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Nature Book Club

This is an in-person/virtual program hosted by staff at Southwest Chatham Library. Readers meet to discuss nature related books around a chosen theme. July's theme is "The Elements/Geology including Links with Our Solar System". Please read a book of your choosing based on this theme (see suggested list below). Some of our library staff will be reading along with you. 

REGISTRATION is NOT required unless you would like a reminder email. For more information, please call 912-927-4079 or email berckmans@liveoakpl.org. 

Suggested Reading:

Devil’s Element: Phosphorous and a World Out of Balance – Dan Egan (2023) 228 pp. Ebook and Eaudiobook available on Libby

The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements – Sam Kean (2010) 391 pp.

Elemental: How Five Elements Changed Earth’s Past and Will Shape Our Future – Stephen Porder (2023) 227 pp. The Eaudiobook available on Hoopla

The Elements: An Illustrated History of the Periodic Table – Tom Jackson (2017) 144 pp.

Furnace of Creation, Cradle of Destruction: A Journey to the Birthplace of Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis – Roy Chester (2008) 242 pp.

Oxygen: The Molecule That Made the World – Nick Lane (2002) 374 pp.

Starborn: How the Stars Made Us and Who We Would Be Without Them – Roberta Trotta (2023) 336 pp. Ebook and Eaudiobook available on Libby

The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, from Stardust to Living Planet – Robert M. Hazen (2012) 306 pp.

Super Volcanoes: What They Reveal about Earth and the Worlds Beyond – Robin George Andrews (2022) 312 pp. Ebook and Eaudiobook available on Libby

The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People – Neil Shubin (2013) 225 pp.

What’s Gotten Into You: The Story of Your Body’s Atoms, from the Big Bang through Last Night’s Dinner – Daniel Levitt (2023) 385 pp. Ebook and Eaudiobook available on Libby and Ebook available on Hoopla

Click link to register.  Zoom login will be emailed prior to the event.  

Saturday, July 20, 2024
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Southwest Chatham Library
  Book Clubs     Virtual Program  

Registration is required. There are 14 in-person seats available. There are 19 online seats available.