Third Monday @1--Crown Point Book Discussion
Discussions are held in the Crown Point Library
on the third Monday from 1:00-2:30 pm. The group does not meet in July, August, or
Books assigned are available on special loan at
the Circulation Desk. Additional copies can be borrowed from the regular library collection or through
An electronic newsletter is available here for reading
or by subscribing.
A list of all the books the groups have read is
New members are always welcome! For
more information, contact the discussion leader: Barb Houk, Special
Services Librarian, at 219-663-0270 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
***4th Monday--Library closed 3rd Monday
***Monday, January 28 at 1:00 pm
Translation, by Jean Kwok
Emigrating with her mother from Hong Kong to Brooklyn, Kimberly Chang begins a secret double life as an
exceptional schoolgirl during the day and sweatshop worker at night, an existence also marked by her first
crush and the pressure to save her family from poverty.
***Monday, February 25 at 1:00 pm
Still Alice, by Lisa
Feeling at the top of her game when she is suddenly diagnosed
with early onset Alzheimer's disease, Harvard psychologist Alice Howland struggles to find meaning and
purpose in her life as her concept of self gradually slips away.
Monday, March 18 at 1:00 pm
In the Garden of Beasts, by Erik
best-selling author of Devil in the White City documents the efforts of first American ambassador to
Hitler's Germany William E. Dodd to acclimate to a residence in an increasingly violent city where he is forced
to associate with the Nazis while his daughter pursues a relationship with Gestapo chief Rudolf
Monday, April 15 at 1:00 pm
Maine, by Courtney
Descending on a
family beach house won in a bet years earlier, three generations of women gradually impart difficult respective
secrets including a pregnancy, a terrible crush, and a deeply-held resentment for past
Monday, May 20 at 1:00 pm
Room, by Emma
A five-year-old narrates a story about his life growing up in a single room where his mother
aims to protect him from the man who has held her prisoner for seven years since she was a
Monday, June 17 at 1:00 pm
The Paris Wife, by Paula
Follows the life of Ernest Hemingway's first wife,
Hadley, as she navigates 1920s Paris.