Enjoy meeting new people and talking about good books through one of two book groups offered at the Canby Public Library.
The two book groups meet monthly and offer something for everyone.
For the history buffs, the history book group meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at 4 p.m.
The fiction book group, reading a variety of novellas and nonfiction books, meets the third Thursday of the month at 2 p.m.
Both groups meet at the library in front of the fireplace for an informal discussion, lasting about one hour. Selected book titles are available through the library system. The public is invited to join.
Below is the selection of books for the current reading season.
Fiction Book Group: Sept. 19 – The Cats Table by Michael Ondaatje Oct. 17 – The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck Nov. 21 – Mrs. Kennedy and Me by Clint Hill Dec. 19 – Whitethorn Woods by Maeve Binchy Jan. 16 – Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry Feb. 20 – Bridge of Scarlet Leaves by Kristina McMorris March 20 – Blasphemy by Sherman Alexie April 17 – The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by W. Kamkwamba May 15 – The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder June 19 – Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe History Book Group: Sept. 25 – A Peoples History of the Supreme Court: The Men and Women Whose Cases and Decisions Have Shaped our Constitution by Peter Irons Oct. 23 – Teams of Rivals by Doris Kearns Nov. 20 – The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America by Timothy Egan December no meeting Jan. 22 – Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by R. K. Massie
For more information, contact the library at 503.266.3394 or www.canbylibrary.org