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February Meeting

on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 10:07am

Sweet Summer: Growing Up With and Without My Dad

February 21

In this heartfelt memoir published in 1989, former teacher and journalist Bebe Moore Campbell shares her story of growing up in bittersweet 1960s America. Following her parents' marital separation, she spends the school year in Philadelphia with her mother, grandmother, and aunts and southern summers with her father in North Carolina.

January Meeting

on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 3:19pm

The Barbarian Nurseries

January 17

Summer vacation has begun for the southern California Torres-Thompson family; however, finances have forced parents Maureen and Scott to make difficult lifestyle changes. Consequences quickly unfold for the Torres-Thompson children, as well as for their live-in housekeeper Araceli Ramirez in Héctor Tobar's contemporary novel.

Chapters meets on the third Thursday of the month from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. For more information or to register, please visit the Adult/Teen Services desk, call 973-728-2822, or email wmtl@wmtl.org.

Chapters for December

on Thu, 12/13/2012 - 2:58pm

Nightwoods

December 20

Luce is a reclusive woman whose life dramatically changes one July day with the arrival of Dolores and Frank, her sister's beautiful, but violent children. In his third novel Charles Frazier, author of Cold Mountain, returns to the rural mountain setting of North Carolina to tell this gritty and unforgettable tale.

 

Chapters meets on the third Thursday of the month from 7:00-8:00 p.m. To register, please call 973-728-2822, visit the Adult/Teen Services desk, or email wmtl@wmtl.org.

Winter News

on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 11:40am

**Beginning in December 2012 and continuing for 2013, Chapters will meet on the third Thursday of each month.**


According to Thoreau, “One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.” Join Chapters as we Pine for Summer during these cold winter months.

December 2012

Nightwoods
Charles Frazier

January 2013

The Barbarian Nurseries
Hector Tobar

February 2013

Sweet Summer: Growing Up With and Without My Dad
Bebe Moore Campbell

To register, please call 973-728-2822, visit the Adult/Teen Services desk, or email wmtl@wmtl.org.

 

Author Interview

on Fri, 09/14/2012 - 3:32pm

If you're reading My Year with Eleanor right now, you might enjoy this interview with the author Noelle Hancock.

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