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Adult Book Club
August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
We will be happy to supply you with a copy of our latest read. This copy will be checked out to you. Stop by the library anytime between now and the next book discussion date to pick up the book. Then on the book club date, meet with other members in the book club to discuss that month’s read.
Summary of A Man Called Ove taken from Goodreads.com:
A grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door.
Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon, the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him the bitter neighbor from hell, but must Ove be bitter just because he doesn’t walk around with a smile plastered to his face all the time?
Behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness. So when one November morning a chatty young couple with two chatty young daughters move in next door and accidentally flatten Ove’s mailbox, it is the lead-in to a comical and heartwarming tale of unkempt cats, unexpected friendship, and the ancient art of backing up a U-Haul. All of which will change one cranky old man and a local residents’ association to their very foundations.