New Connections Book Club debuts in Loves Park and Roscoe

Join Cherry Valley Library Book Discussion leader Fran Schaible for a lively discussion of Standing in the Rainbow, a humorous and touching story by popular author Fannie Flagg. The New Connections Book Club will meet Thursday, Oct. 14, from 10:30 a.m.-noon, at the North Suburban Library/Loves Park, 6340 N. Second St. It will meet at the North Suburban Library/Roscoe, 5562 Clayton Circle, on Friday, Oct. 15, from 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Standing in the Rainbow is set in Elmwood Springs, Mo., after the end of the World War II. The action is told through the eyes of 10-year-old Bobby Smith, who thinks Elmwood Springs is just about the best place in the whole world. Flagg’s gentle story re-creates the beautiful simplicity of these years with a cast of unforgettable characters. The New Connections Book Club is a joint project of the North Suburban Library District and the Cherry Valley Library District. For more information or to request a copy of the book, phone the library at 633-4247, ext. 4, or 623-6266, ext. 4.

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