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The Lakeland Library offers two book discussions, free and open to all students and the public!

About the Book Discussion Group

The Book Discussion Group members choose books from different genres and read a selection every four-six weeks. Members take turns leading the discussion. Group discussion provides for a diversity of perspectives, making the discussion group a lively and rewarding experience. The Book Discussion Group meets in room C-2058, on the second floor of C-building, at noon. No registration is required. It's free and everyone is welcome!

Date
Title and Author
Discussion Leader
7/19/17The Underground Railroad by Colson WhiteheadEllen Strand
8/15/17

Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis

Cori Tatulinski
9/20/17The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodLinda Glasser
10/17/17

The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengetsu

Merry Ring
12/6/17

The Sympathizer: A Novel by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Linda Glasser
1/23/18

The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman

Cori Tatulinski
2/21/18Hidden Figures by Margo Lee ShetterlyCamille Schroeck
3/20/18

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott

Ellen Strand
4/11/18

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer

(15 minute planning session for next year)
Linda Glasser
5/22/18

My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem

Gloria Lane
6/20/18

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

Ellen Strand

 

About the Monday Book Club

The Monday Book Club is a partnership between Morley Library and Lakeland Community College Library. The Monday Book Club meets at Holden University Center, in Room 202, on the second Monday of each month, at 2 p.m. No registration is required. It's free and everyone is welcome!

Date
Title and Author
1/8/18

Tomorrowland: Our Journey from Science Fiction to Science Fact by Steven Kotler

2/12/18

The Cartographer of No Man's Land: a Novel by P.S. Duffy

3/12/18

One Summer, America, 1927 by Bill Bryson

4/9/18

The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

5/14/18

Daughters of Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back Again by Janice P. Nimura

6/11/18

Leaving Time: A Novel by Jodi Picoult

7/9/18

Shadows in the Vineyard: the True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine by Maximillian Potter

8/13/18

Some Luck: A Novel by Jane Smiley

9/10/18

Tastes Like Chicken: A History of America's Favorite Bird by Emelyn Rude

10/1/18

The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald

11/12/18

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann

12/10/18

Eyes Like Mine by Lauren Cecile

 

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