Third Monday of the Month at 7:00pm Book Discussion Group
Join us for an animated and interesting book discussion on the third Monday of each month from 7:00 - 8:15 p.m. on the lower level of the library. This group started meeting in 2006. Click on the title to link to a book discussion guide, when available. Here's the group's 2016 reading list:
|January 21, 2019||Red Clocks||Leni Zumas|
|February 18, 2019||Ohio||Stephen Markley|
|March 19, 2019||Circe||Madeline Miller|
|April 15, 2019||Killers of the Flower Moon||David Grann|
|May 20, 2019||Grandma Gatewood’s Walk||Ben Montgomery|
|June 17, 2019||Severance||Ling Ma|
|July 15, 2019||The Glitch||Elisabeth Cohen|
|August 19, 2019||Spaiens: A Brief History of Humankind||Yuval Noah Harari|
|September 16, 2019||Fruit of the Drunken Tree||Ingrid Rojas Contreras|
|October 21, 2019||The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle||Stuart Turton|
|November 11, 2019||Frankenstein in Baghdad||Ahmed Saadawi|
|December 16, 2019||Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets||J.K. Rowling|
First Wednesday Morning at 10:00am Book Discussion Group
This is an animated and interesting book discussion on the first Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. Happy Reading! Here's the 2017 schedule:
|January 3, 2019||And Then There Were None (Movie & Book)||Agatha Christie|
|February 6, 2019||A Gentleman in Moscow||Amor Towles|
|March 6, 2019||The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper||Phaedra Patrick|
|April 3, 2019||The Perfect Horse: the Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis||Elizabeth Letts|
|May 1, 2019||The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy||Rachel Joyce|
|June 5, 2019||The Last Painting of Sara deVos||Dominic Smith|
|July 10, 2019||Before We Were Yours (NOTE 2nd Wed)||Lisa Wingate|
|August 7, 2019||Twenty-one Days||Anne Perry|
|September 4, 2019||Small Great Things||Jodi Picoult|
|October 2, 2019||The Stars Are Fire||Anita Shreve|
|November 6, 2019||The Stranger in the Woods||Michael Finkel|
|December 4, 2019||The Lightkeeper’s Daughters||Jean Pendziwol|
The leader of this group is retired Way director Nancy J. Kelley. For more information, contact her at 419-866-6013.
History Book Club at Fort Meigs - 7:00pm Meetings
New for 2018! Do you enjoy reading history? If so, then Way Library and Fort Meigs invite you to join the Fort Meigs History Book Club. Moderated by Geoff Earnhart, director of Fort Meigs, the club meets monthly at Fort Meigs Historic Site to discuss books covering a range of eras and historical topics. Books will be available at Way Library. Contact Natalie Dielman at 419-874-3135 ext 112 for more information.
|January 9, 2019||School: The Story of American Public Education||Sarah Mondale|
|February 13, 2019||Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage||William Katz|
|March 13, 2019||Unlikely General: “Mad” Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America||Mary Stockwell|
|April 10, 2019||Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America’s War with Militant Islam||Mark Bowden|
|May 8, 2019||The Burning of the White House: James and Dolley Madison and the War of 1812||Jane Hampton Cook|
|June 12, 2019||D-Day through German Eyes||Holger Eckhertz, Joseph Balkoski|
|July 10, 2019||1776||David McCullough|
|August 14, 2019||Polio: An American Story||David M. Oshinsky|
|September 11, 2019||The Unknowns: The Untold Story of America’s Unknown Soldier and WWI’s Most Decorated Heroes Who Brought Him Home||Patrick K. O’Donnell|
|October 9, 2019||Alan Turing: The Enigma||Andrew Hodges|
|November 13, 2019||Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World||Jack Weatherford|
|December 11, 2019||Ardennes 1944: Battle of the Bulge||Anthony Beevor|
Pizza & Pages Teen Book Club
The Pizza and Pages Teen Book Club is for students between the ages of 11-15. It has become one of the most popular teen programs at Way Library.
Join us on Friday afternoons for a lively discussion over pizza and pop. The club meets monthly from 4:15pm to 5:15pm in the Mercy Family Activity Center.
Homeschoolers' Book Talk
The Homeschoolers' Book Talk group is for homeschooling students ages 8-12. The group meets monthly on Mondays from 1:30pm to 2:30pm in the Mercy Family Activity Center.
The group discusses books of a variety of genres including Newbery Award and Honor Winners. Homeschoolers are provided the opportunity to enjoy good literature, express opinions, use deeper thinking skills, analyze events, and share ideas.
The Bookaneers Book Club
The Bookaneers Book Club is for kids ages 8-10. At each meeting, the group discusses the selected book, participates in related crafts and activities, and of course, there are always snacks! Bookaneers takes place monthly from 4:15pm to 5:15pm in the Mercy Family Activity Center.