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Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

The Mammy by Brendan O'CarrollTitle to be discussed: The Mammy by Brendan O'Carroll. Time of meeting: Monday, March 21, at 6:30 PM. Summary: A popular Irish comedian chronicles with raw humor and great affection the comic misadventures of a large and lively North Dublin family in the 1960s.  Here is the heartwarming and hilarious story of an Irish widow who raises her seven children alone, refusing to be overwhelmed by any obstacle in her path.

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American Dream for English Language Learners

 The American Dream Starts @ Your Library

Do you know someone who wants to learn English?  We can help.

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Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

New England WhiteTitle to be discussed: New England White by Stephen L. Carter. Date of meeting: Monday, February 21, 2011, at 6:30 PM. Summary: Lemaster Carlyle, the president of the country's most prestigious university, and his wife, Julie, the divinity school's deputy dean, are America's most prominent and powerful African American couple. Driving home through a swirling blizzard late one night, the couple skids off the road....

Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

Signet Classic Book of American Short Stories

We will meet Monday, January 24, at 6:30 PM, to discuss six stories in the collection, The Signet Classic Book of American Short Stories

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Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories by Leo TolstoyTitle to be discussed:  Three novellas in The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy.  Besides the title story, we will read "The Diary of a Madman" and "The Devil."  Date of meeting:  Monday, December 20, at 6:30 PM.  Summary:  This vibrant translation ...

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