Have Book, Will Travel Book Club – October 2022

What: Have Book, Will Travel Book Club – October 2022
When: 10/15/22 @ 12pm
Where: In-Person
Who: Ages 18+
Registration Required

The “Have Book, Will Travel” book club features revolving themes, moderators, and locales. This club is meant to be about book discovery and discussion, as well as socializing with fellow readers who share common interests.

In October, we will meet at the Garland County Library and discuss Widow’s Web by Gene Lyons. According to the publisher’s description, “Widow’s Web is the saga of Mary Lee Orsini, the Little Rock Lady Macbeth whose attraction proved fatal for her husband and almost equally destructive for all the others whose paths she crossed.” Gene Lyons is a former associate editor of Newsweek and a winner of the National Magazine Award for his reporting in Texas Monthly. He is currently a book reviewer for Entertainment Weekly living in Little Rock.

Have Book, Will Travel Book Club – September 2022

What: Have Book, Will Travel Book Club – Sleuthers: Cozy Mysteries
When: 9/17/22 @ 12pm
Where: In-Person
Who: Ages 18+
Registration Required

The “Have Book, Will Travel” book club features revolving themes, moderators, and locales. This club is meant to be about book discovery and discussion, as well as socializing with fellow readers who share common interests.

In September, we will meet at the Garland County Library and discuss Louisiana Longshot by Jana DeLeon. This is the first book in the popular Miss Fortune Mystery series. DeLeon describes herself as someone who “grew up among the bayous and small towns of southwest Louisiana. She’s never actually found a dead body or seen a ghost, but she’s still hoping. Jana started writing in 2001 after attending a funeral, but that’s a whole other story. She focuses on murderous plots set deep in the Louisiana bayous and the secrets that lie just beneath the surface of small towns.”

Louisiana Longshot (A Miss Fortune Mystery, Book 1) - Kindle edition by DeLeon, Jana. Romance Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

Have Book, Will Travel Book Club – August 2022

What: Have Book, Will Travel Book Club – Interestings Edition
When: 8/20/22 @ 12pm
Where: In-Person
Who: Ages 18+
Registration Required

The “Have Book, Will Travel” book club features revolving themes, moderators, and locales. This club is meant to be about book discovery and discussion, as well as socializing with fellow readers who share common interests.

In August, we will meet at the Garland County Library and discuss Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin. This nonfiction book about animal behaviorism explores the similarity between animals and people with autism. “Inspiring… Crammed with facts and anecdotes about Temple Grandin’s favorite subject: the senses, brains, emotions, and amazing talents of animals.” – New York Times Book Review

Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior (A Harvest Book): Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson: 9780156031448: Amazon.com: Books

If All Arkansas Read the Same Book Book Club – July 2022

As part of a special meeting of the monthly “Have Book, Will Travel” book club, July’s book club will meet at the Garland County Library and discuss the 2022 If All Arkansas Read the Same Book title, Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel!

While book club members will meet in-person, a portion of the book club will include a live virtual session featuring the author. A limited number of free copies of the book are available to be picked up at the library for those who register.

Sea of Tranquility is a novel of art, time, love, and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon five hundred years later, unfurling a story of humanity across centuries and space.

The “Have Book, Will Travel” book club features revolving themes, moderators, and locales. This club is meant to be about book discovery and discussion, as well as socializing with fellow readers who share common interests.

 

Banana Splits Book Club: Song for a Whale

Ages 8-13 only! Registration is required and will begin on May 15th at 9:00 a.m.
Book: Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
Please stop by the library to pick up your copy!
Some free copies of the book are available to patrons registered. First come, first served.
*If you register online for this program you are not guaranteed a free book.
All programs subject to change.
Group visits by appointment only.

Have Book, Will Travel Book Club – June 2022

“Have Book, Will Travel” is a new book club experience hosted by the Garland County Library on the third Saturday of every month. This monthly book club features revolving themes, moderators, and locales. This club is meant to be about book discovery and discussion, as well as socializing with fellow readers who share common interests.

In June, we will meet at the Garland County Library and discuss the Watergate scandal, which has its 50th anniversary this June. Attendees are encouraged to read any book or watch any documentary they want to brush up on the subject and share their memories, thoughts, and speculation about “Tricky Dick” and all things involving the famous moment in history.

Teen Book Club: Rising Water

Ages 13-18 only! Registration is required and will begin on May 15th at 9:00 a.m.
This month’s book: Rising Water: The Story of the Thai Cave Rescue by Marc Aronson
Some free copies of the book are available to patrons registered. First come, first served.
*If you register online for this program you are not guaranteed a free book.
All programs subject to change.
Group visits by appointment only.

Teen Book Club: Blackbird Girls

Ages 13-18 only! Registration is required and will begin on Friday, April 15th at 9:00 a.m.
This month’s book: Blackbird Girls by Anne Blankman
Some free copies of the book are available to patrons registered.
*If you register online for this program you are not guaranteed a free book.
All programs subject to change.
Group visits by appointment only.

Ready Readers Book Club

Join Ms. Katie as we go on book reading adventures for the kiddos that are just starting to learn how exciting and fun reading really is.  A themed snack will be provided. This month’s book is Flat Stanley: Show-and-Tell, Flat Stanley.

Registration is required for the program and will begin on April 15th at 9:00 a.m.

Please register each child individually. Ages 6-8.

Group visits by appointment only.

 

Banana Splits Book Club: The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora

Ages 8-13 only! Registration is required and will begin on Friday, April 15th at 9:00 a.m.
Book: The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya
Please stop by the library to pick up your copy!
Some free copies of the book are available to patrons registered.
*If you register online for this program you are not guaranteed a free book.
All programs subject to change.
Group visits by appointment only.