On Saturday, March 18, from 10-11 am, the Riverton Area Book Club will read the historical fiction titled Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict. As the wife of British prime minister Winston Churchill, Lady Clementine (pronounced Clemen -teen) narrates her own strong opinions, her ardent support of her husband, and her social and political activities during pre- and post- world wars. Through her we also learn more about the Churchills' family and personal lives. Marie Benedict, an experienced lawyer, specializes in telling the untold stories of women in history.
Upcoming book selections for the book club are: April 15: One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle. Katy and her mother plan a trip to Italy, but after her mother's death she takes the trip alone. May 20: The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell, by Robert Dugoni. Sam learns to navigate life with red pupils, an unusual eye condition called ocular albinism.He is helped by his mother's faith, his father's wisdom, and two misfit friends.The book club meets the third Saturday of every month (excluding December) at the Riverton Village Library located in the Municipal Building on 1200 Riverton Road. The librarians can pre-order print copies and/or audio for readers. For further information please call the library at 217-629-6353.