Great Books Club
If you are interested in reading some of the best literature from all time periods, this is the group for you. The selections are frequently assigned in high school and college classrooms. They include novels as well as non-fiction classics in philosophy and psychology that are considered to have enduring value. Many are foundational to the formation of governments and societies around the world. This group will give you a chance to read and explore this literature through friendly and thoughtful shared inquiry discussions. New members always welcome!
Where: Meetings are held virtually. For details about how to join these virtual meetings, please contact Jeanne Day (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 540.422.8500, ext. 2.
When: 7:00 p.m., 1st Mondays of the month
More info: (540) 422.8500, ext. 2
- January 3: Meeting Cancelled
- February 7: The Unknown Masterpiece by Honoré de Balzac
- March 7: Second Epilogue to War and Peace By Leo Tolstoy
- April 4: The Man Who Would Be King by Rudyard Kipling
- May 2: Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello
- June 6: The Open Boat by Stephen Crane
- July 4: No meeting
- August 1: Death in the Woods by Sherwood Anderson
- September 5: No meeting
- October 3: The Garden of Forking Paths by Jorge Luis Borges
- November 7: Introduction to The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
- December 5: An Interest in Life by Grace Paley
*Indicated a selection drawn from a longer work.
Note: Please call 540.422.8500 ext. 2 (Adult Reference Desk) for any items that are not part of the library’s collection.