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Next Meeting Date

October 15, 2019 - 6:30PM

2019 Meeting Dates

January 15, 2019

February 19, 2019

March 19, 2019

April 16, 2019

May 21, 2019

June - No Meeting

July 16, 2019

August 20, 2019

September 17, 2019

October 15, 2019

November 19, 2019

December 10, 2019

Recent Reads

  • The Library Book
    Susan Orlean

  • The Island of Sea Women
    Lisa See

  • The Wanderers
    Meg Howrey

  • Once Upon a River
    Diane Setterfield

  • The Triumph of Seeds
    Thor Hanson

  • Tony's Wife
    by Adriana Trigiani

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October's Selection:
The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton

In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a haze of inspiration and creativity. But by the time their stay is over, one woman has been shot dead while another has disappeared; a priceless heirloom is missing; and Edward Radcliffe's life is in ruins.

Over one hundred and fifty years later, Elodie Winslow, a young archivist in London, uncovers a leather satchel containing two seemingly unrelated items: a sepia photograph of an arresting-looking woman in Victorian clothing, and an artist's sketchbook containing the drawing of a twin-gabled house on the bend of a river.

Told by multiple voices across time, The Clockmaker's Daughter is a story of murder, mystery, and thievery, of art, love, and loss. And flowing through its pages like a river, is the voice of a woman who stands outside time, whose name has been forgotten by history, but who has watched it all unfold: Birdie Bell, the clockmaker's daughter

Click here to request the book online. Copies are available for pickup at the library. The book is also available to order in Large Print and Audio.

Call (215) 679-2020 or email upvlibrary@comcast.net if you have any questions!

November's Selection:

Previous Book Club Selections

2015

2016

2017

2018

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Orhan's Inheritance

The Gilded Years

The Forgetting Time

The End of Your Life Book Club

First Impressions

The High Mountains of Portugal

Young Jane Young

The Elegance of the Hedgehog

The Miniaturist

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

A Gentleman in Moscow

The Peripheral

The Boys in the Boat

All Our Wrong Todays

Lab Girl

Plain Truth

Girl Waits With Gun

The Orphan Train

Commonwealth

The Storied Life of AJ Fikry

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

And Then There Were None

The Music Shop

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Kitchens of the Great Midwest

The Book of Polly

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy

The Lake House

American Eclipse

The Almost Sisters

Under the Jeweled Sky

Where'd You Go, Bernadette?

The Chilbury Ladies' Choir

The Books That Changed My Life

Station Eleven

The Light of Paris

Swimming Lessons

Dear Mrs. Bird

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

The Secret Rooms

Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore

Little Fires Everywhere

Winter Garden

The Christmas Train

News of the World

How to Walk Away

2019

The Radium Girls

Summer Hours at the Robbers Library

Tony's Wife

The Triumph of Seeds

Once Upon a River

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The Wanderers

The Island of Sea Women

The Library Book

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