By Margaret Larson
The Jordaan Memorial Library Book Club will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Cummins Room. The theme for April is “Embracing the Outdoors”.
The discussion will include outdoor cookbooks, gardening books and outdoor project books. Everyone can also share the book they are currently reading. Come join the lively discussion.
Jordaan Memorial Library has five computers with Internet accessibility available for public use. Wireless Internet is also available for use with your personal laptops. The computers are networked with a printer. The charge for printing is 10 cents per page. Computer use requires registration at Jordaan Library. The Internet Policy must be signed.
Failure to follow the policy will result in the loss of computer privileges.
To register you must have a photo ID and proof of your address.
Gathering one last time at the Fauborg Hotel in Beverly Hills Alex Delaware and Robin Castagna share a bittersweet evening with other longtime patrons.
One elegantly dressed beautiful young woman waits alone. Alex wonders if the black-suited bodyguard is with her. Two days later Detective Milo Sturgis asks for Alex’s insights about a grisly murder. Alex is shocked to discover the victim is the lonely young woman from the Fauborg. A tipster’s revelation cracks the case open and dark secrets spill out in “Mystery,” by Jonathan Kellerman.
Jude Farraday has devoted the last 18 years to her twins Zach and Mia who are bright happy teenagers. Lexi Baill moves into their small close knit community and is welcomed by Jude. Lexi is a former foster child with a dark past. She quickly becomes Mia’s best friend and Zach falls in love with Lexi. The three become inseparable. Suddenly nothing feels safe to Jude anymore. One summer night her worst fears are realized when one decision changes the course of all their lives in “Night Road,” by Kristin Hannah.
Criminal defense in Los Angeles has virtually dried up and Mickey Haller has been forced to expand his business into foreclosure defense. Lisa Trammel, one of his new clients is accused of murdering the banker who she blames for taking away her home. Suddenly Mickey’s back to what he does best defending a case with massive media attention. As he digs deeper his discovers the banker was involved in a conspiracy with millions involved. When two thugs put Mickey in the hospital he knows he’s on the right track in “The Fifth Witness,” by Michael Connelly.
Francesca Thayer is forced to take in boarders when the boyfriend Todd leaves her with the mortgage on a Greenwich Village townhouse and a struggling art gallery. The accidental tenants are Eileen, a New York City schoolteacher, Chris a young father who has the challenge of parenting a seven-year-old son every other weekend and Marya a celebrated cookbook author. “44 Charles Street,” by Danielle Steel is the story of one unforgettable, life changing year.