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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, Jan. 19, 6:30 p.m. at the Northport Library
Title: Dune by Frank Herbert
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History Book Club

Updated 1/13/2022: Due to the rise in COVID cases in our community, the January session of History Book Club will be virtual. Pre-registration is required and can be done online. Details on how to attend History Book Club online will be emailed to you.

About the book club: Have a love of history and want to talk to others who feel the same? History Book Club centers on recent historical events and the people, places and actions that caused them. This book club meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the downtown Main Library. All interested readers are welcome. For more information or to get a copy of the books, please contact Steve Hubbard at 701.241.1492.
Upcoming dates and titles:
December: No meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 25, 7 p.m. at the Main Library
Title: Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution by Mike Duncan

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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 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.
Upcoming dates and titles:
Thursday, Feb. 3, 11 a.m. at the Main Library
Title: Our Riches by Kaouther Adimi
Thursday, March 3, 11 a.m. at the Main Library
Title: The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai
Thursday, April 7, 11 a.m. at the Main Library
Title: Palace Walk by Naguib Mahfouz
Thursday, May 5, 11 a.m. at the Main Library
Title: The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

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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, Feb. 10, 7 p.m. at the Main Library
Title: The Fire This Time by Jesmyn Ward
Thursday, March 10, 7 p.m. at the Main Library
Title: Real Life by Brandon Taylor
Thursday, April 14, 7 p.m. at the Main Library
Title: Unbound
Thursday, May 12, 7 p.m. at the Main Library
Title: The Office of Historical Corrections by Danielle Evans

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Tea Time Book Club

Updated 1/13/2022: Due to the rise in COVID cases in our community, the February session of Tea Time Club will be virtual. Pre-registration is required and can be done online. Details on how to attend Tea Time Book Club online will be emailed to you.

About 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:
January: No meeting
Monday, Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Title: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel

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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 second 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, Feb. 15, at 1 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Title: The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth
Tuesday, April 19, at 1 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library
Title: Beautiful Little Fools by Jillian Cantor