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Evening Book Group

Tuesday August 23, 2016
7:00 PM until 8:15 PM

Our selection this month is Measure of a Man: a Spiritual Autobiography by Sidney Poitier

The acclaimed actor reveals the depth, passion, and intellectual fervor that have driven his life and career, citing the elements of his childhood that gave him his sense of worth, family, and ethics and how these qualities are essential to spiritual development – (Baker & Taylor)

Copies are available at the Main Desk. Newcomers welcome.

History Book Club

Wednesday August 17, 2016
6:30 PM until 8:00 PM

Our selection this month is Charlie Wilson’s War:The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History  by George Crile

From an award-winning 60 Minutes reporter comes the extraordinary story of the largest and most successful CIA operation in history-the arming of the Mujahideen in Afghanistan. This book is a remarkable account of the last battle of the Cold War, a battle that helped weaken the Soviet Union and led to its collapse and, of course, paved the way to the rise of the Taliban, with consequences that we are dealing with today.  Publisher Description

Copies are available at the Main Desk. Newcomers welcome.

Morning Book Group

Thursday August 11, 2016
10:00 AM until 11:15 AM

Our selection this month is The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes and Why by Amanda Ripley

In a vivid blend of science, narrative, and journalistic insight, a prize-winning journalist offers a revealing glimpse of disasters and their aftermath, describing the three stages of disaster response, how we react–or do not react–in moments of catastrophe, and how we can train ourselves and other victims to survive in the event of a disaster. Baker & Taylor

Copies are available at the Main Desk. Newcomers welcome

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