Martin County Library System Press Releases

September 10, 2012

2012-2013 Non-fiction Book Club resumes at Blake Library beginning Sept. 24

For immediate release:  September 10, 2012                                        
Contact:  Susan Opasik, Martin County Library System, Public Relations, 772-463-2863   

Non-Fiction Book Club, led by Jackie Williams,

starts up again at Blake Library Sept. 24

Martin County Library System’s 2012-2013 Non-Fiction Book Club will meet in the second floor Trustees Room of the Blake Library, 2351 S.E. Monterey Road in Stuart, on the fourth Monday of each month from September 24 through May 20 except for December when there will be no session.

Join facilitator Jackie Williams and others in lively discussions on topical selections.  A limited number of books are available at the Circulation desk of the Blake Library one month prior to each session.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Blake Library in Stuart, Inc., the sessions are free and open to the public.  Pre-registration is not required.

Non-Fiction Book Club 2012-2013 schedule:
Monday, September 24, 6:30 p.m. – In the Garden of the Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin by Eric Larson

Monday, October 22, 6:30 p.m.Gideon’s Trumpet: How One Lonely Man, a Poor Prisoner, Took His Case to The Supreme Court – and Changed the Law of the United States  by Anthony Lewis

Monday, November 26, 6:30 p.m.Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage by Douglas Waller

(no December session)

Monday, January 28, 2013, 6:30 p.m.Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand

Monday, February 25, 6:30 p.m.Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard

Monday, March 25, 6:30 p.m.Sandra Day O’Connor: How the First Woman on the Supreme Court Became Its Most Influential Justice by Joan Biskupic

Monday, April 22, 6:30 p.m.1861: The Civil War Awakening by Adam Goodheart

Monday, May 20, 6:30 p.m.The Tyranny of Oil: The World’s Most Powerful Industry–and What We Must Do to Stop It by Antonia Juhasz

To learn more about the Martin County Library System, pick up a Library Connection at any Martin County library, visit the library website at or call 772-221-1403.




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