Category Archives: Book Discussion

Evening Book Discussion

Monday, March 18th 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org This month we’ll read the 2013 Reading Across Rhode Island selection:The Beauty of Humanity Movement by Camilla Gibbs (published in 2011). Gibb’s fictional portrait … Continue reading

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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday March 21, 2013 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org This month we’ll read the 2013 Reading Across Rhode Island selection: The Beauty of Humanity Movement by Camilla Gibb (published in 2011). Gibb’s fictional … Continue reading

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Cook-a-Book: Amelia Bedelia Book Party

Saturday March 16, 2013 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Contact: Debra Cohen   333-2552 x 3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org The Children’s Room is pleased to offer a Cook-a-Book program for children ages 4 to 8.  This program will take place on Saturday, March … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday, February 25th 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Isabel Allende’s Portrait in Sepia is this month’s book pick. In typical Allende fashion, Portrait in Sepiais crammed with love, desire, tragedy, and dark … Continue reading

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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday, February 21st   /  10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org In Sarah’s Key, Tatiana de Rosnay offers up a mesmerizing story in which a tragic past unfolds, the present is torn apart, and … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday February 4, 2013     /    6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Betty Havrylik   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org This month’s book choice is Still Alice by Lisa Genova. Still Alice is a compelling debut novel about a 50-year-old … Continue reading

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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday, January 24th    /   10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Contact:   (401) 333-2552, x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Happy New Year! We’re starting off the year with Death Comes for the Archbishop, a classic, by Willa Cather. In 1851 Bishop Latour and … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday, December 17th 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Betty Havrylik   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Join us as we end the year with Jonathan S. Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. Oskar Schell, hero of this brilliant follow-up to … Continue reading

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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday December 13, 2012   /   9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Contact: Betty Havrylik   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Join us as we end the year with a discussion of Digging to America by Anne Tyler. ( We will … Continue reading

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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday, November 15th    /   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Contact: Betty Havrylik   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org This month’s book selection is Mr. Pip by Lloyd Jones. This prizewinning novel by New Zealand author Jones is an eloquent … Continue reading

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