The Great Books Discussion Group meets at the Bloomingdale Regional Public Library on the third Saturday of each month, from 10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. There are no meetings during the months of August and December. Those who have read the text may participate in the discussion. Visitors and auditors are welcome to attend.
Please see the reading list and schedule for 2020 below. The library will have copies of the above reading titles available to group members a month prior to the scheduled discussion.
If you have any questions, please email the group moderator, Patrick DeMarco.
Reading list and schedule for 2020
1/18/20: Antony and Cleopatra (William Shakespeare)
2/15/20: The Fire Next Time (James Baldwin)
3/21/20: Babbitt (Sinclair Lewis)
4/18/20: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Frederick Douglass)
5/16/20: Far From the Madding Crowd (Thomas Hardy)
6/20/20: Summer (Edith Wharton)
7/18/20: The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
August: NO MEETING. VACATION MONTH.
9/19/20: The Feminine Mystique (Betty Friedan)
10/17/20: Lysistrata (Aristophanes)
11/21/20: Sister Carrie (Theodore Dreiser)
December: NO MEETING. HOLIDAY MONTH.