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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 currently meets online via Webex. It's free and everyone is welcome! Please email lglasser@lakelandcc.edu to participate in the online Book Discussion Group or for more information.

Date
Title and Author
Wednesday
7/21/21
ONLINE

"The Cold Millions: A Novel" by Jess Walter
Lake County Reads! 

Tuesday
8/31/21
ONLINE

"The Daughters of Erietown" by Connie Schultz
Ohio Author

Wednesday
9/29/21
ONLINE

"The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison
Banned Books Week – "Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us."
September 26-October 2, 2021

Tuesday
10/26/21
ONLINE

"The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration" by Isabel Wilkerson
Diversity Awareness

Wednesday
12/1/21
ONLINE

"Last Night I Dreamed of Peace: The Diary of Dang Thuy Tram" by Dan Thuy Tram, Andrew X Pham, translator
Cultures Around the World

Tuesday
1/25/22
ONLINE

"Anxious People" by Fredrik Backman, Neil Smith, translator
Books into Movies

Wednesday
2/23/22
ONLINE

"The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation" by Anna Malaika Tubbs
Black History Month

Tuesday
3/29/22
ONLINE

"My Own Words" by Ruth Bader Ginsberg, with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams
Women's History Month

Wednesday
4/27/22
ONLINE

"The Bookwoman of Troublesome Creek" by Kim Michele Richardson
National Library Week
April 3-9, 2021

(15 minute planning session for next year)
Tuesday
5/24/22
ONLINE

"Klara and the Sun: A Novel" by Kazuo Ishiguro
Summer Reading

Wednesday
6/22/22
ONLINE

"Grocery-The Buying and Selling of Food in America" by Michael Ruhlman
Summer Reading

 

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 on the second Monday of each month, at 2 p.m. Please email mfbathome@gmail.com to participate in the Monday Book Club or for more information. It's free and everyone is welcome!

Date
Title and Author
1/18/21
CANCELLED

A Sting in the Tale: My Adventures with Bumblebees by Dave Goulson

2/8/21

A Sting in the Tale: My Adventures with Bumblebees by Dave Goulson

3/8/21

Less: a Novel by Andrew Sean Greer

4/12/21

The Library Book by Susan Orlean

5/10/21

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

6/14/21

On the Map: A Mind-Exploration of the Way the World Looks by Simon Garfield

7/12/21

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

8/9/21

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of NYC's Greatest Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case by Brad Ricca

9/13/21

The Ornatrix by Kate Howard

10/11/21

Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us  by Ruth Kassinger

11/8/21

Gone So Long: a novel  by Andre Dubus

12/13/21

World of Wonders: in praise of fireflies, whale sharks, and other astonishments by  Aimee Nezhukumatathil 

 

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