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Join the Daytime Book Club (childcare available with adequate need)

Join the daytime book club to discuss the novel The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. Any mom is welcome to join the group so bring a friend!

For a fee, childcare is available with advance notice and sufficient need. Members pay $8/child or $10 for 2 or more Non-members pay $12/child or $15 for 2 or more kids.

Please contact Margaret Devaney at [masked] to request childcare no later than ONE WEEK prior the the meeting date.


It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still.

Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement.

In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.

The movie is expected to be out on DVD in February as well.  We can arrange a viewing if anyone is interested.  Please reply with your interest in this meetup so I can try to set it up before hand so we can compare/contrast them.

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  • Daniela

    Sorry Donna, my email inbox was overfull and I'm JUST widdling down to where I left off in late Feb. Hope you're feeling well now, thanks for keeping your germs to yourself!

    We did pick a book, but for the life of me, I can't recall what it was!
    I will have to ask the group because someone suggested it.
    Please email me at [masked] if you need to get in touch, I get too much junk email at the other address that "real" emails get lost.

    March 4, 2014

  • Donna

    Was a new book selected for next month?

    February 28, 2014

  • Donna

    Unfortunately, i wont be able to attend- i have been sick and i havent been fever free 24 hours yet, so i dont want to infect anyone :(

    February 25, 2014

  • Donna

    I emailed about childcare, but didn't get a response. Do we know if there will be childcare?

    January 29, 2014

    • Daniela

      Email Margaret D. if you want someone to watch her while you're in the club meeting. Her email address should be in the post.

      February 13, 2014

    • Donna

      Thanks! She's young enough that I can just hold onto her :)

      February 20, 2014

  • Laura W.

    I need childcare as well for Kenny, so that makes two of us! I will email for childcare as well. I would be interested in watching the movie.

    February 9, 2014

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