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Baldwin Boettcher Evening Book Club

Annie JohnJoin us for a discussion of author Jamaica Kincaid and her novel, Annie John, on Monday, February 4, 2013, 6:30 pm.  Summary:  Annie John is a haunting and provocative story of a young girl growing up on the island of Antigua.  An adored only child, Annie has until recently lived an idyllic life.  She is inseparable from her beautif...

Baldwin Boettcher Evening Book Club

Signet Classic Book of Southern Short StoriesTitle to be discussed: Selections from The Signet Classic Book of Southern Short Stories.  Time of meeting:  Monday, January 7, 6:30 pm.  About the book:  This collection includes thirty-three stories of the American South from such literary luminaries as Edgar Allan Poe, Alice Walker, Kate Chopin, William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, Eudora Welty, Truman Capote, ...

Baldwin Boettcher Evening Book Club

A Christmas MemoryPlease join us to discuss the three stories by Truman Capote included in the book A Christmas Memory.  Time of meeting:  Monday, December 3, at 6:30 pm.  Summary:  Three short stories describe a boy's relationship with his elderly cousin and alcoholic father and...

Baldwin Boettcher Evening Book Club

A Dish Taken ColdTitle to be discussed:  A Dish Taken Cold, by Anne Perry.  Time of meeting:  Monday, November 5, at 6:30 pm.  Summary:  Edgar Award-winning novelist Anne Perry turns her unerring historical eye to Paris 1792.  Revolution is yielding to the Terror, and the city is hungry--for justice, for vengeance, for bread.  So, too, is Celie Deleure, a servant in the household of the celebrated Madame de Stael, when her infant son suffers an inexplicable dea...

New ESL Class

ESL classDo you know someone who wants to learn English?  Next month Baldwin Boettcher will begin a brand new ESL class for adults who speak little or no English.  The new class will meet on Thursdays from 1 to 3 pm, starting on October 11.  As with all library programs, this class is free.  Those interested are encouraged to drop by the library to fill out a student contact form, but pre-registration is not necessary.  For more information, please contact Cindy at the library (281-821-1320).  Photo credit:  Baldwin Boettcher Branch photo

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