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PennLive and The Library have teamed up to offer you a special brand of book club! The Library and PennLive/The Patriot-News will recommend a book twice a year and offer readers a chance to discuss it online at PennLive.com and at book discussion get-togethers at area libraries.
The inaugural book selection is The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro. You will find the book in The Library’s collection in print format, audiobook, eBook on Freading, and eBook and eAudiobook on Overdrive. Click the link of your preferred format below to reserve or download your copy.
A discussion of the book will be hosted by the Friends of the Alexander Family Library and lead by Lisa Appelt, Director of Public Services for The Library.Tuesday, October 1, 2013; 6:30 pm
William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family LibraryClick here to register.
Can’t make the discussion? Join in the conversation online at PennLive.com/book-club either during the book discussion or by adding comments afterwards.
You can also follow book discussions on social media!
Tweet using hashtag #PennLiveBookClub. Follow @dcls_library and @pennlive on Twitter for updates on the club.
Facebook your comments at The Library's Facebook page.
From author B.A. Shapiro's site:
"In the early morning hours of March 18, 1990, two men dressed as police officers bound and gagged two guards at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts, and stole thirteen works of art worth today over $500 million. Despite thousands of hours of police work and a $5 million reward, the artwork has never been recovered. Claire Roth, a struggling young artist, is about to discover that there's more to this crime than meets the eye ..."
Click here to read the complete synopsis from the author's site.
Or visit any DCLS library location to see if they have a copy on hand or reserve the next available copy! You will need a DCLS library card account to borrow materials.
To learn more about our digital services, OverDrive and Freading, please click here. You will need to log into either service with your DCLS library card barcode and PIN to download materials.
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