'Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.'
Charles William Eliot https://www.britannica.com/biography/Charles-William-Eliot
Monday Morning Book Club - 1st Monday 9:30 a.m.
Monday Afternoon Book Club - 1st. Monday: 1:00 p.m.
Convenor: Janice Ireland
'The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her
to amazing people who lived exciting lives.'
(Roald Dahl, Matilda)
Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng
Sweetland by Michael Crummey
Forgotten Girls by Owen Laukanen
Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
The Promise of Canada by Charlotte Gray
The German Girl by Armando Luca Correa
Cli Fi: Canadian Tales of Climate Change edited by Bruce Meyer
The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
- Novel Women - 3rd Tuesday 1:30 p.m.
- Convenor: Mary Daniels
- 'Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.'
- The Novel Women Group meets in members’ homes on the third Tuesday of each month starting at 1:30 p.m.
Our reading list for 2017/18 comprises an eclectic selection of fiction and non-fiction books:
|The Reason You Walk - Wab Kinew|
|The Illegal - Lawrence Hill|
|A Great Reckoning - Louise Penny|
|The Promise of Canada - Charlotte Gray|
|The Piano Makers - Kurt Palka|
|Bee Time, Lessons from the Hive - Mark Winston|
|The Nightingale - Kristin Hannah|
|The Psychopath Test - Jon Ronson|
|Do Not Say We Have Nothing - Madeleine Thien|
|The Headmaster's Wager - Vincent Lam|
- Convenor: Cathie Faubert
This unique book club asks members to think “outside the box.” We meet the first Wednesday of the month, and members share books based on themes. Below are the themes for this year.
|Oct. 4||Pot pouri||
|Nov. 1|| Ottawa Romance Author Maureen Fisher
Fur Ball Fever, Cold Feet Fever, The Jaquar Legacy
|Jan. 10||Fantasy or Science Fiction||Rita||Annual Pot Luck Lunch|
|Feb. 7||Graphic Novel||Linda|
|Mar. 7||Conspiracies, Deceptions and Unsolved Mysteries||Cathie|
|May 3||Notable Couples||Anne|