Classic Book Club

“Classic” books are classic for a reason – their literary excellence transcends passing fads, and they continue to engage readers generation after generation. If there are classics you have always meant to read “someday,” or if you read them in school before you were ready to appreciate them, now is the time to enjoy them with other adult readers.

Discussion groups will meet at 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every other month. Anyone is welcome to attend any session, but advanced registration is required if you would like the library to reserve you a book.

Next Meeting: December 8, 2020

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Generations of readers have been enchanted by Dickens’s A Christmas Carol – the most cheerful ghost story ever written, and the unforgettable tale of Ebenezer Scrooge’s moral regeneration. Written in just a few weeks, A Christmas Carol famously recounts the plight of Bob Cratchit, whose family finds joy even in poverty, and the transformation of his miserly boss Scrooge as he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future. (Goodreads).

Discussion Questions  (ThoughtCo.com)

How to Get the Book:

The Library owns many different editions of the book. Click here to place a request.

A Christmas Carol  is in the public domain, and is available as a free eBook from Project Gutenberg.

Unless events allow for in-person event, the discussion will be held on Zoom. Click here to register!

 

Further reading:

The Man Who Invented Christmas (book)

The Man Who Invented Christmas (film)

The Dickens Fellowship

 

 


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