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Uplifting Lit

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Community Room
Need some inspiration? Join us for a new book club that focuses on books in the Dayton Metro Library’s Inspirational Fiction collection. This collection includes a wide variety of subjects such as Amish fiction, Historical Christian fiction, Contemporary Christian fiction, Romance Christian fiction, and Mysteries.

In November we’re talking about The Reckoning at Gossamer Pond by Jaime Jo Wright.

Discover a type of fiction you may not have read before, but which is sure to lift your spirits! Feel free to bring books you would like to trade with other meeting members.

Copies of each month’s title will be available at the Northmont Branch a month in advance.  Subsequent titles will be available for check out at the end of each meeting. Next meeting date is December 3.

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Adult Book Discussion

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Northmont
Community Room
We read a different book every month and get together to discuss it.  Come join the fun of reading books you may never have picked up unless you have someone to discuss it with.

In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson is the fascinating true account of an American family in 1933 Germany who witness Hitler's early rise to power firsthand.  This personal perspective brings to light some of the reasons that Hitler and the Nazi party were able to rise to power with ruthless ambition.

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Rare Book Collecting & Evaluation

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Northmont
Community Room
Wondering if a book in your collection may be valuable? Owen Kubik of Kubik Fine Books will share tips for being a savvy book collector. His 15-minute presentation is followed by an “Antiques Roadshow” style evaluation of books brought in by the audience, so dust off that old book and bring it to the program!  

This presentation is free and open to attend; to bring a book to have evaluated, please register in advance. There is a limit of one book per person.

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Read Between the Wines at Ray's

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Please join us as we have moved to the third Tuesday of each month to continue our book discussion for adults at Ray's Wine Spirits Grill.
This month we read David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, a New York Times Bestseller and a National Book Award finalist.  This is the true story of Oklahoma's Osage Nation in the 1920s, as the newly created FBI works to solve the murders of multiple members of this unique group of Native Americans.

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Mound Builders and Village Dwellers

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Community Room
Over the last 2,000 years, southern Ohio’s prehistoric occupants left their mark on the landscape, ranging from large earthen constructions to villages that housed hundreds of people.  Andy Sawyer from SunWatch talks about the mound building efforts of the people we call the Hopewell, and SunWatch Indian Village which provides evidence of the first intensive farmers of the middle Ohio River valley region.
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Uplifting Lit

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Community Room
Need some inspiration? Join us for a new book club that focuses on books in the Dayton Metro Library’s Inspirational Fiction collection. This collection includes a wide variety of subjects such as Amish fiction, Historical Christian fiction, Contemporary Christian fiction, Romance Christian fiction, and Mysteries.

In December we’re talking about Catching Christmas by Terri Blackstock.

Discover a type of fiction you may not have read before, but which is sure to lift your spirits! Feel free to bring books you would like to trade with other meeting members.

Copies of each month’s title will be available at the Northmont Branch a month in advance.  Subsequent titles will be available for check out at the end of each meeting.

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Adult Book Discussion

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Northmont
Community Room
We read a different book every month and get together to discuss it.  Come join the fun of reading books you may never have picked up unless you have someone to discuss it with.

Michael Ondaatje, best-selling author of The English Patient, weaves a fictional tale set in the decade after World War II in his new novel Warlight.  Two teenagers are left in the care of a shadowy character named The Moth when their parents move to Singapore, and the events of the ensuing months and years read like a dark fairy tale.


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Read Between the Wines at Ray's

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Please join us as we have moved to the third Tuesday of each month to continue our book discussion for adults at Ray's Wine Spirits Grill.
This month we read The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, which has been an American classic since its publication almost 100 years ago.  Fitzgerald's exploration of relationships, excess, and ill-fated decisions among his Jazz Age cast of characters continues to enthrall readers as they become immersed in the lives of Jay, Daisy, and Nick.
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