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Tea Time Book Club

 Summer Before the War 100Summer is coming and so is Tea Time Book Club. June's book selection, The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson, will be discussed Monday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library.

Tea and dessert will be provided. Feel free to bring a favorite tea cup. No registration is required – just be ready for a great discussion! Ask at the Carlson Information Desk for each month’s book. For more information, contact Katrina at

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Reading the World Book Club

Dancing w Devil 100All interested readers are invited to join the library's Reading the World Book Club. This month's title is Dancing with the Devil in the City of God: Rio de Janeiro on the Brink by Juliana Barbassa. The book will be discussed Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at the downtown Main Library.

Titles for the Reading the World book club are focused on memoir, travel writing and fiction from non-North American or non-Western European perspectives. Ask at the Main Library's Circulation Desk for each month's book. For more information, contact Beth at (701) 241-8198 or email

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Northport Classics  Book Club

If you love "the classics" or just never got around to reading them, join Jungle 100the Northport Classics Book Club for an informal discussion the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Northport branch.

Northport Classics Book Club will meet on Wednesday, May 18, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss The Jungle by Upton Sinclair. For more information, contact Lori West at or 701-476-5977.

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Current History Book Club

Have a love of history and want to talk to others who feel the same? Pitching aroung Fidel 100Current History Book Club centers on recent historical events and the people, places and actions that caused them. All interested readers are welcome; the next Current History Book Club session is set for Tuesday, May 31, at 7 p.m. The featured title is Pitching Around Fidel: A Journey Into the Heart of Cuban Sports by S.L. Price.

The Current History Book Club meets the last Tuesday of the month (Sept. – May) at 7 p.m. in the Main Library. For copies of the titles or more information, please contact Tim Dirks at

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