(Summer Saturdays 9-3)
(September - May)
Mon & Wed 12-8
Birchard Public Library's "Pick of the Litter"
Book Discussion Group
||December 14 - Books for Living by Will Schwalbe. In this delightful celebration of reading, Schwalbe invites us along on his quest for books that speak to the specific challenges of living in our modern world, with all its noise and distractions.
|January 11 - Reading With Patrick: a Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship by Michelle Kuo.
In this memoir, Michelle shares the story of her complicated but rewarding mentorship of one student, Patrick Browning, and his remarkable literary and political awakening. Skype with the author.
|February 8 - Flight of the Sparrow: a Novel of Early America by Amy Belding Brown.
A historical novel based on the life of Mary Rowlandson, who was captured by Indians.
|March 8 - In Defense of Food: an Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan.
Humans used to know how to eat well, he argues, but the balanced dietary lessons that were once passed down through generations have been confused and distorted by food industry marketers, nutritional scientists, and journalists.
|April 12 - Wonder by R. J. Palacio.
Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.
- All meetings are held in the BPL Meeting Room from 7-8:15 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
- Books may be requested through the Library Catalog at any time or by contacting the Reference Department.
- New Members and Walk-ins are ALWAYS WELCOME! Drop by and share your thoughts, or just listen!
- All programs are free and open to the public. Please call 419-334-7101,
ext. 216 for more information or registration.
To view the past selections from 2002-present, click here.