Smithtown Sports Pages Book Discussion 
 
Dr. JMonday, December 1, 2014
10:30am-12:30pm
 
Dr. J: the autobiography by Julius Erving
 
In this candid autobiography, one of the greatest basketball players of all time goes on the record about the personal problems he faced and sometimes created during his legendary career, speaking frankly about how he has come to terms with being a nearly perfect player and an imperfect man.

 
Smithtown Historical Non-fiction Book Discussion 
 
Love and Hate in JamestownThursday, January 29, 2015
10:30-11:30am OR 2:30-3:30pm
 
Love and Hate in Jamestown: John Smith, Pocahontas, and the heart of a new nation by David A. Price
 
A dramatic retelling of the establishment of the first permanent English settlement in the new world discusses the day-to-day experiences of its men and women, who were sent to find gold but instead encountered brutal hardships, citing the particular contributions of Captain John Smith, Pocahontas, and Chief Powhatan.

 
Smithtown Book Discussion
 
Three JunesThursday, December 18, 2014
10:15am-12:15pm
 
Three Junes by Julia Glass 
 
An astonishing first novel that traces the lives of a Scottish family over a decade as they confront the joys and longings, fulfillments and betrayals of love in all its guises.
 


Commack Branch Book Discussion 
 
Turn of MindMonday, December 15, 2014
12:00-1:00pm
 
Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante 
 
Implicated in the murder of her best friend, Jennifer White, a brilliant retired surgeon with dementia, struggles with fractured memories of their complex relationship and wonders if she actually committed the crime.
 

 
 
Kings Park Branch Book Discussion 
 
WildMonday, December 15, 2014
10:30-11:30am
 
Wild: from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed 
 
A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.
 
 

 
 
Kings Park Branch Killer Reads Book Discussion 
 
DarksideWednesday, December 17, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
 
Darkside by Belinda Bauer 
 
Shipcott in bleak mid-winter: a close knit community where no stranger goes unnoticed. So when an elderly woman is murdered in her bed, village policeman Jonas Holly is doubly shocked. How could someone have killed and left no trace?
 
 

 
 
Kings Park Branch Millennials Book Discussion
 
Last Night at Chateau MarmontWednesday, December 17, 2014
7:00-8:00pm

Last Night at Chateau Marmont by Lauren Weisberger 

A woman supports her musician lover as he works his way to rock-star status, only to find herself dumped for a Brazilian supermodel, a tragedy that causes her to seek solace in a sisterhood of women who have been jilted by successful men--and are out for revenge.


 

 

       Nesconset Branch Tea-rrific Reads Book Discussion 

Winter GardenTuesday, November 25, 2014
2:15-3:15pm OR 7:15-8:15pm
 
Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah
 
Reunited when their beloved father falls ill, sisters Meredith and Nina find themselves under the shadow of their disapproving mother, whose painful history is hidden behind her rendition of a Russian fairytale told to the sisters in childhood.