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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:


March 10, 2016


A Spool of Blue Thread
by Anne Tyler
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Anchored in and around a sprawling and much-loved Baltimore house, Tyler tells a poignant and unsentimental story of four generations of the Whitshank family.


April 14, 2016


The Astronaut Wives Club
by Lily Koppel
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A revealing glimpse of the "women behind the astronauts," from Project Mercury through the Apollo Program.


May 12, 2016


Our Souls at Night
by Ken Haruf
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An elderly widow and widower embark on an unlikely friendship as an antidote to the loneliness they feel most especially at night. A powerful reflection on aging and the need for connection.


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