By Mary Getchell, Communications Director
Members of the community are invited to join two free monthly book discussion groups at Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library, 13718 Pacific Ave. S. Mondays at 6 p.m.
- Jan. 10 – “Crossing to Safety” by Wallace Stegner
- Feb. 14 – “The Whistling Season” by Ivan Doig
- March 14 – “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford
- April 11 – “The School of Essential Ingredients” by Erica Bauermeister
- May 9 – “The Red Tent” by Anita Diamant
- June 13 – “The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair that Changed America” by Erik Larson
Thursdays from 1 – 3 p.m.
- Jan. 20 – “Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen” by Laurie Colwin
- Feb. 17 – “The 19th Wife” by David Ebershoff
- March 17 – “The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie” by C. Alan Bradley
- April 21 – The group will enjoy the book selected for Pierce County READS, a community one book program that encourages everyone in Pierce County to read and discuss the same book at the same time.
- May 19 – “The Blessings of the Animals” by Katrina Kittle
- June 16 – “Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression” by Mildred Armstrong Kalish
Books are available at Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library. People may also get books, DVDs, audiobooks, e-books and more through Pierce County Library’s online catalog, available through the Library’s website.
Friends of the Parkland/Spanaway Library sponsor these free events.