WHODUNIT? Mystery Bookclub – Hudson Library
NEW!
This new book club reads mysteries and thrillers and meets virtually on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 am to discuss the selected title.  Books are available about one month prior to the discussion in print and, where noted, in ebook and audio format.  Register on the calendar of events or email Lmcdonnell@minlib.net or call 508-429-0617 to get your Zoom invitation.  Free and open to all.

Tues, Apr 13 at 11 am: Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke
Tues, May 11 at 11 am: The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey
Tues, Jun 8 at 11 am:  Red Lotus by Chris Bohjalian
Tues, July 13 at 11 am: Murder List by Hank Phillipi Ryan
 
VIRTUAL PROGRAMS
Virtual programs you can enjoy at no cost from area libraries.  Click on each to register and receive a Zoom invitation: 

Declutter and Organize Your Closet on April 10

JFK: Coming of Age in the American Century, 1917-1956 on April 22

Music Trivia Night on Apr 15


Chickens in the Garden on Apr 11

How to Use Census Records in Your Genealogy Research on April 14

Vegetable Gardening for Everyone on Apr 18

Nature Writing Workshop on May 6

DNA Secrets with author Libby Copeland on Apr 14

Digital Detox: Mindful Living in a Distracted World on May 15

Smart Money programs Apr 10-17

 
VIRTUAL MORNING BOOK CLUB
First Monday of each month at 11 am
Join us for a virtual discussion of the selected title.  We have print copies of each selection available about one month prior to the discussion.    Register in advance under Calendar of Events to get your Zoom invitation to the discussion.  Zoom requires a laptop, tablet or smartphone and there is a call-in option.  

New to ebooks, audio or Zoom or having trouble?  Email us or call 508-429-0617.  We will give you one-on-one help at any time.  
Mon, May 3 at 11 am: IF ONLY I COULD TELL YOU by Hannah Beckerman
Mon, June 7 at 11 am:  INLAND by Tea Obreht
 
July 12 at 11 am: THE BELL JAR by Sylvia Plath
Aug 2 at 11 am: THE NICKLE BOYS by Colin Whitehead
Aug 30 at 11 am: This is the Sept meeting: TRUST EXERCISE by Susan Choi

VIRTUAL HISTORY BOOK CLUB
HOW THE VIRTUAL CLUB WORKS
Attend as many meetings as you like. Read the selected book and attend the discussion led by Ginny Keniry on Zoom. Bring your ideas, questions and comments or simply listen. Multiple copies of the books are available to borrow from the library about a month in advance or can be purchased on your own.  NEW MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WARMLY WELCOME.  To get your Zoom invitation, register here.
 

THE PLACE & TIME
Discussions take place one Monday per month from 10:30-12 noon
Membership in the book club is free and open to everyone. For more information, call the library at 508-429-0617 or email Ginny at ginbibi@gmail.com.  Bring a friend!

THE BOOKS

Apr 26: Empires of the Sea by Roger Crowley

May 24: Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Fremont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity and Helped Cause the Civil War by Steve Inskeep

June 21: Choose your own book to share with the group

July 26: The British in India: A Social History of the Raj by David Gilmour

Aug 23: A Game of Birds and Wolves by Simon Parkin

Sept 20: Choose your own book to share with the group

Oct 25: The Arabs: a History by Eugene Rogan

Nov 22: Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

Dec 27: King Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild