This page consists of all book clubs offered at the Sandwich Public Library District.

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Adults

Reader's Haven Book Club (Ages 18+)

  • Night Session:   Second Tuesday of every month @ 7:00pm
  • Afternoon Session:   Third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00pm

October 2018

10.singunburiedsingSing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Genre: Literary Fiction: Magical Realism

Summary: "An intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope and struggle, Sing, Unburied, Sing examines the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power – and limitations – of family bonds.

Jojo is thirteen years old and trying to understand what it means to be a man. His mother, Leonie, is in constant conflict with herself and those around her. She is black and her children’s father is white. Embattled in ways that reflect the brutal reality of her circumstances, she wants to be a better mother, but can’t put her children above her own needs, especially her drug use.

When the children’s father is released from prison, Leonie packs her kids and a friend into her car and drives north to the heart of Mississippi and Parchman Farm, the State Penitentiary. At Parchman, there is another boy, the ghost of a dead inmate who carries all of the ugly history of the South with him in his wandering. He too has something to teach Jojo about fathers and sons, about legacies, about violence, about love.

Rich with Ward’s distinctive, lyrical language, Sing, Unburied, Sing brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first century America. It is a majestic new work from an extraordinary and singular author" - Goodreads.com

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Teens

Bookends (Grades 9-12)

Third Thursday of every month @ 4:00-4:45pm

 

Kids 

Reading Pros (Grades 3-5)

First Tuesdays of every month @ 4:00pm

Books & Beyond (Grades 6-8)

 First Thursdays of every month @ 4:00pm