Read and discuss a variety of books exploring how to create a more civil and engaged community.Join Mary Dumas on the third Wednesday of the month from noon to 1:30. Authors DO NOT attend. Meetings are in the Readings Gallery -- brown bag lunches are encouraged. Anyone interested in exploring their role as an engaged citizen is welcome.
Wednesday, May 18, noonCalling for careful thought and action, Rischard discusses the most impressive idea to emerge from the recent World Economic Summit in Davos, Switzerland: a new approach to identifying and managing the world's twenty most pressing problems.
Wednesday, June 15, noonIn May 1787, in an atmosphere of crisis, delegates met in Philadelphia to design a radically new form of government. Distinguished historian Beeman captures the dynamic of the debate and the characters of the men who labored that historic summer.
Wednesday, July 20, noonCalling for greater cooperation in contemporary politics, The Spirit of Compromise will interest everyone who cares about making government work better for the good of all.
Wednesday, August 17, noonThe Internet has been hailed as an unprecedented democratizing force, a place where all can participate equally. But how true is this claim?