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 15th||The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women||Kate Moore|
|February 19th||All our Wrong Todays||Elan Mastai|
|March 19th||Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood||Trevor Noah|
|April 16th||A Man Called Ove||Fredrik Backman|
|May 21st||The Lost City of the Monkey God||Douglas Preston|
|June 18th||The Essex Serpent||Sarah Perry|
|July 16th||The Underground Railroad||Colson Whitehead|
|August 20th||Maus (book 1, My Father Bleeds History)||Art Spiegelman|
|September 17th||Hunger||Roxane Gay|
|October 15th||Meddling Kids||Edgar Cantero|
|November 19th||The Orphan’s Tale||Pam Jenoff|
|December 17th||Astrophysics for People in a Hurry||Neil deGrasse Tyson|
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 4 (THURSDAY)||LORD OF THE FLIES||W. GOLDING|
|FEBRUARY 7||A MAN CALLED OVE||F. BACKMAN|
|MARCH 7||ALL THE LITTLE LIARS||C. HARRIS|
|APRIL 4||MR. PENUMBRA'S 24 HOUR BOOKSTORE||R. SLOAN|
|MAY 2||THE SECOND MRS. HOCKADAY||S. RIVERS|
|JUNE 6||THE NIGHTINGALE||K. HANNAH|
|JULY 11 (NOTE: 2ND WED)||STATION ELEVEN||E. ST. JOHN MANDEL|
|AUGUST 1||HOME SWEET HOME||A. SMITH|
|SEPTEMBER 5||LIGHT ON SNOW||A.SHREVE|
|OCTOBER 3||JADE DRAGON MOUNTAIN||E. HART|
|NOVEMBER 7||HILLBILLY ELEGY||J.D. VANCE|
|DECEMBER 5||THE CHILBURY LADIES' CHOIR||J.RYAN|
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 10||In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex||Nathaniel Philbrick|
|February 7||Chancellorsville||Stephen Sears|
|March 7||Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch our Nation into Space||Margot Lee Shetterly|
|April 11||Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the US Army and the Invasion of the Old Northwest||William Hogeland|
|May 9||The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers||Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman|
|June 13||Escape from Camp 14: One Man’s Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West||Blaine Harden|
|July 11||Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence||Joseph Ellis|
|August 8||The Last Town on Earth||Thomas Mullen|
|September 12||The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, and Indian Allies||Erik Larson|
|October 10||Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitan||Alan Taylor|
|November 7||The First World War||John Keegan|
|December 12||Silent Night: The Story of the World War 1 Christmas Truce||Stanley Weintraub|
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 3:30pm to 4:30pm 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 4:00pm-5:00pm in the Mercy Family Activity Center.