Virtual Romance Book Club
Join us online as we dive into the latest romance reads. This monthly book group, meeting on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m., will discuss a new title at each meeting. All titles will be available for checkout on hoopla digital. Register to receive the link to the Zoom meeting.
Virtual Mystery Book Club
Join us online as we discuss a different mystery novel on the second Friday of each month at 7 p.m.! Register to receive the link to the Zoom meeting.
Multi-generational Book Discussion
Virtual Veterans’ Book Group
A monthly reading and book discussion series for military veterans that is led by Vietnam veteran, author, and College of Southern Maryland professor Wayne Karlin. Service members of all eras, their spouses, and adult children are welcome. The group meets on the first Saturday of the month, February through June, 10 – 11:30 a.m. Books and other materials provided.
Please contact Kimberlé Fields at 301-863-8188 or email@example.com with any questions.
Register for the April Veteran’s Book Group
Books to be discussed:
April 3: The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner
May 1: Grant by Ron Chernow
June 5: A Wolf by the Ears by Wayne Karlin
The Veterans’ Book Group is coordinated statewide by Maryland Humanities and presented locally in partnership with St. Mary’s County Library. The program was created by the Maine Humanities Council to promote understanding of the military experience and to support returning veterans.
Meet the Author!
Maryland Author John Balkam
Monday, April 12, 7 p.m.
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John Balkam, author, social entrepreneur, and sports marketing professional will be joining us to talk about his book 3-Win Sponsorship: The Next Generation of Sports & Entertainment Marketing. As a public speaker and the founder of Third Win Group, John’s primary goal is to connect activist athletes and artists to brand marketing teams interested in taking a stand on social and environmental issues. In 3-Win Sponsorship, he points out the impact that sports and entertainment sponsorships have had on our society in the past, and the reasons why athletes, artists, and entertainers will continue to influence social issues in the future. Join us as John explains the 5 principles behind a 3-win sponsorship, how a Win-Win-Win mentality benefits all of us, and the business case for brands to embrace the 3-Win mindset and methodology.
Romance Author Nalini Singh
Tuesday, June 1, 7 p.m.
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Join us in welcoming international bestselling author, Nalini Singh! Nalini will discuss her Psy-Changeling series and upcoming novel Last Guard, as well as answer reader questions.
Meet NY Times Best Selling Author Christina Baker Kline: Summer Reading 2021 Kickoff Event
Monday, June 21, 6:30 p.m.
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St. Mary’s County Library is thrilled to introduce Christina Baker Kline in a virtual author event! Christina Baker Kline is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of eight novels, including The Exiles (2020), A Piece of the World (2017), and Orphan Train (2013). She is published in 40 countries. Kline’s novels have been awarded the New England Prize for Fiction, the Maine Literary Award, and a Barnes & Noble Discover Award, among other honors. Her books have also been chosen by hundreds of communities, universities and schools as “One Book, One Read” selections. Born in England and raised in the American South and Maine, Kline lives in New York City and on Mount Desert Island in Maine, with her husband.
Miss an author event? We’ve recorded many of them, and they’re available to watch on our YouTube channel!