Adults‎ > ‎

Second Wednesday Book Club

The participants in this book group choose the book they will read each month and then discuss their individual views and comments about the book.  Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the Lewistown branch of the Mifflin County Library.

New members are always welcome! For more information, call Dorothy at (717)242-2391 or email: mclill@mifflincountylibrary.org 



June 10th: The Target by David Baldacci

http://mifflin.tlcdelivers.com:8080/?config=default#section=resource&resourceid=11788179&currentIndex=1&view=fullDetailsDetailsTab
The President knows it's a perilous, high-risk assignment. If he gives the order, he has the opportunity to take down a global menace, once and for all. If the mission fails, he would face certain impeachment, and the threats against the nation would multiply. So the president turns to the one team that can pull off the impossible: Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel.*


July 8th: Lunch out

August 12th: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

http://mifflin.tlcdelivers.com:8080/?config=default#section=resource&resourceid=667398&currentIndex=0&view=fullDetailsDetailsTab
 The orphaned Jane being raised by her Aunt Reed endured many cruelties yet emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity. An ambitious heroine, dangerous secrets, and life changing decisions make this romantic novel a timeless favorite and classic.








September 9th: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

http://mifflin.tlcdelivers.com:8080/?config=default#section=resource&resourceid=1178725&currentIndex=3&view=fullDetailsDetailsTab

When Cheryl Strayed lost her mom at the age of 22, she was devastated.  Her whole family had either moved away or died and her marriage was destroyed, she had nothing else to lose. She embarked on a harrowing journey on the Pacific Crest Trail all by herself and determined to find strength and healing.








October 14th: Identical by Scott Turow

http://mifflin.tlcdelivers.com:8080/?config=default#section=resource&resourceid=1056146&currentIndex=1&view=fullDetailsDetailsTab

This is the story of identical twins, Paul and Cass Giannis. One of them is running for Mayor and the other a recent parolee from the state pennitentary where he was serving 25 years for admittedly killing his girlfriend. A complicated tale of murder, sex, and betrayal unravels a chilling truth, but the fact remains, people will believe what they want to believe.




November 11th: Calling Invisible Women by Jeanne Ray


A middle-aged mom feels that she is no longer an integral part of her family or society. She isn't as attractive as she once was and half the time, her family doesn't even look at her unless dinner is late. One morning she wakes to find that in fact, she has become invisible, and as she suspected, her family doesn't even notice. The only people who seem to see her are her best friend and the other "invisible women". She uses her new-found condition to help all women to be noticed and appreciated regardless of their role in this world.














December: Lunch out



*Summaries provided by goodreads.com