Plumb Library's January book club schedule

Dec 30, 2017

The COA Book Group will discuss "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" on Tuesday, January 16 at 10:15 a.m. at the Rochester Council on Aging on Dexter Lane. Books are available at Plumb Library.

Working in Gaborone, Botswana, sleuth Precious Ramotswe investigates several local mysteries, including a search for a missing boy and the case of the clinic doctor with different personalities for different days of the week.


"Just the Facts", the Nonfiction Book Group will discuss "Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything" on Thursday, January 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Library. Books are available at the circulation desk, or can be downloaded from Overdrive.

"Freakonomics" takes an unconventional look at how the economy really works, from cheating and crime to sports and child-rearing, offering a very different view on what really matters and what really drives the economy.


Cafe Parlez will discuss "The Baker's Secret" on Thursday, January 25 at 6:30 PM at the Library. Books are available at the circulation desk, or downloadable from Overdrive.

A baker's apprentice in Normandy endures shame and anger as her kind mentor is targeted and arrested for his Jewish heritage, a violation that compels the young woman to engage in discreet resistance activities, baking contraband loaves of bread for the hungry using surplus ingredients taken from occupying forces.