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The Lakeland Library offers two book discussions, free and open to all students and the public!

About the Book Discussion Group

The Book Discussion Group members choose books from different genres and read a selection every four-six weeks. Members take turns leading the discussion. Group discussion provides for a diversity of perspectives, making the discussion group a lively and rewarding experience. The Book Discussion Group currently meets online via Webex. It's free and everyone is welcome! Please email lglasser@lakelandcc.edu to participate in the online Book Discussion Group or for more information.

Date
Title and Author
Tuesday
7/19/22
ONLINE

"Sign My Name To Freedom: A Memoir of a Pioneering Life"
by Betty Reid Soskin
Summer Reading 

Wednesday
8/24/22
ONLINE

"From Silence: Finding Calm in a Dissonant World"
by Franz Welser-Most
Ohio Reads

Tuesday
9/20/22
ONLINE

"Go Tell It On the Mountain"
by James Baldwin
Banned Books Week – "Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us."
September 18 -24, 2022

Wednesday
10/26/22
ONLINE

"The Cellist of Sarajevo"
by Steven Galloway
Diversity

Tuesday
12/6/22
ONLINE

"The Island of Sea Women: A Novel"
by Lisa See
Cultures Around the World

Wednesday
1/25/23
ONLINE

"Persepolis [the story of a childhood]"
by Marjan Satrapi
Books into Movies

Tuesday
2/28/23
ONLINE

"Three Girls From Bronzeville: A Uniquely American Memoir of Race, Fate and Sisterhood"
by Dawn Turner
Black History Month

Wednesday
3/29/23
ONLINE

"Madam Secretary"
by Madeleine Albright
Women's History Month

Tuesday
4/25/23
ONLINE

"Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel"
by Anthony Doerr
National Library Week
April 23-29, 2023

(15 minute planning session for next year)
Wednesday
5/24/23
ONLINE

"The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel"
by Kati Marton
Summer Reading

Tuesday
6/27/23
ONLINE

"The Library of Lost and Found: A Novel"
by Phaedra Patrick
Summer Reading

 

About the Monday Book Club

The Monday Book Club is a partnership between Morley Library and Lakeland Community College Library. The Monday Book Club meets on the second Monday of each month, at 2 p.m. Please email mfbathome@gmail.com to participate in the Monday Book Club or for more information. It's free and everyone is welcome!

Date
Title and Author
1/10/22

"Before We Were Yours: A Novel" by Lisa Wingate

2/14/22

"Birdseye:  The Adventures of a Curious Man" by Mark Kurlansky

3/14/22

"Ordinary Grace: A Novel" by William Kent Krueger

4/11/22

"The Pioneers: the Heroic Story of the Settlers who Brought the American Ideal West" by David G. McCullough

5/9/22

"Afterlife: A Novel" by Julia Alvarez

6/13/22

"The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies" by Jason Fagone

7/11/22

"Unsheltered:  A Novel" by Barbara Kingsolver

 

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