Services desk.

Click here for a list of past Chapters selections.

October Meeting

on Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:54pm

The Cove

Wednesday, October 15, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m.

or Thursday, October 16, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

Hank, a wounded veteran, returns to the North Carolina family homestead where his sister Laurel continues to live, despite rumors and threats from the local community. When Walter mysteriously appears in the Appalachian backwoods, Laurel begins to dream of a life beyond the cove in this haunting novel from Ron Rash.

September Meeting

on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 5:20pm

The Girl You Left Behind

Wednesday, September 17, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m.

or Thursday, September 18, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

In 1916 in occupied France, Sophie will do anything to reunite with her husband Edouard who is fighting on the front lines. Almost 100 years later Liv Halston faces a battle of a different kind, but with a surprising connection to the past. Author Jojo Moyes weaves two tales of sacrifice and devotion into one beautiful novel.

July Meeting

on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 5:10pm

Shakespeare Saved My Life: Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard

Wednesday, July 23, 10:15 – 11:00 a.m.
or Thursday, July 24, 7:00 – 7:45 p.m.

Discover the transformative powers of the words of William Shakespeare with a midsummer Chapters meeting celebrating the 450th birthday of the Bard of Avon in Shakespeare Saved My Life. Join Chapters for a morning or an evening discussion. To register, please call 973-728-2822, email wmtl@wmtl.org, or visit the Adult/Teen Services desk.

June Meeting

on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 10:11am

The Promise of Stardust

Wednesday, June 18, 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

or Thursday, June 19, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

Matt Beaulieu and Elle McClure have been a couple since their toddler days. Now happily married, they long for a child of their own. When Elle suffers a serious accident, Matt is forced to confront his beliefs about life, death, and love. New Jersey author and neonatal intensive care nurse Priscille Sibley examines profound moral and legal issues in her poignant novel.

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