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The Thursday Night Readers
Meets the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

The group focuses on reading across genres, featuring both contemporary and classic novels, histories and biographies.

Copies of the book selections are available for check out at the Library approximately one month before the discussion. 

What We Are Reading:

 

December 11, 2014

The Boys in the Boat
by Daniel Brown
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The story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal. An inspirational story about beating the odds in the most desperate of times.

   
 

January 8, 2015

A Year in the World
by Frances Mayes
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In chapters organized as adventures to various European destinations, the author immerses the reader in the food, culture, and everyday life experienced in five years of travel. A celebration of the pleasures of travel from an author with high expectations.

   
 

February 12, 2015

The Light Between Oceans
by M.L. Stedman
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A lighthouse keeper and his wife live in isolation off the coast of Australia and experience a miscarriage and the loss of a premature infant. When a dinghy washes ashore with a crying baby aboard, a choice is made that will have moral implications many years later.

   
 

 
   

Look for future discussion titles to be posted later this winter.