Category Archives: Book Discussion

Evening Book Discussion

Monday, February 10th 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org February’s book discussion choice is Virginia Woolf’s A Room Of One’s Own. Surprisingly, this long essay about society and art and sexism is one … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday January 13, 2014 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Eleanor Morse’s White Dog Fell from the Sky is January’s book discussion choice. Eleanor Morse’s rich and intimate portrait of Botswana, and of … Continue reading

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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday January 16, 2014 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org This month’s pick is Still Alice by Lisa Genova. Still Alice is a compelling debut novel about a 50-year-old woman’s sudden descent into early … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday, December 16th 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Mary Larson’s Crow Lake is December’s book discussion choice. In this universal drama of family love and misunderstandings, of resentments harbored and driven underground, … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday November 18, 2013 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Dark Tide: the great Boston molasses flood of 1919 by Stephen, Puleo is this month’s book choice. Around noon on January 15, 1919, … Continue reading

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Daytime Book Discussion: The Mob and Me

Thursday, November 7th 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org }John Partington, who was once the chief of police in Cumberland and Arlene Violet, a past RI attorney general, are the authors of The Mob … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday, October 28th 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Join us for a discussion of A Snug Life Somewhere by Joan Shapin A Snug Life Somewhere is a novel about Penny Joe Copper, … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Circle: Origami Yoda Series Book 4

Tuesday, October 22nd 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Contact: Debra Cohen   401-333-2552 x3   Read@cumberlandlibrary.org Cumberland Library Children’s Book Circle “Rants Raves and Reviews” for ages 8-12. The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett Book #4 of Origami Yoda Series by … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday October 7, 2013 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org This month’s book selection is Homer & Langley by E.L. Doctorow.  Here, in the author’s own words, is his description of the book: … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday September 16, 2013 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org In The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks, a neurologist who claims to be equally interested in disease and … Continue reading

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