Karen Luschar, Broadway vocalist to perform her show Let’s Get Away From It All at the Denville Library on Thursday, June 2nd at 7pm. Everyone loves to travel and the fastest way to reach a destination is through songs that capture the image and character of these special places. As world travelers we go on A Slow Boat to China, underMoonlight in Vermont, through Wonderful Copenhagen, to Chicago, over a high road to Loch Lomand, during A Foggy Day in London Town, on The Road to Morocco, while remembering The Last Time I Saw Paris and when I Left My Heart in San Francisco. There are no bags to pack. C’mon, let’s get away from it all! Register here! Learn more about Karen here
Looking for family history information? Look no further! Beginning May 1st, the Denville Library along with all other Libraries in Morris County have access to My Heritage, the leading destination for discovering, preserving and sharing family history. MyHeritage provides an easy way to share family stories, past and present, and treasure them for generations to come. Check it out today!
Book Club Titles and Dates
January 13. What Alice Forgot. Laine Moriarty. Suffering from an accident that caused her to forget the last ten years of her life, Alice is astonished to discover that she is thirty-nine, a mother of three children and in the midst of an acrimonious divorce from a man she dearly loves.
February 10. Twelve Tribes of Hattie. Ayana Mathis. Traces the story of Great Migration-era mother Hattie Shepherd, who in spite of poverty and a dysfunctional husband uses love and Southern remedies to raise nine children and prepare them for the realities of a harsh world.
March 9. The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II. Denise Kierman. Tells the story of the unknown contributions of tens of thousands of women residents of the Manhattan Project’s then secret city of Oak Ridge, TN, whose uranium-enriching jobs in support of the project were shrouded in secrecy.
April 13. The Elegance of the Hedgehog. Muriel Barberry. The lives of fifty-four year old concierge Rene Michel and extremely bright, suicidal twelve-year old Paloma Josse are transformed by the arrival of a new tenant.
May 11. Fever. Mary Beth Keane. A fictionalized account of the life of Typhoid Mary, an Irish immigrant who moved to New York at the turn of the century and became a successful cook, until the Department of Health noticed the trail of disease she left behind.
June 8. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry. Gabrielle Zevin. A middle-aged bookseller mourning his lost wife, a feisty publisher’s rep, and a charmingly precocious abandoned child come together on a small island of the New England coastline in this delightful novel of love & second chances.
July 13. The Cuckoo’s Calling. Robert Galbraith. When a troubled supermodel falls to her death from the balcony of her London home, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. However, her brother has his doubts and calls in private detective Cormoran Strike to investigate.
August 10. Ready Player One. Ernest Cline. Immersing himself in a mid-twenty-first-century technological virtual utopia to escape an ugly real world of famine, poverty, and disease, Wade Watts joins an increasingly violent effort to solve a series of puzzles by the virtual world’s creator.
September 14. The Nightingale. Kristin Hannah. Reunited when the elder’s husband is sent to fight in World War II, French sisters Vianne and Isabelle find their bond as well as their respective beliefs tested by a world that changes in horrific ways.
October 12. Beautiful Ruins. Jess Walter . Follows a young Italian innkeeper and his almost-love affair with a beautiful American starlet, which draws him into a glittering world filled with unforgettable characters.
November 9. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. Rachel Joyce. Harold Fry is convinced that he must deliver a letter to an old love in order to save her. On his journey, he meets various characters and reminisces about the events and people from his past, as he tries to find peace and acceptance.
December 14. Interpreter of Maladies. Jhumpa Lahiri. A collection of nine short stories by Indian American author Jhumpa Lahiri about the lives of Indians and Indian Americans who are caught between the culture they have inherited and the “New World.”
All meetings are held at 7pm in the Meeting Room
*** Titles are subject to change. Please check with the Library if you have any questions.***
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