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Feb 27

Program Notes: Reading Mysteries with Tabb Book Readers

Posted on February 27, 2019 at 2:28 PM by Elizabeth Land

Book enthusiasts gathered at the Tabb Library this weekend for the inaugural meeting of the Tabb Book Readers, a new library book club that encourages participants to stretch their horizons and share the books they discover on their journey.

Tabb Book Readers LogoFor the February meeting, attendees could read anything they wished as long as it featured a mystery or a crime. Some chose more traditional mysteries, while others dived in to true crime or psychological thrillers with a mystery bent.

TBR members agreed that a well-developed puzzle and believable characters were the keys to a great mystery. Couldn't make the meeting but want some recommendations from group? Check out what the TBR read in February below.

What TBR is reading

Join Us Next Month

The next meeting of the TBR will be held on Saturday, March 23, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. The theme for March is “Experiencing Japan." Members can read fiction or non-fiction titles, as long as they touch on Japanese culture in some way. The main discussion topic will be what readers learned about Japan or Japanese culture from the books they read. Be on the look-out for a round-up of suggested titles hand-picked by our librarians soon.

Starting on March 1, you can call 757-890-5120 or visit the library's Events Calendar to RSVP (i.e. register) for the meeting. The library's website is www.yorkcounty.gov/library. Registration will close on March 21st.

Future Events

  • April 27: Historical Fiction, Readers’ Choice
  • May 25: Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo (or another Castillo title if you have already read the first)