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The Classics Book Discussion Group meets the third Monday of the month, except during summer, at noon in the Bicentennial Room on the 3th floor of the library. You may bring your lunch. Coffee and tea will be provided. Please call the Readers' Services desk at 753-4900 extension 206 if you have any questions about the reading group.
On March 17, 2014, the group will discuss Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut.
“Billy Pilgrim is the son of an American barber. He serves as a chaplain's assistant in World War II, is captured by the Germans, and he survives the largest massacre in European history the fire bombing of Dresden. After the war Billy makes a great deal of money as an optometrist, and on his wedding night he is kidnapped by a flying saucer from the planet Tralfamadore. So begins a modern classic by a master storyteller."
Classics Book Group Newsletter (see all the upcoming titles with book covers, reviews, link to the catalog, and more)
The Contemporary Fiction Book Discussion Group meets at 6 p.m. in the main library's Carnegie Room South on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Please call the Readers' Services desk at 753-4900, ext. 206, if you have any questions about the reading group.
On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, the group will discuss The Shack, by William Paul Young
"Mackenzie Allen Phillips's youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation, and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later, in the midst of his great sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back to that shack for a weekend. Against his better judgment he arrives at the shack on wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare. What he finds there will change his life forever. "
Contemporary Fiction Book Group Newsletter (see all the upcoming titles with book covers, reviews, link to the catalog, and more)
Digital materials to download (Lincoln Library cardholders only)
BookNews from Dearreader.com Free electronic newsletters about a wide variety of books. Most newsletters are emailed the 15th of each month, but customized newsletters such as New DVDs and Coming Soon are emailed whenever they are published.
EBSCOhost eBooks Collection of online books to read or browse (Formerly NetLibrary; note that these titles cannot be transferred to portable devices. But they can be accessed by portable devices with Internet connections, limited to Lincoln Library customers only).
NoveList Fiction reading recommendations for youngest readers to adults.