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Palm Beach County Library Virtual Book Club Discussions

May 10, 2021

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The Palm Beach County Library System is now offering virtual book club sessions! Old Palm members and residents interested in learning more about their favorite reads or simply looking for new novel suggestions can once again participate in these highly-anticipated discussions. Take a look below at the virtual sessions offered this May. 

 

"Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng 

On May 13th from 2:00-3:00 p.m., a virtual book discussion will be held discussing the New York Times's best-selling book, “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng. This captivating novel depicts the relationship between two women with drastically different backgrounds and the similarities in their approach to motherhood. Celeste Ng will force readers to analyze their definition of a "good parent" and what makes up a person's identity. Visit http://events.pbclibrary.org/ to register for this public, digital event! 

 

"My Year Abroad" by Chang-Rae Lee

Join in a virtual discussion of "My Year Abroad" by Chang-Rae Lee from 2:00-3:00 p.m. on May 18th. This instant international best-selling book portrays a young American college student's journey abroad in Asia and his struggle between his ordinary domestic life and newly realized calling as an adventurous protege. Visit http://events.pbclibrary.org/ to register for this public, digital event! 

 

"The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop" by Fannie Flagg

On Wednesday, May 19th from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., Old Palm members and residents are encouraged to participate in the virtual discussion of "The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop" by Fannie Flagg. Written by the beloved author of “Fried Green Tomatoes”, Fannie Flagg's latest sequel follows Buddy Threadgoode, Jr., son of the late Ruth Jamison, who once ran the Whistle Stop Cafe. Readers will lose themselves in this fictional memoir filled with captivating stories of the small town's history. Visit http://events.pbclibrary.org/ to register for this public, digital event! 

 

"Everything Inside" by Edwidge Danticat

Celebrate Haitian Heritage Month by joining in a lively discussion of author Edwidge Danticat's acclaimed short story collection on May 20th, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Danticat is an internationally acclaimed, best-selling author famed for his collection of enthralling stories about community, family, and love. Visit http://events.pbclibrary.org/ to register for this public, digital event! 

 

"The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan

On May 22nd from 10:30-11:30 a.m., honor Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by participating in a virtual discussion of "The Joy Luck Club", written by Amy Tan. Follow the story of four Chinese immigrant mothers who call themselves the Joy Luck Club as they reveal their life stories and secrets - each becoming more complex than the other. Visit http://events.pbclibrary.org/ to register for this public, digital event! 

 

"Disposable City" by Mario Alejandro Ariza

From 2:00-3:00 p.m. on May 26th, dive into a lively discussion of Mario Alejandro Ariza's novel, "Disposable City". Ariza, a renowned Miami journalist reveals the current and future effects of climate control in South Florida, exemplified by his depiction of what the city of Miami will look like in 100 years. This environmentally-focused novel will open your eyes to what the future may hold. Visit http://events.pbclibrary.org/ to register for this public, digital event! 

 

"The Imperfects" by Amy Meyerson

From the bestselling author of “The Bookshop of Yesterdays”, Amy Meyerson, comes the new novel - "The Imperfects". Based on the true story of the still-missing Florentine Diamond, "The Imperfects" follows two sisters on their journey to discover the truth behind a life-altering inheritance. Visit http://events.pbclibrary.org/ to register for this public, virtual event held on May 26th, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. 

 

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