Penrose Library Book Clubs

Great Books Classics

2nd Thursdays from 6:45 - 9:00 p.m.

Discussions for adults take place at the Penrose Library in the Adult Meeting Room. Discussions are open to everyone and registration is not required.

Copies of Great Conversations 6 (GC6) are available from the Library.

January 9, 2014 - "On Tranquility of Mind" by Seneca

February 13 - Selection from The New Organon by Francis Bacon

March 13 - "A Letter Concerning Toleration" by John Locke

April 10 - "Discourse Seven [on Art]" by Joshua Reynolds

May 8 - "The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám" translated by Edward Fitzgerald in dialogue with "Rabbi Ben Ezra" by Robert Browning

June 12 - "The Lifted Veil" by George Eliot

July 10 - "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" by Mark Twain

August 14 - Annual movie social for members (details to be announced in July)

September 11 - Selection from On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life by Friedrich Nietzche

October 9 - "The Devil Baby at Hull House" by Jane Addams

November 13 - "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" by H. G. Wells

December 11 - "Mario and the Magician" by Thomas Mann

Call 531-6333 x2314 for more information.