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November 25th – please register on the Events page to receive information for Zoom login.

Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen by O.Henry 

 An old gentleman and Stuffy Pete meet every year at the same bench to celebrate Thanksgiving Day.

Three Thanksgiving Kisses by Edward Payson Roe 

“It would not be exactly care or trouble that would sober Elsie into a thoughtful woman, as our story will show.”

Thanksgiving Day Proclamation, 1863 by Abraham Lincoln 

In the midst of the Civil War, President Lincoln formally established Thanksgiving as America’s holiday to recognize the bounties of “fruitful fields and healthful skies” and to help heal the wounds of the nation.


December 30th

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
you can access a digital copy or visit the Ground Floor Checkout Desk to pick up a copy after November 15th

Previous Discussions

October 28th

Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Symbols and Signs by Vladimir Nabokov

September 30th 

Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman – https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/theliteratureofprescription/exhibitionAssets/digitalDocs/The-Yellow-Wall-Paper.pdf

Cathedral by Raymond Carver – http://www.giuliotortello.it/ebook/cathedral.pdf

August 26th, 2020

The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allen Poe

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien


July 29, 2020

The Story of B24 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
access at https://www.dfw-sherlock.org/uploads/3/7/3/8/37380505/1899_march_round_the_fire_x_–_the_story_of_b_24.pdf