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.
For a list of terms and ideas that the Engaged Citizens Book Group uses to select titles, click here.
Wednesday, September 21, noonA former ISIS hostage and veteran, journalist Nicolas Henin explores misperceptions of Islamic State and their consequences.
Wednesday, October 19, noon
Wednesday, November 16, noon
Wednesday, December 21, noonIntertwining themes of humanity and ecology, The Eagle Tree eloquently explores what it means to be part of a family, a society, and the natural world that surrounds and connects us.
Wednesday, January 18, noonIn Jill Lepore's riveting work of historical detection, Wonder Woman's story provides the missing link in the history of the struggle for women's rights: a chain of events that begins with the women's suffrage campaigns of the early 1900s and ends with the troubled place of feminism a century later.