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Firekeeper's Daughter bk cvr

Tea Time Book Club

Join us for engaging conversation at each month's Tea Time Book Club. All interested readers are welcome! Ask at the Dr. James Carlson Library Information Desk for each month’s book while supplies last. Contact Jenilee at 701.241.8123 with any questions.
Upcoming dates and titles:
Monday, July 11, 6:30 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Title: Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley

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The Well-Gardened Mind bk cvr

Summer Garden Book Club

Enjoy an evening of community, connectivity, and discussion with our Summer Garden Book Club! Summer Garden Book Club will meet outside at the Learning Garden at the Dr. James Carlson Library. This group will explore works relating to ecology, nature, and gardens. Participants can help with maintenance tasks at the garden beds during the discussion, if they wish. Registration is required; register online here. For more information or to get a copy of the books, please contact Kayla at kbirkholz@fargolibrary.org.
Upcoming dates and titles:
Wednesday, July 13 – 6:30 p.m. outside at the Learning Garden at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Title: The Well-Gardened Mind: The Restorative Power of Nature by Sue Stuart-Smith
Wednesday, Aug. 17 – 6:30 p.m. outside at the Learning Garden at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Title: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

What Strange Paradise bk cvr

Diverse Perspectives Book Club

Nonfiction, novels, memoirs and more – we seek multiple perspectives, with multiple points of entry, and we work to center the voices of marginalized communities and people through our exploration about inequality and injustice in the United States. This book club meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Fercho Conference Room at the downtown Main Library. All interested readers are welcome. Copies of the title for discussion can be picked up at the Main Information Desk, while supplies last.
Upcoming dates and titles:
Thursday, July 14 – 7 p.m. at the Main Library
Title: What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad
Thursday, Aug. 11 – 7 p.m. at the Main Library
Title: Ashes: My Story of Being Metis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle

The Right Stuff bk cvr

Classics Book Club

If you love "the classics" or just never got around to reading them, join the Classics Book Club for an informal discussion the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Northport Library. Contact Lori at 701.476.5977 with questions.
Upcoming dates and titles:
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 6:30 p.m. at the Northport Library
Title: The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe
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Love Story of Missy Carmicheal bk cvr

Senior Book Club

Join the Senior Book Club for an informal discussion every other month. Recommended for readers 55 and older, but open to all interested readers, the Senior Book Club usually meets every other month on the third Tuesday starting at 1 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library Community Room. Copies of the book are available in large print and standard print, while supplies last at both the Dr. James Carlson Library Information Desk and the Main Library Circulation Desk. Registration is required and can be done online. If you need assistance or further details, contact Kirstie at 701.298.6954.
Upcoming dates and titles:
Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 1 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Title: The Love Story of Missy Carmichael by Beth Morrey

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A Sense of Place Book Club

Join us for coffee and conversation about the places we discover through reading. This book club is focused on novels and memoirs that provide a strong sense of place or community that may be new to us. The A Sense of Place Book Club meets on the first Thursday of every month (October through May) at 11 a.m. in the Fercho Conference Room at the downtown Main Library. Copies of the title for discussion can be picked up at the Main Information Desk, while supplies last.