Category Archives: Book Discussion

Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday, July 11th 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org You’re invited to join us for a discussion of Jlie Otsuka’s When the Emperor Was Divine, this month’s book pick. A precise, understated gem of … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday June 24, 2013 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org American Gods is a Hugo and Nebula award-winning 2001 novel by Neil Gaiman and this month’s book choice. It is a blend of … Continue reading

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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday June 13, 2013 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Emily Alone by Stewart O’Nan is this month’s book choice. O’Nan’s intimate novel follows Emily Maxwell, a widow whose grown children have long departed. … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday June 3, 2013 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Read Clyde Edgerton’s The Bible Salesman, then join us for this month’s book discussion. North Carolina native Edgerton has been writing winningly about … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday May 13, 2013 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Join us as we discuss Jennifer Haigh’s Baker Towers. Baker Towers is a family saga and a love story, a hymn to a … Continue reading

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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday, May 16th 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Join us as we discuss Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, a New York Times best seller published in 2009. Set during one … Continue reading

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Tales for Twos

Tuesday April 30, 2013 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Contact: Debra Cohen   333-2552 x3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org Two year-olds, with a familiar adult, are invited to enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs and a craft that encourages their emerging language skills. … Continue reading

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Rants, Raves and Reviews Book Circle

Tuesday, April 30th 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Contact: Debra Cohen   401-333-5225 x3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org The Children’s Room of the Cumberland Library invites readers ages 7-12 to participate in “ Rants, Raves and Reviews”: a  book circle series. At this meeting,  … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday, April 15th 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Join us as we discuss The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. Settle down to enjoy a rousing good ghost story with this debut novel. … Continue reading

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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday, April 18th 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Share your thoughts and reactions to Chris Bojhalian’s The Double Bind with us. This story revolves around Laurel Estabrook, a young social worker employed at … Continue reading

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