Edison, NJ –  The Edison Public Library is launching a new book club, “The Bookies”,  at the Clara Barton Branch.   The first meeting will be held on June 17 at 1 pm at the Clara Barton branch, located at 141 Hoover Avenue.

According to the library, the “The Bookies” is an informal, unstructured book club for the older adult community, ages 55 and older.  The club will meet one Monday every other month beginning on June 17.

June’s book selection is “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” by John Berendt. Copies of the book will be available on request at the Clara Barton branch for Bookie members.

To reserve a copy of the book, call 732-738-0096, ext. 24. Registration is required to attend.