Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle

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Meets on the listed Thursdays at Noon

Learn how you can become a member of America’s oldest continuous book club! Each month a different book from the Chautauqua Literary & Scientific (CLSC) book list will be discussed. Call the library at 330-343-6123 to reserve your copy of discussion titles:


Grandma Gatewood's Walk by Ben MontgomerySeptember 28: Grandma Gatewood’s Walk by Ben Montgomery

October 26: Everybody’s Fool: A Novel by Richard Russo

November 30: Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones

December 28: The Excellent Lombards: A Novel by Jane Hamilton




For more information about CLSC, click here.


Check out these titles, previously read by the CLSC book group at Dover Public Library

The Other Wes Moore

August 2017: The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust by Amos N. Guiora

July 2017: Native Speaker by Chang-rae Lee

June 2017: The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore

April 2017: The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life that Follows by Brian Castner

March 2017: The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks

February 2017: Strangers Drowning: Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Urge to Help by Larissa MacFarquhar

January 2017: The Big Tiny: A Built-It-Myself Memoir by Dee Williams

December 2016: The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan

November 2016: Thirteen Days in September by Lawrence Wright

October 2016: Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

September 2016: Loving Frank: A Novel by Nancy Horan

August 2016: Washington’s Monument by John Gordon

July 2016: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

June 2016: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

May 2016: The Great Bridge by David McCullough

April 2016: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

March 2016: 1776 by David McCullough

February 2016: Drinking in America by Susan Cheever

January 2016: Missoula by Jon Krakauer