Category Archives: Book Discussion

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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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday September 5, 2013 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org “A beautiful portrait of being in Paris in the glittering 1920s—as a wife and as one’s own woman.” That’s the description that Entertainment Weekly … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday August 26, 2013 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org November 22, 1963: a novel is Adam Braver’s fictional account of the day of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. His brilliantly constructed historical … Continue reading

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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday September 5, 2013 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org “A beautiful portrait of being in Paris in the glittering 1920s—as a wife and as one’s own woman.” That’s the description that Entertainment Weekly … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday, August 5th 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Jonathan Safran Foer’s novel, Everything is Illuminated will be the subject of our discussion this month. The fabled history of his grandfather’s shtetl, or … Continue reading

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Betwixt and BeTweenz Book Club

Wednesday, August 7th 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   401-333-2552 x2   jenn@cumberlandlibrary.org Have you read a great book lately?  Or maybe you read a terrible one? Come have a snack and tell us about it!  Bring your book … Continue reading

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