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Brainerd Book Club looking for new members

The club is looking for new members who like to discuss a variety of books including literary novels, mysteries and nonfiction titles such as memoirs and biographies. Library staff members lead the discussion and often recommend related books and other materials available through the library.

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The Brainerd Public Library Brainerd Book Club is looking for new members to join.

Currently, the book club meets at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month for one hour via Zoom.

The club is looking for new members who like to discuss a variety of books including literary novels, mysteries and nonfiction titles such as memoirs and biographies. Library staff members lead the discussion and often recommend related books and other materials available through the library.

The title to be discussed at 1 p.m. April 14 is “Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy,

Paternity, and Love” by Dani Shapiro. “Inheritance” is a memoir about the staggering family secret uncovered by a genealogy test. Upcoming selections include “Homegoing” by Yaa Gyasi in May, with more titles to be announced soon.

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The Friends of the Brainerd Public Library support this book club by providing the funds to purchase 10 copies of a title for patrons to borrow. These copies may be requested for curbside pickup appointments during the month prior to the meeting by calling the library at 218-829-5574 during business hours.

To get the link to join the Zoom discussion, email the library at brainerd@KRLS.org .

For more information on any of the events, contact the library at 218-829-5574 or visit the library’s Facebook page at facebook.com/brainerdpubliclibrary .

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