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Saturday, Jul 4 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, Jul 4 at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday, Jul 4 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Sunday, Jul 5 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jazz Night Every Thursday at 7:00

July 2-5

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This week at the Book Nook

Quiz Night

6pm Mondays


June 29

With DJ Jeffery  Schildroth, Dinner/drink, special prizes, and fun!

Piano Music Steve Thielman


10am

Tuesdays

June 30


Jack Boyle


7pm

Wednesdays

July 1

JAZZ & JAVA: Rosetta


9am

Thursdays

July 2

JAZZ WINE TASTING: Checkers Morton
5pm
Thursdays
July 2
JAZZ SHOWCASE: Xavier Davis Trio

7:30pm
Thursdays
July 2

Knitting Club


1pm

Saturdays

July 4

Our next book club book:

The Invention of Wings

by Sue Monk Kidd


From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a New York Times bestselling novel about two unforgettable American women.


Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world.


Hetty “Handful” Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke household. The Grimke’s daughter, Sarah, has known from an early age she is meant to do something large in the world, but she is hemmed in by the limits imposed on women.


Kidd’s sweeping novel is set in motion on Sarah’s eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership of ten year old Handful, who is to be her handmaid. We follow their remarkable journeys over the next thirty five years, as both strive for a life of their own, dramatically shaping each other’s destinies and forming a complex relationship marked by guilt, defiance, estrangement and the uneasy ways of love.

As the stories build to a riveting climax, Handful will endure loss and sorrow, finding courage and a sense of self in the process. Sarah will experience crushed hopes, betrayal, unrequited love, and ostracism before leaving Charleston to find her place alongside her fearless younger sister, Angelina, as one of the early pioneers in the abolition and women’s rights movements.


Inspired by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke, Kidd goes beyond the record to flesh out the rich interior lives of all of her characters, both real and invented, including Handful’s cunning mother, Charlotte, who courts danger in her search for something better.


This exquisitely written novel is a triumph of storytelling that looks with unswerving eyes at a devastating wound in American history, through women whose struggles for liberation, empowerment, and expression will leave no reader unmoved.


2015 Christy Award Finalist for Historical Fiction

Weekend Music

JAZZ AND JAVA: Kathy Lamar and Robin Connell


10am

Fridays

July 3

JAZZ WINE TASTNG: Brad Fritcher's MOODS


5pm

Fridays

July 3

JAZZ SHOWCASE: Ellen Rowe Trio


7:30pm

Fridays

July 3

Bloody and Blues: The Standing Hamptons


10am

Saturdays

July 4

JAZZ PRE-FIREWORKS: Dave Collee Quartet w/ Ginny Dusseau


7:30pm

Saturdays

July 4

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August 1-9


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