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ONGOING Virtual BOOK DISCUSSIONS
READINGS IN ALTERNATIVE EVERYTHING – Every second Wednesday of each month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Are you enticed by the various mysteries of the mind or interested in “alternative” ways of looking at the world? Then join us at Readings in Alternative Everything, facilitated by Richard Kajuth, a former educational consultant and lifelong student of esoteric inquiry and Eastern philosophy. This group will meet via Zoom. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join. Visit us on our Facebook page, “Readings in Alternative Everything.”
SERIOUS READERS – Every fourth Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
If you enjoy reading and engaging in respectful discussions about primarily non-fiction books, then join us the fourth Saturday of each month for our Serious Readers discussion group. These readers focus on books about philosophical, political, economic and scientific matters which have influenced or provided valuable insight into thought in the western world. This group meets online via Jitsi.org. Email email@example.com to join.
March 23 – 1776 by David McCullough
ONGOING In-Library BOOK DISCUSSIONS
Informal book discussions are held monthly at Northland Public Library. There is no registration, fee, or ongoing commitment to participate and all are welcome at any time. Books are selected from the Library’s collection.
NONFICTION AT NORTHLAND – Every first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Room 148-1
From current events to nature and science to interesting historical stories, join other nonfiction readers the first Tuesday of the month to discuss books on a wide variety of topics. No registration is required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join the email list for this group.
March 5 – Think Again: the Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know by Adam Grant
April 2 – American Sirens: The Incredible Story of the Black Men Who Became America’s First Paramedics by Kevin Hazzard
May 7 – The Happiest Man on Earth: The Beautiful Life of an Auschwitz Survivor by Eddie Jaku
June 4 – I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy
NEXT CHAPTER BOOK CLUB – Every second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. in Room 148-1
Next Chapter Book Clubs began in 2002 to provide meaningful opportunities for life-long learning, social connections, and community inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Join Northland’s Next Chapter Book Club each month to read aloud and discuss stories. We’ll provide the books, and readers of any level are welcome!
If you are interested in joining, email email@example.com or call 412-366-8100 x113.
March 12 and 26
April 9 and 23
May 14 and 28
June 11 and 25
July 9 and 23
August 13 and 27
BOOKED FOR LUNCH – Every second Friday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 148-1
No matter what type of book you enjoy reading, you’ll love talking about our monthly selections with fellow book lovers. Bring along a brown bag lunch to eat while chatting before we start our book discussion at noon. No registration required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join the email list for this group.
March 8 – Bookworm by Robin Yeatman
April 12 – A Death at the Party by Amy Stuart
May 10 – The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
June 14 – The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams
ONCE UPON A CRIME: TRUE CRIME BOOK CLUB – Every third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Room 148-1
Do you enjoy true crime shows and podcasts? Are you interested in reading stories about murder, fraud, or mayhem? Join us the third Tuesday of each month to discuss the who, what, where, when, and why in some of true crime’s most intriguing tales! No registration in required. Email email@example.com to join the email list.
March 19 – Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: a Savannah Story by John Berendt
April 16 – Slenderman: Online Obsession, Mental Illness, and the Violent Crime of Two Midwestern Girls by Kathleen Hale
May 21 – The Wild & Wonderful Whites of West Virginia documentary film
June 18 – Murder at Teal’s Pond: Hazel Drew and the Mystery that inspired Twin Peaks by David Bushman
MYSTERY LOVERS BOOK GROUP – Every third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in Room 148-1
If you enjoy reading and discussing good mysteries, join us each month. No registration is required.
March 21 – Norwegian By Night by Derek B. Miller
April 18 – Decked by Carol Higgins Clark
May 16 – When I’m Dead by Hanna Morrissey
June 20 – TBD