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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 12, 2015

Howard's End
by E. M. Forster
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The fate of a beloved country home symbolizes the future of England itself. Three families, the intellectual and idealistic Schlegels, the upper class and materialistic Wilcoxes, and the lower class but aspiring Basts, provide vivid portraits of life in the post-Victorian era.


April 9, 2015

All the Light We Cannot See
by Anthony Doerr
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The alternating stories of Marie-Laure, a blind French teenager, and Werner, a young German soldier, illuminate the desperate conditions of occupied France in WWII. A moving and masterful depiction of goodness in the midst of war.


May 14, 2015

The Daughters of Mars
by Thomas Keneally
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Two Australians leave their father's farm with a guilty secret to serve as nurses during WWI. An epic and inspiring tale from the author of Schindler's List.



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