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Reading the World Book Club

Iheritance of Loss coverAll interested readers are invited to join the library's Reading the World book club. This month's title is The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai. The book will be discussed Thursday, May 7, at 7 p.m. at downtown Main Library.

Titles for the Reading the World book club are focused on memoir, travel writing and fiction from non-North American or non-Western European perspectives. Ask at the Main Library's Circulation Desk for each month's book. For more information, contact Beth at (701) 241-8198 or email

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Tea Time Book Club

Art Forger coverIt's tea time at the library! This month's book selection, The Art Forger, by B. A. Shapiro, will be discussed Sunday, April 12, at 2 p.m. at Dr. James Carlson Library.

Tea and dessert will be provided. Feel free to bring a favorite tea cup. No registration is required – just be ready for a great discussion! Ask at the Carlson Information Desk for each month’s book. For more information, contact Katrina at

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Northport Classics Book Club

Robinson Crusoe book coverIf you love "the classics" or just never got around to reading them, join the Northport Classics Book Club for an informal discussion the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Northport branch.

Northport Classics Book Club will meet on Wednesday, April 15, to discuss Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. For more information, contact Lori West at or 701-476-5977.

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Current History Book Club

Embracing Defeat book coverHave a love of history and want to talk to others who feel the same? Current History Book Club will meet Tuesday, April 28, at 7 p.m. to discuss Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II by John Dower.

The Current History Book Club meets the last Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Main Library. For copies of the titles or more information, please contact Tim Dirks at

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