The Upper Moreland Free Public Library holds monthly book discussion meetings for anyone who wants thoughtful discussion and great company. Our Evening Book Discussion Group meets the fourth or last Wednesday of every month from 7:00-8:15pm.
We also have a Daytime Book Discussion Group that meets on the first Thursday of every month from 2:30-3:45pm.
Wednesday, November 20*. 7:00-8:15pm.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot ~ 381 pages, © 2011
Documents the story of how scientists took cells from an unsuspecting descendant of freed slaves and created a human cell line that has been kept alive indefinitely, enabling discoveries in such areas as cancer research, in vitro fertilization and gene mapping.
Wednesday, December 18*. 7:00-8:15pm.
44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith ~ 325 pages, © 2005
After taking a job at an Edinburgh art gallery, twenty-year-old Pat rents a room from her landlord, the handsome and cocky Bruce, at 44 Scotland Street, and soon discovers that she has also acquired some colorful new neighbors, including Domenica, an eccentric widow; Bertie, a child prodigy; and his overbearing mother, Irene.