Municipal Library

Book Clubs

The English Book Club

Would you like to share your passion for books? Come join our French or English Book Clubs at the Kirkland library!

The English Book Club meets on a Wednesday night every month at 7:00 pm. To reserve a copy of the book, please call the Circulation Desk at 514 630-2726. Free admission. No registration required.

The next titles are :

AMERICANAH by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love as teenagers, but are separated due to Nigerian unrest and military dictatorship. Ifemelu leaves for America to study and experiences racism for the first time in her life. Obinze ends up in London, after being denied entry into post 9/11 America. Years later, a successful writer and a wealthy man reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, only to find that they will face the most difficult decisions of their lives.

THE ABSENT ONE by Jussi Adler-Olsen

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

No one knows how Copenhagen Deputy Carl Morck received the file about the 1987 murder of an 18-year-old brother and a 17-year-old sister in a summer cottage. At the time suspicion fell on six boarding-school friends, but the police could find no evidence. But Morck discovers that the blood lust of those same students has not abated. These men fear only one thing — a homeless woman who used to be part of their gang.