Book Cook Club - December 2nd

Fun on the First
Riverton Village Library

What: Book Cook Club
Christmas stories
Christmas cookie decorating
Making Christmas ornament

Where:   Riverton Village Library
When:   Saturday, December 2 from 10:30 to 11:30
For Whom: PreK through 2nd grade, adults are asked to stay
Grades 3 to 6; no adult accompaniment necessary

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No Cost
Call 629-6353, please don’t leave message
Please pre-register so we can have enough supplies

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Book Club News - January 20, 2018

Hi, Readers,The selection for the next book club meeting on January 20, 2018, is Murder on the Orient Express, by Agatha Christie. Most of the members in attendance at the November meeting were not impressed with Lincoln and the Bardo and took issue with its style and content. However, for those reasons we had an animated and rousing discussion! It definitely is an interesting book with its innovative (aggravating?) style and unusual topic.Happy Thanksgiving to all!Pamm

Book Club

Hi, Readers!On November 18 the group will discuss Lincoln in the Bardo,  a 2017 experimental novel by American writer George Saunders.  Saunders explores the grief of Abraham Lincoln on the death of his son Willie and sets the scene in the bardo, a Tibetan term used to describe the Buddhist intermediate  space between life and reincarnation.Saunders graduated from high school in Oak Forest, IL, and received a BS in geophysical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines  in 1981. He has been known for his short stories and essays.

September Book Club News

The Riverton Area Book Club will discuss The Martian, by Andy Weir on Sept. 16, 10 am, at the Riverton Village Library.  This book, published in 2011, tells the story of Mark Watney, stranded on Mars in the year 2035 when his mission crew return to earth without him.

A movie adaptation was released in 2015 starring Matt Damon.

The author, son of a particle physicist, has a computer science background and self published the first edition. After the book became popular on Amazon, Crown Publishers picked it up.

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