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September 9, 2013

Nonfiction Book Club begins again Sept. 23 at Blake Library

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For immediate release:  September 9, 2013                                       
Contact:  Alicen Kikkert, Martin County Library System, Public Relations, 772-463-3205   


Martin County Library System’s 2013-2014 Nonfiction Book Club will meet in the second floor Trustees Room of the Blake Library, 2351 SE Monterey Road in Stuart, on the fourth Monday of each month from September 23 through April 28. The last meeting will take place on May 19 and there is no meeting in December.

Join facilitator Jackie Williams and others in lively discussions of nonfiction selections. A limited number of books are available at the Blake Library’s circulation desk one month prior to each session. Sponsored by the Friends of the Martin County Library System, Inc., the meetings are free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

Nonfiction Book Club 2013-2014 schedule:

Monday, September 23, 6:30 pmNative American Son: The Life and Sporting Legend of Jim Thorpe by Kate Buford

Monday, October 28, 6:30 pmThe Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery by Eric Foner

Monday, November 25, 6:30 pmCitizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour by Lynne Olson

(no December session)

BookClubMonday, January 27, 2014, 6:30 pmNothing Like It in the World by Stephen E. Ambrose

Monday, February 24, 6:30 pmAlice Paul and the American Suffrage Campaign by Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene

Monday, March 24, 6:30 pmThunderstruck by Erik Larson

Monday, April 28, 6:30 pmEmpire of the Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne

Monday, May 19, 6:30 pmThe Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

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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