“The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown will be the topic of discussion at the next Bossier Central Book Club. The group will meet on Thursday, February 18 at 12:00p.m., and again at 6p.m. with guest speaker Duke Griffey leading the program.
In The Times March 12, 2015 edition, local author Judy Christie wrote in her column about Griffey’s enthusiastic review of “The Boys in the Boat.” In fact, Mr. Griffey stated that he liked the book so much he began to give copies to his family and friends. That is truly high praise.
Whether you are a history buff, just like a great story, or want to find out what all the excitement is about everyone is welcome to attend the program. It is free to the public and refreshments will be served.
For information about other BPL book clubs go to www.bossierlibrary.org.
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Monday, February 15, BPL will be closed for President’s Day.
Wed., Feb. 3 & 17 at 1p.m. for ages K—8th grade, Homeschool
Wed., Feb. 10 at 3:30p.m. for ages 11—18, Tween/ Teen Program
Sat., Feb. 6 from 11a.m.—12p.m. for ages 6—12, Super Saturday Kid’s Club, registration required
Thur., Feb. 11 from 4—5p.m., ages 6—12, Got Science? Hands on fun, registration required
Bossier Central 746-1693
Thurs. at 6p.m. for ages 6—9, A.R. Read Aloud in the Kid Zone
Tues., Feb. 9 from 3—5p.m. for teens, Fat Tuesday festivities for the entire family
East 80 949-2665
Wed. at 10:30a.m., for ages 0—5, Lapsit Story Time
Thur. at 4p.m. for all ages, After School Story Time
Fri., Feb. 12 at 10a.m. for all ages, “Playing Hooky” Crochet Club
Sat., Feb. 13 from 11a.m.—5p.m. for all ages, Spa Day & Patron Appreciation Day
Plain Dealing 326-4233
Mon. at 10a.m. for ages 0—5, Story Hour
Sat., Feb. 6 at 12:00p.m., for ages 5—16, Mardi Gras Get Together
Thur., Feb. 11 all day, no age limit, Patron Appreciation Day
Sat., Feb. 13 from 2—3p.m. for ages 5—12, Valentine’s Day program. Decorate cookies, play games, and make cards.
“Conversations with a Guardian Angel” by Robert J. Wicks
“The First Order” by Jeff Abbott
“A Murderous Mind” by Jane A. Adams
“A Taste for Nightshade” by Martine Bailey
“The Guest Room” by Chris Bohjalian
“The Stargazer’s Sister” by Carrie Brown
“After the Crash” by Michel Bussi
“Your Heart’s Desire” by Melody Carson
“And Again” by Jessica Chiarella
“The Lady of Misrule” by Suzannah Dunn
“Last Act: The Final Years and Emerging Legacy of Ronald Reagan” by Craig Shirley
“Vendetta: Bobby Kennedy versus Jimmy Hoffa” by James Neff
“Forgiven” by Terri Roberts
“Becoming Nicole” by Amy Ellis Nutt
“Adios, America” by Ann Coulter
“The Southern Baker” editors of Southern Living
“Elizabeth” by Lisa Hilton
“Kissinger” by Niall Ferguson
“We Were Brothers: A Memoir” by Barry Moser
“The Super Bowl” by David Fischer
Vickie Hardin is Associate Director of Public Relations for Bossier Parish Library. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org