Apr
14
Wed
Zoom: It’s A Mystery Book Group @ Zoom
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Register here to receive Zoom links for It’s a Mystery Discussions.

‘It’s a Mystery’ is a mystery book discussion group that has met at the Coralville Public Library for over twenty years. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am, and you are welcome to join in any time. Come when the book sounds good, or to every meeting.

Everyone is welcome to join the lively discussion!

One by One by Ruth Ware (Book Cover) Wednesday, April 14 : One by One by Ruth Ware

A company retreat to promote collaboration at a rustic mountain resort goes awry when an avalanche hits, trapping the group and cutting them off from the outside world in this locked-door mystery.

 

 

 

Apr
15
Thu
Zoom: Novel Conversations @ Zoom
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Register here to receive Zoom links for Novel Conversations discussions.

Novel Conversations is a book group that alternates between classic novels and more recent works of fiction and nonfiction. Participants are welcome to come to all the meetings or just those that sound interesting.  Multiple copies of each book are available for checkout in the library and are, whenever possible, made available in large print, audiobook, and ebook editions.

Novel Conversations meets the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:00 pm on Zoom.

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (book cover) Thursday, April 15 : Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

First published in 1847, Jane Eyre is considered a classic by many. It was unique for its time, as it gave a more realistic portrayal of the life of a woman and of her inner struggles and her social condition.

 

 

Apr
17
Sat
Coe Concert Choir and Symphony Orchestra Concert @ Coe College
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sinclair Auditorium

Joint Concert – Coe Concert Choir and Orchestra

 

Apr
25
Sun
Coe Handbell and Crimson Singers Concert @ Coe College
Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sinclair Auditorium

The Coe Handbell Ensemble and Crimson Singers Perform

 

May
12
Wed
Zoom: It’s A Mystery Book Group @ Zoom
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Register here to receive Zoom links for It’s a Mystery Discussions.

‘It’s a Mystery’ is a mystery book discussion group that has met at the Coralville Public Library for over twenty years. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am, and you are welcome to join in any time. Come when the book sounds good, or to every meeting.

Everyone is welcome to join the lively discussion!

The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins (book cover) Wednesday, May 12 : The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

Originally published in 1860, Collins’s novel is considered to be among the first mystery novels and helped inspire many “sensation” novels, as well as plays, television, musicals, and a comic-strip. The Woman in White has never been out of print.

 

 

 

May
20
Thu
Zoom: Novel Conversations @ Zoom
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Register here to receive Zoom links for Novel Conversations discussions.

Novel Conversations is a book group that alternates between classic novels and more recent works of fiction and nonfiction. Participants are welcome to come to all the meetings or just those that sound interesting.  Multiple copies of each book are available for checkout in the library and are, whenever possible, made available in large print, audiobook, and ebook editions.

Novel Conversations meets the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:00 pm on Zoom.

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi (book cover) Thursday, May 20 : Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

This novel follows Gifty, a PhD student in neuroscience, who is dealing with issues of faith, science, family, addiction, and the African immigrant experience. Gyasi is the author of the critically acclaimed 2016 novel Homegoing.

 

 

Jun
9
Wed
Zoom: It’s A Mystery Book Group @ Zoom
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

‘It’s a Mystery’ is a mystery book discussion group that has met at the Coralville Public Library for over twenty years. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am, and you are welcome to join in any time. Come when the book sounds good, or to every meeting.

Everyone is welcome to join the lively discussion!

A Time for Mercy by John Grisham (book cover) Wednesday, June 9 : A Time for Mercy by John Grisham

Jake Brigance is appointed to defend a teenager accused of murdering a local deputy. Brigance risks his career, security, and the safety of his family in order to save the boy from a death sentence in this legal thriller.

 

 

Jun
17
Thu
Zoom: Novel Conversations @ Zoom
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Register here to receive Zoom links for Novel Conversations discussions.

Novel Conversations is a book group that alternates between classic novels and more recent works of fiction and nonfiction. Participants are welcome to come to all the meetings or just those that sound interesting.  Multiple copies of each book are available for checkout in the library and are, whenever possible, made available in large print, audiobook, and ebook editions.

Novel Conversations meets the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:00 pm on Zoom.

Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam (book cover) Thursday, June 17 : Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam

“A magnetic novel about two families, strangers to each other, who are forced together on a long weekend gone terribly wrong” (Goodreads.com).

 

 

Jul
14
Wed
Zoom: It’s A Mystery Book Group @ Zoom
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Register here to receive Zoom links for It’s a Mystery Discussions.

‘It’s a Mystery’ is a mystery book discussion group that has met at the Coralville Public Library for over twenty years. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am, and you are welcome to join in any time. Come when the book sounds good, or to every meeting.

Everyone is welcome to join the lively discussion!

Gallows Court by Martin Edwards (book cover) Wednesday, July 14 : Gallows Court by Martin Edwards

“Very highly atmospheric, spine-tingling fun, the way that Edwards keeps deepening the creepiness of this mystery until the very end is utterly stunning” (Booklist).

 

 

Jul
15
Thu
Zoom: Novel Conversations @ Zoom
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Register here to receive Zoom links for Novel Conversations discussions.

Novel Conversations is a book group that alternates between classic novels and more recent works of fiction and nonfiction. Participants are welcome to come to all the meetings or just those that sound interesting.  Multiple copies of each book are available for checkout in the library and are, whenever possible, made available in large print, audiobook, and ebook editions.

Novel Conversations meets the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:00 pm on Zoom.

Three Men in a Boat (to say Nothing of the Dog) by Jerome K. Jerome (book cover) Thursday, July 15 : Three Men in a Boat (to say Nothing of the Dog) by Jerome K. Jerome

Published in 1889, this is a  humorous account of the numerous misadventures during a two week boating excursion along the Thames in England among a group of friends.