Book Discussions

Online Author Talks

We’re excited to share a mix of online author talks from New York Times Best Selling Authors and a Pulitzer Prize winning historian this summer. Click here for details on each talk and to register for other upcoming talks. Each event will include the opportunity for you to ask your questions. Each author’s book can be picked up at the circulation desk.

Monday, September 20 at 2:00 pm – Virtual author talk with Simon Winchester
The Professor and the Madman

Tuesday, September 27 at 4:00 pm – Author talk with Hernan Diaz

Thursday, October 13 at 4:00 pm – Virtual author Talk with Dr. Aziz Gazipura                                                                                                                                   Not Nice: Stop People Pleasing, Staying Silent, & Feeling Guilty

Nature’s Book Club- meets the last Monday of the month at 6:45 pm

Monday, October 24 – Nature’s Best Hope by Douglas W. Tallamy

Nonfiction Book Group – meets the first Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm

Tuesday, October 4  – Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

Social Justice Book Club

Wednesday, October 12 at 6:00 pm in the Gathering Room- How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America            by Clint Smith

Warming Earth Book Club

Wednesday, September 28 at 6:30 pm in the Meeting Room- Weather by Jenny Offill

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