Cards for Kids

The Riverton Village Library is participating in the Cards for Kids program.  All qualifying students enrolled in the Riverton School District are entitled to a libray card at no cost.  Contact the library for full details.

Book Club - October 21

The Riverton Area Book Club will gather on Saturday, October 21, to discuss Celeste Ng's debut novel, Everything You Never Told Me. Meetings take place from 10-11 am at the Riverton Village Library.

Book Club - September 16th

The Riverton Area Book Club will meet Saturday, September 16, from 10-11am at the Riverton Village Library. The novel, which takes place in India in the 1950s, is The Henna Artist, by Alka Joshi. Lakshmi, who has left her family to live in Jaipur, makes a living drawing henna "tattoos" for wealthy women and hopes eventually to get her own house. However, her plan is threatened by the arrival of Radha, a younger sister she did not know she had, and an abusive ex-husband Hari who meddles in Lakshmi's life.

Book Club - July 15th

The Riverton Area Book Club is meeting Saturday, July 15, from 10-11 am, to discuss the 2022 novel Horse by Geraldine Brooks.   With a famous racehorse as its focus, the book covers three time periods: in 1850 Jarret, an enslaved groom, has the opportunity to be the guardian of the real-life horse named Lexington. In 1954 Martha Jackson takes an interest in an equestrian oil painting from the last century; and in 2019 Jess, an Aussie scientist, and Theo, a Nigerian-American art historian, share notes of a scientific nature about the horse in question.

Book Club - May 17th

On Saturday, June 17, the Riverton Area Book Club is meeting to discuss The Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin.  This uplifing novel, which takes place in Hood River, Oregon, is divided into 26 chapters. Each is connected with honeybee terminology that indicates the corresponding human plot line following three main characters: Jake Stevenson, Alice Holtzman, and Harry Stokes. The book was published in 2021.
Upcoming book selections for the group are Horse by Geraldine Brooks (July 15) and  The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi (August 19).


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