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Ygnacio Valley Library

(925) 938-1481|www.ccclib.org

2661 Oak Grove Road
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

February 2022

Ygnacio Valley Library Book Club

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This month the Ygnacio Valley Library Book Club will be discussingThe Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict She possessed a stunning beauty. She also possessed a stunning mind. Could the world handle both? ​Her beauty almost certainly saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austrian arms dealer. Underestimated in everything else, she overheard the Third Reich's plans while at her husband's side, understanding more than anyone would guess. She devised a plan…

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March 2022

Ygnacio Valley Library Book Club

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This month the Ygnacio Valley Library Book Club will be discussing Bag Man: The Wild Crimes, Audacious Cover-up, and Spectacular Downfall of a Brazen Crook in the White House by Rachael Maddow and Michael Yarvitz.  The knockdown, drag-out, untold story of the other scandal that rocked Nixon’s White House, and reset the rules for crooked presidents to come—with new reporting that expands on Rachel Maddow’s Peabody Award–nominated podcast Is it possible for a sitting vice president to direct a vast…

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April 2022

Ygnacio Valley Library Book Club

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This month the Ygnacio Valley Library Book Club will be discussing Deacon King Kong by James McBride. In September 1969, a fumbling, cranky old church deacon known as Sportcoat shuffles into the courtyard of the Cause Houses housing project in south Brooklyn, pulls a .38 from his pocket, and in front of everybody shoots the project’s drug dealer at point-blank range. The reasons for this desperate burst of violence and the consequences that spring from it lie at the heart…

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