2014 Book Clubs

Sponsored by the family of Middy Michael in her memory. Middy was an educator, political activist, and board member of the Hanover Public Library who was avidly interested in the benefits and joys of reading for all ages.

BOOK TALKS: Regularly scheduled on the third Monday of each month, January through December. Our discussions are held in the Hormel Reading Room.

WHEN: 12:00 noon until 1:00. You are welcome to bring your lunch. Coffee and tea are available at the Library Café.

COST: The programs are free and open to the public.

BOOKS: The selected books may be borrowed from the library, requested through interlibrary loan, or purchased through bookstore or online sources.



Our 2014 Schedule...

January 20 - America Aflame: how the Civil War created a nation  by David Goldfield.  Presented by Alan DeGennaro.


February 17 - The worst hard time: the untold story of those who survived the great American dust bowl  by Timothy  Egan.  Presented by Heidi Hormel.          


March 17 - A long walk to freedom: the autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela.
Presented by Mary Furlong.


April 21 - How the light gets in by Louise Penny.  
Presented by Sue Frey.     


May 19 - The European Theater Anthology of World War II, by Kenneth G. Weiler.  Presented by the author.


June 16 - Midwife of Hope River by Patricia Harman.   
Presented by Denise Stauffer.


                       July 21 - -Zealot: Life and times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza 
                       Aslan.  Presented by Mike Farley.


August 18 - The light between oceans by  M. L. Stedman.  Presented by Gail Coulson.


September 15 - A secret kept by Tatiana de Rosney. 
Presented by Toni Burns.


                        October 20 - Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins. 
                        Presented by George Matthew.


November 17 - Beautiful ruins, by Jess Walter. 
Presented by Chris Burns.