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Non-Fiction Book Club to discuss – The Riddle of the Labyrinth by Margalit Fox, Thursday, July 6th @ 6:30 PM

The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code by Margalit Fox. Ecco: New York, 2013. From Book Jacket: "The Riddle of the Labyrinth is the true story of the quest to solve one of the most mesmerizing riddles in history—Linear B—and of the three brilliant, obsessed, and ultimately domed investigators whose combined…
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Non-Fiction Book Club to discuss – The Forest Unseen by David George Haskell, Thursday, February 2nd @ 6:30 PM

Pollard Library Non-Fiction book club meets on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30PM in the ground floor meeting room. Our group is free and open to the public. Copies of books up for discussion are available for patrons to borrow on a first come first serve basis at the 1st Floor Information Desk.…
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Non-Fiction Book Club to discuss What’s the Matter with Kansas? by Thomas Frank, Thursday, December 1st @ 6:30 PM

Pollard Library Non-Fiction book club meets on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30PM in the ground floor meeting room. Our group is free and open to the public. Copies of books up for discussion are available for patrons to borrow on a first come first serve basis at the 1st Floor Information Desk.…
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Non-Fiction Book Club to discuss “Happy City” by Charles Montgomery – Thursday, September 8 – 6:30PM (LOWELL READS 2016 Kick-off Event)

Our group is free and open to the public. Copies of books up for discussion are available for patrons to borrow on a first come first serve basis at the 1st Floor Information Desk. You may also reserve a copy by calling the Community Planning Department at 978-674-1542. For more information about this group please contact…
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Non-Fiction Book Club to discuss “The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown – Thursday, July 7 – 6:30PM

Pollard Library Non-Fiction book club happens at 6:30 on the first Thursday of every month. It is free and open to the public. Copies of books up for discussion are available for patrons to borrow on a first come first serve basis at the 1st Floor Information Desk. You may also reserve a copy by…
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Non-Fiction Book Club to discuss “Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight” by Alexandra Fuller – Thursday, May 5 – 6:30PM

From the book jacket: In Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller remembers her African childhood with candor and sensitivity. Though it is a diary of an unruly life in an often inhospitable place, it is suffused with Fuller's endearing ability to find laughter, even when there is little to celebrate. Fuller's debut…
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Non-Fiction Book Club to Discuss “Bread & Roses” by Bruce Watson – 6:30 PM – March 3, 2016

  Bread & Roses: Mills, Migrants, and the Struggle for the American Dream by Bruce Watson Description from Book Jacket:   The 1912 textile strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts, was a watershed moment in American history, as significant as the Haymarket bombing  in Chicago and the Triangle fire in New York. In Bread and Roses, Bruce Watson proves…
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Special Black History Month Author Visit & Non-Fiction Book Club Discussion

We're excited to announce—especially as we lead up to the holiday, honoring the late civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.—we will have two events in early February surrounding a recently published book by a Lowell native: Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day's Black Heroes, at Home and at War by Linda Hervieux. So…
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Paddy Camps of Lowell

The following article by Trustee Nancy Pitkin is crossposted from Dick Howe, Jr.'s blog. The PML NonFiction Book group is free and open to join. We will be discussing Paddy Camps by Brian Mitchell on Thursday, July 2nd. There are copies available for check out behind the first floor check out desk.  Nancy Pitkin sent…
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