Book Discussion Groups
These book groups are open to anyone. Feel free to drop by a discussion. You are welcome to come and listen to the discussion even if you have not read the book.
Below are the 2016-2017 book lists for both the morning and evening discussion groups.
Morning Book Discussion Group
Meetings are usually held at 10:00 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month.
August 30, 2016--A book related to the National Parks fact or fiction. Could be a book about a particular park, the history of, Teddy Roosevelt and his contribution, a Nevada Barr Nat'l Park mystery
September 27, 2016--To Kill a Mockingbird and or Go Set a Watchman - Harper Lee
October 25, 2016--Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the war on Drugs -Johann Hari
November 15, 2016 (third week)--Notes from a Small Island and or The Road to Little Dribbling - Bill Bryson
December 20, 2016 (third week)--The Bee Keepers Apprentice - Laurie R King
January 31, 2017--How to be Both: A Novel - Ali Smith
February 28, 2017--The Round House - Louise Erdrich
March 28, 2017--The Citizens of London - Lynne Oleson
April 25, 2017--Select books for 2017-2018
Evening Book Discussion Group
Meetings are usually held at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month.
September 1, 2015--The Sandcastle Girls – Chris Bohjalian
Dr. Stephen J. Gaies, UNI professor, will discuss and present a short video
October 6, 2015--The Light between Oceans – M. L. Stedman
November 10, 2015 (2nd Tuesday because of Elections)--A Tree Grows in Brooklyn – Betty Smith
December 1, 2015--Holiday Grind – Cleo Coyle
January 5, 2016--The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland – Jim DeFede
February 2, 2016--My Name Is Mary Sutter – Robin Oliveira
March 1, 2016--The Lost Wife - Alyson Richman
April 5, 2016--Unbroken - Laura Hillenbrand
May 3, 2016- Choose selections for 2016-2017
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