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The VIP Book Club meets monthly here at the library in Raleigh. We have 16 dedicated book lovers who take turns leading the discussions. Assistant Regional Librarian Catherine Rubin originally started the book club as a joint venture with the Raleigh Parks & Recreation Department's Visually Impaired Program. That's where the name VIP came from. We like to think of us now as the Very Important Patrons Book Club. When the club moved its meetings to the library, we said good-bye to the location provided by Parks & Recreation. 

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Our book for August 11, 2017 is Light A Penny Candle by Maeve Binchy (1983). DB043536 and LT035371. The National Library Service's description is: "From the time in 1940 when shy, ten year old Elizabeth White is evacuated from wartime London and plunged into a large and contentious family in the Irish village of Kilgarret, she and Aisling O'Connor are destined to be the best of friends.

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