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Tuesday Evening Book Discussion (IN PERSON and ON ZOOM)

"The Music of Bees" by Eileen Garvin

2024-06-11 19:00:00 2024-06-11 20:30:00 America/New_York Tuesday Evening Book Discussion (IN PERSON and ON ZOOM) Three lonely strangers in a rural Oregon town, each working through grief, are brought together on a local honeybee farm where they find surprising friendship & healing just when they least expect it. Westlake Porter Public Library - Porter Room, Zoom Programming 2

Tuesday, June 11
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-11 19:00:00 2024-06-11 20:30:00 America/New_York Tuesday Evening Book Discussion (IN PERSON and ON ZOOM) Three lonely strangers in a rural Oregon town, each working through grief, are brought together on a local honeybee farm where they find surprising friendship & healing just when they least expect it. Westlake Porter Public Library - Porter Room, Zoom Programming 2

Westlake Porter Public Library

Porter Room, Zoom Programming 2

Three lonely strangers in a rural Oregon town, each working through grief, are brought together on a local honeybee farm where they find surprising friendship & healing just when they least expect it.

This meeting will be held IN PERSON and ON ZOOM. Those unable to attend in person, can join us via Zoom simultaneously.

Join us to discuss The Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin:

"Forty-four-year-old Alice Holtzman is stuck in a dead-end job, bereft of family, and now reeling from the unexpected death of her husband. Alice has begun having panic attacks whenever she thinks about how her life hasn't turned out the way she dreamed. Even the beloved honeybees she raises in her spare time aren't helping her feel better these days.

In the grip of a panic attack, she nearly collides with Jake--a troubled, paraplegic teenager with the tallest mohawk in Hood River County—while carrying 120,000 honeybees in the back of her pickup truck. Charmed by Jake's sincere interest in her bees and seeking to rescue him from his toxic home life, Alice surprises herself by inviting Jake to her farm.

And then there's Harry, a twenty-four-year-old with debilitating social anxiety who is desperate for work. When he applies to Alice's ad for part-time farm help, he's shocked to find himself hired.

As an unexpected friendship blossoms among Alice, Jake, and Harry, a nefarious pesticide company moves to town, threatening the local honeybee population and illuminating deep-seated corruption in the community. The unlikely trio must unite for the sake of the bees—and in the process, they just might forge a new future for themselves."


In order to participate, please click one of the REGISTER buttons. 

Physical copies of the book will be available for participants to borrow at the Circulation Desk beginning May 14, 2024.

If you have any questions, please emailtuesdaybookclub@westlakelibrary.org


This book club meets every second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. View and print the list of books and check out WPPL's Book Discussion page for more book and movie clubs!

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Books and Authors |

TAGS: | book discussion | book club |

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Westlake Porter Public Library is an independent public library serving the residents of the city of Westlake, western Cuyahoga County and eastern Lorain County. The library is located at 27333 Center Ridge Road in Westlake, Ohio. Anyone who lives, works, owns property, or goes to school in Ohio can register for a free library card.

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