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Reading About Racism Book Group

1st Tuesday at 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

December 6: Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla Saad

January 3: Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo by Zora Neale Hurston

February 7: The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris

March 7: How To Be Less Stupid About Race by Crystal Marie Fleming

April 4: I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

May 2: Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha Blain

June 6: How the Word is Passed by Clint Smith

Discussion will take place using Zoom. Send a message to refdesk@wadleighlibrary.org to receive the link to the meeting. 

Copies are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup. 

Newcomers welcome.


Cookbook Club

2nd Wednesday at 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

January 11: Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics: Fabulous Flavor from Simple Ingredients by Ina Garten

February 8: The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier by Ree Drummond

March 8: The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science by J. Kenji López-Alt

Find and share a new recipe at our Cookbook Club! Bring a dish to share with others and let us know what recipe you used. Each club meeting will feature a selected cookbook that can be checked out at the front desk for you to try.

Discussions will take place in the Milford Room. 


Morning Book Group

2nd Thursday at 10 - 11:15 a.m.

December 8: Nowhere Girl: a memoir of a fugitive childhood by Cheryl Diamond

January 12: A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier

February 9: The Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead

March 9: The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben

April 13: The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

May 11: The Painter's Apprentice by Laura Morelli

June 8: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Garielle Zevin

Discussions will take place in the Milford Room, and a Zoom link will be available for those that wish to join us virtually. Send a message to refdesk@wadleighlibrary.org; if you'd like to receive the link to the meeting. 

Copies are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup. 

Newcomers welcome.


History Book Club

3rd Wednesday at 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.

December 21: Presidents of War by Michael Beschloss

January 18: Flyboys: A True Story of Courage by James Bradley

February 15: Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne

Discussions will take place in the Milford Room, and a Zoom link will be available for those that wish to join us virtually. Send a message to refdesk@wadleighlibrary.org; if you'd like to receive the link to the meeting.  

Copies are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup. 

Newcomers welcome.