Jul
16
Thu
Zoom: Novel Conversations @ Zoom
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us on Zoom for a discussion of The Stranger by Albert Camus. Register here to receive the Zoom link for this discussion.

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 in the Board Room. Refreshments are served!

The Stranger by Albert Camus (book cover) Thursday, July 16 : The Stranger by Albert Camus

Through the story of an ordinary though detached man unwittingly drawn into a murder in Algeria, Camus explores what he called “the nakedness of man faced with the absurd.” First published in 1946, The Stranger has become known and read the world over.

 

Jul
30
Thu
Stage on the Page: ZOOM Reboot! @ Zoom
Jul 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Stage on the page is a drama discussion group that meets on Zoom.  Register on the Stage on the Page wepage.  Copies of plays are available for checkout from the Library.  Come when the plays sound interesting or attend them all.  Everyone is welcome to join the discussion!

Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller (book cover)Thursday, July 30th, at 7:oo pm Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller.

“Ever since it was first performed in 1949, Death of a Salesman has been recognized as a milestone of the American theater.  In the person of Willy Loman… whose name has become a symbol for a kind of majestic grandiosity” (from the cover, Penguin, 1977).

Check out a copy from the Library.

Aug
12
Wed
It’s a Mystery Book Group @ Coralville Public Library
Aug 12 @ 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.

These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelley(book cover)Wednesday, March 11 : These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelley

Jo Montfort doesn’t want the life she’s been destined to—finishing school, marriage, and a place at the top of society. But she can’t find a way out until her father, a wealthy newspaper publisher, turns up dead. Everyone thinks it’s a suicide—everyone but Jo, who must fight to prove he was murdered and track down her father’s killer.

Everyone is welcome to join the lively discussion!  See It’s a Mystery’s website for the list of books we will be discussing in 2020.

 

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

Join us on Zoom for a discussion of Black Fin by Mary Frisbee. Register here to receive the Zoom link for this discussion.

‘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!

Black Fin by Mary Frisbee (book cover)Wednesday, May 13 : Black Fin by Mary Frisbee

Olive Wiley stands in a cave on the Pacific coast, waiting for the waves to claim her life, when she comes across two bodies—a grown woman who has died and a five year old girl, drugged but still alive. Brought back from the brink of her own death by the fate of these two, Olive now must solve the mystery of how they got there. Published by the North American Review, the literary journal of UNI.

 

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

Join us on Zoom for a discussion of Refuge by Dina Nayeri. Register here to receive the Zoom link for this discussion.

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 in the Board Room. Refreshments are served!

Refuge by Dina Nayeri (book cover) Thursday, August 20 : Refuge by Dina Nayeri

Niloo becomes a refugee from Iran as a young child an comes to America while her father remains in Iran. Over the next two decades, as she grows up moves from America to England to Amsterdam, she meets with her father four times in different cities, always hoping to find a connection, always looking—as the refugees she sees around her everywhere she goes—for a home.

 

Aug
27
Thu
Stage on the Page: ZOOM Reboot! @ Zoom
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Stage on the page is a drama discussion group that meets on Zoom.  Register on the Stage on the Page webpage.  Copies of plays are available for checkout from the Library.  Come when the plays sound interesting or attend them all.  Everyone is welcome to join the discussion!

The Odd Couple by Neil Simon book coverThursday, August 27th, at 7:oo pm join us for a discussion of The Odd Couple by Neil Simon

This classic comedy takes place when slovenly Oscar and neatnik Felix are forced to live together after Felix’s divorce.

Check out a copy from the Library.

Sep
9
Wed
It’s a Mystery Book Group @ Coralville Public Library
Sep 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.

These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelley(book cover)Wednesday, March 11 : These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelley

Jo Montfort doesn’t want the life she’s been destined to—finishing school, marriage, and a place at the top of society. But she can’t find a way out until her father, a wealthy newspaper publisher, turns up dead. Everyone thinks it’s a suicide—everyone but Jo, who must fight to prove he was murdered and track down her father’s killer.

Everyone is welcome to join the lively discussion!  See It’s a Mystery’s website for the list of books we will be discussing in 2020.

 

Oct
14
Wed
It’s a Mystery Book Group @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 14 @ 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.

These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelley(book cover)Wednesday, March 11 : These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelley

Jo Montfort doesn’t want the life she’s been destined to—finishing school, marriage, and a place at the top of society. But she can’t find a way out until her father, a wealthy newspaper publisher, turns up dead. Everyone thinks it’s a suicide—everyone but Jo, who must fight to prove he was murdered and track down her father’s killer.

Everyone is welcome to join the lively discussion!  See It’s a Mystery’s website for the list of books we will be discussing in 2020.

 

Nov
11
Wed
It’s a Mystery Book Group @ Coralville Public Library
Nov 11 @ 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.

These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelley(book cover)Wednesday, March 11 : These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelley

Jo Montfort doesn’t want the life she’s been destined to—finishing school, marriage, and a place at the top of society. But she can’t find a way out until her father, a wealthy newspaper publisher, turns up dead. Everyone thinks it’s a suicide—everyone but Jo, who must fight to prove he was murdered and track down her father’s killer.

Everyone is welcome to join the lively discussion!  See It’s a Mystery’s website for the list of books we will be discussing in 2020.

 

Dec
9
Wed
It’s a Mystery Book Group @ Coralville Public Library
Dec 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.

These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelley(book cover)Wednesday, March 11 : These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelley

Jo Montfort doesn’t want the life she’s been destined to—finishing school, marriage, and a place at the top of society. But she can’t find a way out until her father, a wealthy newspaper publisher, turns up dead. Everyone thinks it’s a suicide—everyone but Jo, who must fight to prove he was murdered and track down her father’s killer.

Everyone is welcome to join the lively discussion!  See It’s a Mystery’s website for the list of books we will be discussing in 2020.