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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
Wednesday
7/17/19

The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
Summer Reading

Tuesday
8/13/19

In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende
Summer Reading

Wednesday
9/25/19

The Awakening by Kate Chopin
Banned Books Week
Sept. 22-28, 2019
Celebrating the Freedom to Read

Tuesday
10/22/19

Rising Road: A True Tale of Love, Race and Religion in America by Sharon Davies
Celebrate Diversity

Wednesday
12/4/19

The Secrets Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
Cultures Around the World

Tuesday
1/21/20

A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel by Amor Towles
International Film Fest:
Books into Movies

Wednesday
2/19/20

Becoming by Michelle Obama
Celebrate Black History Month

Tuesday
3/17/20

First: Sandra Day O'Connor by Evan Thomas
Celebrate Women's History Month

Wednesday
4/15/20

The Six: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters by Laura Thompson
National Library Week
April 19-25, 2020

(15 minute planning session for next year)
Tuesday
5/19/20

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
Summer Reading

Wednesday
6/17/20

The Only Woman in the Room: A Novel by Marie Benedict
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 at Holden University Center, in Room U-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
1/14/19

Pawpaw: In Search of America's Forgotten Fruit by Andrew Moore and Michael Twitty

2/11/19

The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

3/11/19

No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt; the Home Front in World War II by Doris Kearns Goodwin

4/8/19

The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows

5/13/19

The Radium Girls: the Dark Side of America's Shining Women by Kate Moore

6/10/19

A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline

7/8/19

Nomadland: Surviving America in the 21st Century by Jessica Bruder

8/12/19

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

9/9/19

Pigs Can't Swim: A Memoir by Helen Peppe

10/14/19

Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

11/11/19

Paper: Paging through History by Mark Kurlansky

12/9/19

The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

 

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