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Library Announces 2012 Book Discussion Series

Talk about books, meet your neighbors at 'Books Over Coffee.'

Do you love books, and like to talk about them with fellow book lovers? Well, the has a monthly book club that is just the thing for you.

Our "Books Over Coffee" monthly book discussion program has been a popular staple at the library for over 25 years, hosted by Stratford educator and author Kathleen Faggella in a low-key, friendly atmosphere.

"Little Princes," Connecticut author Conor Grennan’s moving memoir about his experiences starting an orphanage for stolen children in Nepal, will be discussed on Wednesday, Sept. 19.

The memoir is also the selection this year. Mr. Grennan is expected at select "One Book" events from September to November at the library. A complete list of is currently available at the library.

Other book titles for the season will be "Death at La Fenice," a new mystery by Donna Leon (October 31); "Snow Child" by Eowyn Ivey (November 28); and "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" by Deborah Moggach (December 19). Copies of all books are currently available for loan at the library’s circulation desk. "Books Over Coffee" titles are also available on Kindle and Nook eReaders.

"Books Over Coffee" is held in the Stratford Library’s Lovell Room beginning at noon each month. Participants are invited to bring a bag lunch; coffee and tea are also served. The discussion programs are free and open to the public.

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