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Book Club

Book Club is held the SECOND Friday of every month.

10:30 am Social

11:00 am Book Discussion

Lunch to Follow

The Library Chair selects the book of the month and appreciates hearing from the members about book recommendations.

Books can be checked out at the office.

The book of the month can be check out for one week, all other books can be checked out for 2 weeks.

Book Recommendations for 2023
1. A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
2. Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead
3. The Barsetshire Series by Angela Thirkell
4. The Unwinding by George Packer
5. Tasle by Stanley Tucci
6. Leonard and Hangry Paul by Royan Hession
7. Thank you Mr. President by Gish Jen
8. Destiny by Candice Millar
9. Children of Ash and Elm by Neil Price
10. Half of a Yellow Sun by C. Adiche
11. Alice Munro Books
12. William Trevor Books
13. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
14. Miles  From Nowhere by Barbara Savage
15. This is Happiness by Niall Williams
16. Home Waters by John MacLean
17. Our Common Herd by Sue Sanders
18. Never by Ken Follett
19. The Magician by Colm Toibin
20. Our Wives Under the Sea by Julia Armfield
21. Books by Sebastian Berry
22. Sea of Tranquility by Hilary St. John Mandel
23. The Final Cause by David Gutterson

June Book of the Month

The Laura Baldwin Franklin Chicago Bridge Tournament

The Laura Baldwin Franklin Bridge Tournament was established by Mrs. John Wright Watling, Jr.

The purpose of this tournament is to create a year round bridge competition for the enjoyment

of The Little Town Club members.

All participants must be members.

Members can create teams of two or more players.

Please contact the office for more information or to sign up your team.

Bridge Lessons

Bridge lessons are offered here at the Club.

Bridge lessons are generally a series of classes, but you may select individual classes you would like to attend.

Bridge Classes are taught by members, Norma Jean Shaw and Laura Kuhn.

Bridge 1

Mah Jong Classes - American Mah Jong

Mah Jong classes are taught by member, Ellen Herman.

Ellen is an experienced Mah Jong teacher and very organized and thorough.

Classes are offers in 4 week sessions and subsequent sessions on Defense and Play of the Tile.

Please call the office for more information about Mah Jong Classes.

Mah Jong

Mah Jong Open Game

The second Wednesday of each month is scheduled a Mah Jong Open Game.

Members and Guests are invited to play Mah Jong with others who have signed up for the Open Games.

The Mah Jong Open Game starts at 1:15 pm following lunch.

Please sign up with the office.

Mah Jong


Join the Stitchers group every Friday from11:00 am to Noon.

Bring your projects to work on while socializing with other stitchers.

Bring your knitting, crocheting, jewelry projects embroidery and needlepoint.

Lunch is served following Stitchers at noon.


Tech Classes

Tech Classes are offered twice a month

Every other Tuesday at 10:30 am

Classes are taught by Dory Turk

Resident Tech Instructor

Join these fun and informative classes to enhance your technology skills

All levels are welcome

Please sign up with the office as there is limited seating.

Tech Class

Writers Group

The Writer's Group meets once a month on the second Tuesday of each month

at 1:15 pm following lunch.

Join your fellow members to explore the art and craft of writing.

Learn and gain support for all types of writing projects.