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Sunday NovelTea : The Summer House

2021-06-06 15:00:00 2021-06-06 16:00:00 America/Chicago Sunday NovelTea : The Summer House Sunday afternoon book group for adults. Join us as we discuss The Summer House by Lauren Denton. Grab your favorite cup of tea and join us on Zoom. Hoover Public Library

Sunday, June 06
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-06-06 15:00:00 2021-06-06 16:00:00 America/Chicago Sunday NovelTea : The Summer House Sunday afternoon book group for adults. Join us as we discuss The Summer House by Lauren Denton. Grab your favorite cup of tea and join us on Zoom. Hoover Public Library

Sunday afternoon book group for adults. Join us as we discuss The Summer House by Lauren Denton. Grab your favorite cup of tea and join us on Zoom.

Join the discussion here.

The Summer House weaves Lauren K. Denton’s inviting Southern charm around a woman’s journey to find herself.

Sometimes it takes losing everything to find yourself again.

Lily Bishop wakes up one morning to find a good-bye note and divorce papers from her husband on the kitchen counter. Having moved to Alabama for his job only weeks before, Lily is devastated, but a flyer at the grocery store for a hair stylist position in a local retirement community provides a refuge while she contemplates her next steps.

Rose Carrigan built the small retirement village of Safe Harbor years ago—just before her husband ran off with his assistant. Now she runs a tight ship, making sure the residents follow her strict rules. Rose keeps everyone at arm’s length, including her own family. But when Lily shows up asking for a job and a place to live, Rose’s cold exterior begins to thaw.

Lily and Rose form an unlikely friendship, and Lily’s salon soon becomes the place where residents share town gossip, as well as a few secrets. Lily soon finds herself drawn to Rose’s nephew, Rawlins—a single dad and shrimper who’s had some practice at starting over—and one of the residents may be carrying a torch for Rose as well.

Neither Lily nor Rose is where she expected to be, but the summer makes them both wonder if there’s more to life and love than what they’ve experienced so far.

“The perfect summer read! While following the endearing relationship between Rose Carrigan and Lily Bishop, Denton introduces readers to the utterly charming town of Safe Harbor. Situated on the Alabama Gulf Coast, you’ll feel the sun, taste the salt, and linger with new friends—you won’t want to leave. And with lyrical prose and rich characters, The Summer House is a beautifully poignant reminder that we are never too young to find a good place to stand nor too old to start over.” —Katherine Reay, bestselling author of The Printed Letter Bookshop and Dear Mr. Knightley

-From Goodreads

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Discussion Group |

TAGS: | Book Group |

Hoover Public Library

hvcontact@hooverlibrary.org
Phone: 205-444-7800
Branch manager
Amanda Borden

Hours

Hoover Public Library

Mon, Mar 01 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Mar 02 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Mar 03 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Mar 04 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Mar 05 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 06 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Mar 07 Closed

Address
200 Municipal Drive
Hoover, AL 35216
Tel: 205-444-7800

About the branch

Located in Hoover, Alabama, at 200 Municipal Drive, the Hoover Public Library has been operating since 1983. The Hoover Public Library seeks to reinvent the way communities view libraries. As the heart and soul of the Hoover community, we are more than just a library. We’re the place you come to meet your friends, experience live theater, peruse art, listen to music, entertain your children, learn about new technology, seek job searching assistance, explore your interests, find good book recommendations and much, much more. We seek to grow our patronage by offering an unparalleled customer experience.

Upcoming events

Tue, Mar 02, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Grow with stories and rhymes!

Wed, Mar 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Laugh and learn with a story and a hands-on, STEAM-based activity. Themed grab-and-go craft available.

Thu, Mar 04, 10:00am - 11:30am
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Join us to discuss Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize winning The Nickel Boys on Zoom.

Thu, Mar 04, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Engage in movement and music!

Thu, Mar 04, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Online
Live From My Living Room seeks to connect musicians with music lovers in a digital space.

Sun, Mar 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Sunday afternoon book group for adults. Join us as we discuss The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate. Grab your favorite cup of tea and join us on Zoom!

Mon, Mar 08, All day
online
Color a bookmark to be entered to win a gift card!

Tue, Mar 09, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Engage in movement and music!

Tue, Mar 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online Program
Practice your Spanish and celebrate the culture!

Wed, Mar 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Grow with Us! Stories, rhymes, and a fun craft geared towards toddlers. Themed grab-and-go craft available.

Thu, Mar 11, 10:00am - 11:30am
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Join us for a discussion of Mark Sullivan's Beneath a Scarlet Sky on Zoom.

Thu, Mar 11, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Learn with a hands-on, STEAM-based activity.

Sat, Mar 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Feed your need for nonfiction titles and bookish conversations via Zoom. Send an email to hvrefdesk@hooverlibrary.org with Insatiable Readers in the subject to request a link to the program.

Sat, Mar 13, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Join old friends and make new ones at this crafty meeting of all fiber enthusiasts on Zoom.

Mon, Mar 15, All day
Online
Color a bookmark to be entered to win a gift card!

Tue, Mar 16, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Grow with stories and rhymes!

Tue, Mar 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Join us on Zoom to discuss how to be responsible stewards of the environment.

Tue, Mar 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Practice your French and celebrate the culture!

Wed, Mar 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Engage in stories, movement and music! Themed grab-and-go craft available.

Thu, Mar 18, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Learn with a hands-on, STEAM-based activity.

Thu, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online Program
Presented by Drs. Karen Gamble and Justin Thomas in conjunction with UAB's Comprehensive Neuroscience Center. Join Zoom Meeting by emailing cnc@uab.edu to register for the Zoom link!

Fri, Mar 19, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online Program
Share your Spring Break story in photos!

Fri, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Go on a Virtual pen and paper adventure with other teens! Teens ages 13-17
Registration opens Friday, March 12 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Mar 22, All day
online
Color a bookmark to be entered to win a gift card!

Mon, Mar 22, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Hoover Public Library
Pick up a kit to make your own bird kite to celebrate Spring Break!

Mon, Mar 22, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Pick up in the Kids Dept.
Pick up a kit to make your own bird feeder to celebrate Spring Break!

Tue, Mar 23, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Outside the Library
Jump, hop and skip your way to the library front door!

Wed, Mar 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Hoover Public Library - Online Program
Go on a Virtual Bear Hunt! Watch as our storytellers search for bears in the library.

Thu, Mar 25, All day
Hoover Public Library - Online Program
Can you get out of our virtual Escape Room?

Thu, Mar 25, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Compete in our trivia night on Zoom. Play with a team or solo!

Fri, Mar 26, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Teen Department
Pick up a kit to make your own sun catcher for Spring Break!

Fri, Mar 26, 11:00am - 11:35am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Meet book artis and educator Sarah Bryant in this Zoom artist talk. Sarah will discuss and share her artwork through her website in this pre-recorded virtual event.

Sat, Mar 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Write Club members will share their talent on Zoom.

Mon, Mar 29, All day
Online
Color a bookmark to be entered to win a gift card!

Tue, Mar 30, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Grow with stories and rhymes!

Tue, Mar 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 3
Enjoy playing armchair detective? Fascinated by cold cases? This book club is for you!

Wed, Mar 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Laugh and learn with a story and a hands-on, STEAM-based activity. Themed grab-and-go craft available.

Wed, Mar 31, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Katie and Holly are back again with an original watercolor postcard design inspired by a local landmark. Join us on Zoom for a fun evening of painting and watercolor tips!

Thu, Apr 01, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Engage in movement and music!

Tue, Apr 06, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Engage in movement and music!

Wed, Apr 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Grow with Us! Stories, rhymes, and a fun craft geared towards toddlers. Themed grab-and-go craft available.

Thu, Apr 08, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Learn with a hands-on, STEAM-based activity.

Sat, Apr 10, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Feed your need for nonfiction titles and bookish conversations via Zoom. Send an email to hvrefdesk@hooverlibrary.org with Insatiable Readers in the subject to request a link to the program.

Sun, Apr 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Sunday afternoon book group for adults. Join us as we discuss our first non-fiction selection - Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris. Grab your favorite cup of tea and join us on Zoom!

Tue, Apr 13, All day
Hoover Public Library - The Library Theatre
TLT 2020-2021 Season Set-Up

Tue, Apr 13, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Grow with stories and rhymes!

Tue, Apr 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online Program
Practice your Spanish and celebrate the culture!

Wed, Apr 14, All day
Hoover Public Library - The Library Theatre
TLT 2020-2021 Season Set-Up

Wed, Apr 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Engage in stories, movement and music! Themed grab-and-go craft available.

Thu, Apr 15, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Learn with a hands-on, STEAM-based activity.

Thu, Apr 15, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Theatre Level
TLT 2020-2021 Season Set-Up

Fri, Apr 16, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Theatre Level
TLT 2020-2021 Season Set-Up

Tue, Apr 20, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Grow with stories and rhymes!

Tue, Apr 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Practice your French and celebrate the culture!

Wed, Apr 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Laugh and learn with a story and a hands-on, STEAM-based activity. Themed grab-and-go craft available.

Thu, Apr 22, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Engage in movement and music!

Sat, Apr 24, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Share your literary works and network with other aspiring writers on Zoom.

Tue, Apr 27, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Grow with stories and rhymes!

Tue, Apr 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 3
Enjoy playing armchair detective? Fascinated by cold cases? This book club is for you!

Wed, Apr 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Engage in stories, movement and music! Themed grab-and-go craft available.

Thu, Apr 29, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Learn with a hands-on, STEAM-based activity.

Thu, Apr 29, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Compete in our trivia night on Zoom. Play with a team or solo!

Sun, May 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Sunday afternoon book group for adults. Join us as we discuss The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. Grab your favorite cup of tea and join us on Zoom.

Sat, May 08, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Feed your need for nonfiction titles and bookish conversations via Zoom. Send an email to hvrefdesk@hooverlibrary.org with Insatiable Readers in the subject to request a link to the program.

Tue, May 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online Program
Practice your Spanish and celebrate the culture!

Tue, May 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 3
Enjoy playing armchair detective? Fascinated by cold cases? This book club is for you!

Tue, May 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online Program
Practice your French and celebrate the culture!