Book Groups

  1. No PreReqs
  2. Tuesday Morning Book Group
  3. Books To Movies
  4. Fields Pond Audubon 

No PreReqs

In conjunction with UMaine faculty members, the Orono Public Library presents a new book group! 

Patrons interested in reading the books and taking part may request copies at the circulation desk or call us at 866-5060.You can also search and request items using your library card number at http://minerva.maine.edu/search~S60

DATEBOOK TITLEHOSTS
Jan 29
6:00pm
The White Darkness 
by David Grann

Dan Dixon (Director, Office of Sustainability and faculty Climate Change Institute) & Karl Kreutz (Professor, School of Earth and Climate Sciences and faculty Climate Change Institute). Watch the book trailer here and Read the original New Yorker feature here






Feb 26
6:00pm
Nervous Conditions 
by Tsitsi Dangarembga

Mazie Hough, Associate Professor of History and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies






Mar 26
6:00pm
How Democracies Die 
by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

Mark Brewer, Professor of Political Science






April 30
6:00pm
Just Mercy 
by Bryan Stevenson

Margo Lukens, Professor of English & Director of the the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center & Francois Amar, Dean of UM Honors College






May 28
6:00pm
The Return of the Soldier 
by Rebecca West

Laura Cowan, Associate Professor of English






June 25
6:00pm
The Big Burn 
by Timothy Egan

Mindy Crandall, Assistant Professor of Forest Landscape Management & Economics