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Tea Time Book Club

What She Left Behind coverJoin us for tea at this month's Tea Time Book ClubWhat She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman will be discussed Monday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Dr. James Carlson Library. All interested readers are welcome!

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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Northport Classics  Book Club

Bell Jar CoverIf you love "the classics" or just never got around to reading them, join the Northport Classics Book Club for an informal discussion the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Northport branch. The Northport Classics Book Club does not meet during the summer. In keeping with the season, The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath will be discussed Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the Northport Library. For more information, contact Lori West at or 701-476-5977.

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Current History Book Club

On the Run 100Have a love of history and want to talk to others who feel the same? Current History Book Club centers on recent historical events and the people, places and actions that caused them. All interested readers are welcome. Current History Book Club does not meet during the summer. The next discussion is set for Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. at the downtown Main Library. The selected title is On The Run: Fugitive Life in an American City by Alice Goffman.

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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Reading the World Book Club

breath eyes memory100 Reading the World Book Club is back and all interested readers are welcome. The next discussion is set for Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. at the downtown Main Library. The book of choice is Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat.

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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