may, 2022

wed25may6:00 PM7:15 PMEvent OverVirtual EventZoom: Book Lovers Book Club - "The Most Fun We Ever Had" by Claire Lombardo6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

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PLEASE NOTE: This Book Club is for adults and high school students only. If you are a middle school student looking to join a SJCPLS Book Club, please visit our Teen page for Youth Book Clubs and other great activities for middle schoolers:  SJCPLS Teen Events

The Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library’s Book Lovers Book Club now meets twice a month in 2022 – in person on Friday morning and via Zoom on Wednesday evening – so everyone can join in, even if you work or go to school! All adults and high school teens are invited to participate. To join us via Zoom, please scroll down below to RSVP for a Zoom link. You will receive the link the day before the evening meeting. You can also choose to join us at our in-person meeting this month:  Book Lovers Book Club in-person meeting

The May selection our Book Club will be reading is The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo. Print copies of The Most Fun We Ever Had, while they last, are available at the Adult Reference Desk at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for checkout. You can also request a copy of this selection in our catalog:  The Most Fun We Ever Had. If you need assistance requesting this selection, please stop by the Adult Reference Desk or call our Library at (904) 827-6950. This selection is also available as an e-book and as an e-audiobook in our database, Overdrive, which is also available as a free app called Libby for all Android and Apple devices. We can’t wait to discuss this book with you!

Book Synopsis  “When Marilyn Connolly and David Sorenson fall in love in the 1970s, they are blithely ignorant of all that awaits them. By 2016, their four radically different daughters are in a state of unrest. Wendy, widowed young, soothes herself with booze and younger men; Violet, a litigator turned stay-at-home-mom, battles anxiety and self-doubt; Liza, a neurotic and newly tenured professor, finds herself pregnant with a baby she’s not sure she wants by a man she’s not sure she loves; Grace, the dawdling youngest daughter, begins living a lie that no one in her family even suspects. With the arrival of Jonah Bendt—a child placed for adoption by one of the daughters fifteen years before—the Sorensons will be forced to reckon with the rich and varied tapestry of their past: years marred by adolescent angst, infidelity, and resentment, but also the transcendent moments of joy that make everything else worthwhile.” (taken from LitLovers)

Thank you to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for sponsoring our branch library’s Book Lovers Book Club!

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(Wednesday) 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

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