Books and Brews Book Club

Select Wednesdays at 7 PM
In-person at Juan Murphy’s, located at 796 Main Street, Poughkeepsie.
No registration required.

Wednesday, February 21:

all about love: new visions by bell hooks

“The word ‘love’ is most often defined as a noun, yet…we would all love better if we used it as a verb,” writes bell hooks (renowned scholar, cultural critic, and feminist) skewers our view of love as romance.

Wednesday, March 20:

I, Robot by Isaac Asimov

Asimov chronicles the development of the robot through a series of interlinked stories: from its primitive origins to its ultimate perfection in the not-so-distant future – a future in which humanity itself may be rendered obsolete.

Wednesday April 17:

Inés of My Soul by Isabel Allende

Meticulously researched, Allende engagingly dramatizes the known events of Inés Suárez’s life, crafting them into a novel full of narrative brilliance and passion.

Graphic Novel Book Club

Select Thursdays at 7 PM
Virtual, registration required.
Note: These programs will not be recorded.

Thursday, March 14
Registration required, click here to register.

Book: It’s Lonely at the Centre of the Earth by Zoe Thorogood

An intimate and metanarrative look into the life of a selfish artist who must create for her own survival.

Thursday, April 11
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Book: Eight Billion Genies by Charles Soule

Eight seconds after magical genies grant every person on Earth one wish, the world is transformed forever…and that’s just the beginning!

Mystery Mondays

Select Mondays at 11 AM
Boardman Road Branch Library
Registration required.

Monday, February 26:
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Victims by Jonathan Kellerman

Psychologist Alex Delaware helps the Los Angeles Police Department search for a serial killer whose victims have no apparent connection. His investigation leads him to the secretive world of mental health treatment.

Monday, March 25:
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The Camel Club by David Baldacci

After witnessing a murder with ties to a prestigious businessman’s club, Oliver Stone steals a crucial piece of evidence, and is later pursued by a dangerous member of the club.

Monday, April 29:
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The Bone Vault by Linda Fairstein

When a fresh body is discovered in an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus during a donor gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Assistant District Attorney Alex Cooper must infiltrate New York’s museum society to catch a killer.