Book Groups

  1. NO PREREQS
  2. Tales of Mystery and Imagination
  3. Fields Pond
  4. Tuesday Morning
  5. Journalism, Democracy, & Truth

NO PREREQS returns!

On the last Tuesday of each month, a book discussion will be led by a member of the Orono community, of titles based on their experience and interest. To request a title from the series, visit the circulation desk or log into your library account.

January 28

Educated by Tara Westover
Discussion to be led by:
Melissa Ladenheim
Associate Dean
UMaine Honors College

February 25

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
Discussion to be led by:
Mazie Hough
History and Women’s,
Gender & Sexuality Studies
Carol Toner
Maine Studies
Kristin Langellier
Communication & Journalism

March 31

American Character by Colin Woodard
Discussion to be led by:
Francois Amar
Dean
UMaine Honors College

April 28

Home Now by Cynthia Anderson
Discussion to be led by:
Linda Silka
PHD Senior Fellow
Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability

May 26

Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker, PhD
Discussion to be led by:
Cliff Singer
Chief, Geriatric Mental Health and
Neuropsychiatry
Northern Light Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program
Adjunct Professor
University of Maine