Thursday, April 3, 2014

April classic book title is:  "A Passage to India" by E.M. Forster

We will meet in the Historical Room on Tuesday, April 22, from 4:30-6Call Reference Desk at 781-834-5535 if you need help getting a copy of the book

New Members Welcome!    Light Refreshments Served!

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Book Group/Travel Lecture Pairing Event is January 28 !

The Ventress Library Cultural Series will host a Tuesday night

travel lecture on Guernsey and Channel Islands on January 28,

from 6-7:30 presented by veteran traveler Heide Hasselman. This lecture

corresponds with the Ventress Library Classic Book Group's

reading choice for January - "Guernsey Literary and Potato

Peel Society," which meets just before in the library's Historical

Room on January 28, from 4:30-5:30. New members welcome!

Classic Book Title Reading History 2008-2013



Ventress Memorial Library
Classic Book Group
Title  History  2008 – 2014

2014
The Guernsey Potato Peel Literary Society
I Capture the Castle
Russia House
Passage to India


2013
Unbroken
Lady Chatterley’s Lover
Middlemarch
A City So Grand
My Antonia
Oh, What a Paradise It Seems
The Old Man and the Sea

2012
Robinson Crusoe
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Ethan Frome
The Ambassadors/Foreign Bodies
The Heart if a Lonely Hunter
The Bean Trees/Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
The Big Sleep
Blackbird House
Ragtime

2011
David Copperfield
Scarlet Letter
Moby Dick
Jane Eyre
The Sound and the Fury
Rebecca
Dark Tide
The Good Earth/Pearl of China
House of Mirth
Kon-Tiki
Child’s Christmas in Wales



2010
David Copperfield
Bonfire of the Vanities
Heart of Darkness
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Beautiful and the Damned
Howard’s End
"Travels With Charley" by John Steinbeck
"Persuasion" by Jane Austen
"Of Human Bondage" by W. Somerset Maugham
"Call of the Wild" by Jack London

2009
"The Wind in the Willows" by Kenneth Grahame

"Death Comes for the Archbishop" Willa Catha
"The Comedians" Graham Greene
"Frankenstein" Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
"A Moveable Feast" by Ernest Hemingway
"Kristen Lavransdatter" by Sigrid Undset

"Women in Love" by D.H. Lawrence
"Love in the Time of Cholera" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
"A Death in the Family" by James Agee

"Couples" by John Updike
"Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton

2008
"Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe
"A Passage to India" by E.M. Forster
"Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys
"Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston
"To the Lighthouse" by Virginia Woolf
"The Optimist's Daughter" by Eudora Welty

"A Farewell to Arms" by Ernest Hemingway
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
"Angle of Repose" by Wallace Stegner