Colonel Brown Brown Bag Book Group
Named in honor of Franklin W. Brown, one of Dobbs Ferry Library's benefactors


Due to COVID-19, the Dobbs Ferry Public Library building is closed to the public until the Village State of Emergency is declared over.
All scheduled programs and events are canceled through April 30.



CANCELED Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

"The Forest Lover" by Susan Vreeland



For the month of March, we will be reading "The Forest Lover" by Susan Vreeland.
In her acclaimed novels, Susan Vreeland has given us portraits of painting and life that are as dazzling as their artistic subjects. Now, in The Forest Lover, she traces the courageous life and career of Emily Carr, who -- more than Georgia O'Keeffe or Frida Kahlo -- blazed a path for modern women artists. Overcoming the confines of Victorian culture, Carr became a major force in modern art by capturing an untamed British Columbia and its indigenous peoples just before industrialization changed them forever. From illegal potlatches in tribal communities to artists' studios in pre-World War I Paris, Vreeland tells her story with gusto and suspense, giving us a glorious novel that will appeal to lovers of art, native cultures, and lush historical fiction.


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Information:

Meet one Thursday a month to discuss great books with your neighbors. We've been meeting for five years, and welcome new members.

In the event of inclement weather, the meeting will be one week following the scheduled meeting, held at the same time and place.

NEW POLICY FOR BOOK GROUPS: To streamline our services, we are requiring book group members to reserve the assigned book under their individual library card. You may place a hold yourself, or call a librarian to do it for you. When the book arrives, you will be notified by email or phone. If you have any questions, please call us at 693-6614. Thank you for your cooperation.

Reading the books before attending the meeting is strongly recommended.

Bring your books and your lunch, and the library will provide discussion leaders and refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Dobbs Ferry Library




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