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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:


Sept. 10, 2015


The Tiger's Wife
by Tea Obrecht
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Dr. Natalia Stefanovi struggles to understand the mysterious death of her beloved grandfather, a famed physician in the war-torn Balkans. Searching for clues, she returns to the stories he told her as a child, and the secrets surrounding the most extraordinary story he could not tell her.



October 8, 2015


I am Malala
by Malala Yousafzai
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The inspirational story of the young Nobel Peace Prize nominee who was shot by the Taliban for advocating education for girls in Pakistan.



November 12, 2015


The Girl on the Train
by Paula Hawkins
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Rachel Watson, obsessed with her ex-husband Tom, fabricates a love story about a couple named Anna and Scott, who she spies near the house that she and Tom once shared. After Anna goes missing, Rachel inserts herself into the investigation in this wicked psychological thriller.



December 10, 2015


So Long, See You Tomorrow
by William Maxwell
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The friendship between two lonely teenage boys is shattered when shots ring out in rural Illinois in the early 1920's. Fifty years later, one of the boys, now a man, tries to construct the events that led up to the murder, in this short and heartbreaking novel.


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