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: Warrenton Library Program Room (1st Floor)
When: 7:00 p.m., 1st Mondays of the month
More info: (540) 422-8500, ext. 6862
- Jan. 6: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglas
- Feb. 3: Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
- March 2: The Story of Samson (Judges 13-16) New Revised Standard Edition
- April 6: Selected Poems by John Donne (call for selections)
- May 4: Meditations One & Two by René Descartes
- June 1: The Nose by Nikolai Gogol
- July 6: The Grand Inquisitor by Fyodor Dostoevsky
- August 3: The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
- Sept. 7: No Meeting
- Oct. 5: Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville
- Nov. 2: Goblin Market by Christina Rossetti
- Dec. 7: “Physics and World Philosophy” by Max Planck
*Indicated a selection drawn from a longer work.
Note: Please ask at the Adult Reference Desk for any items that are not part of the library’s collection.