Book Discussion Groups

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Join New Cumberland Library's Book Discussion Groups! Book discussions are sponsored by the Friends of the New Cumberland Public Library and each group meets on a standing schedule.

Great Books Discussion Groups:

1st & 3rd Monday mornings
September 19, 2022 - May 15, 2023
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The selection of titles to be read and discussed is available at the Main Desk. 
Questions can be directed to Joan Short, 717-938-3494 or Ethel Bitterman, 717-938-1590
Meeting is held in the Library's Dining Room

Selections for the 2022-2023 Season:
September 19   The Invention of Nature: Alexander Von Humboldt's New World by Andrea Wulf
October 3          The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
October 17        The Lion In Winter: A Play by James Goldman
November 7      Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
December 5      Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
January 2          The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare
January 16        Kindred by Octavia Butler
February 6        Stoner by John Williams
March 6            North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
March 20          The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck
April 3               Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles
April 17             Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
May 1               Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
May 15             Poetry (to be selected)

2nd & 4th Wednesday mornings
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The selection of titles to be read and discussed is available at the Main Desk.
Questions can be directed to Dan Tepsic, 717-774-0719
Meeting is held in the Library's 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Selections for the remainder of 2022:
Sept.  28     The Man Who Would be King by Rudyard Kipling
                   The Telephone by Robert Frost
Oct. 12       The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
                   The Hill Wife by Robert Frost
Oct. 26       The Fortune Teller by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
                   The Subverted Flower  by Robert Frost
Nov. 9         How Old Timofei Died with a Song by Rainer Maria Rilke
                   Desert Places byRobert Frost
Dec. 14      The Path to the Cemetery by Thomas Mann
                   The Subverted Flower by Robert Frost

Ruth's Mystery Discussion Group

1st Thursday of every month except July
10:30 a.m.
All lovers of good mysteries are invited to join our monthly discussion group.
Please call the Library at 717-774-7820 for more information
The meeting is currently held in Foundation House.


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