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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:


June 9, 2016


The Homesman
by Glendon Swarthout
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A brave frontier woman and a shady claim jumper escort a band of farm women made mad by overwhelming loss and hardship to the safety of Iowa and civilization.


July 14, 2016


The Truth According to Us
by Annie Barrows
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Layla Beck is commissioned to write a history of a small West Virginia town during the Great Depression. The secrets and conflicts she uncovers while getting to know the town's cast of characters change her life forever in this Southern charmer.


August 11, 2016


Crossing to Safety
by Wallace Stegner
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A story of four decades of friendship between two couples, Sally and Larry Morgan & Sid and Charity Lang. From their first meeting in 1937 Madison, Wisconsin, to their final one as Charity lies dying of cancer in 1972, the compromises and changes the four undergo make for a memorable narrative.


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