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Nature Book Club

Readers meet to discuss nature related books around a chosen theme. October's theme is Plants: Wild and Cultivated. 

Some of our library staff will be reading along with you. A few recommended titles include: 

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants  – Robin Wall Kimmerer (2014) 390 pp.

Bringing it to the Table: on Farming and Food – Wendell Berry (2009) 234 pp.

The Earth in Her Hands : 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants - Jennifer Jewell (2020) 323 pp.

Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest – Suzanne Simard (2021) 348 pp.

The Forest Unseen: A Year’s Watch in Nature – David George Haskell (2012) 268 pp.

The Hidden Life of Trees: What they Feel, How they Communicate: Discoveries from a Secret World – Peter Wohlleben (2016) 272 pp.

The Overstory – Richard Powers (2018) 502 pp.

Pawpaw: In Search of America’s Forgotten Fruit – Andrew Moore (2015) 296 pp.

Potted History: the Story of Plants in the Home – Catherine Horwood (2007) 207 pp.

Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us – Ruth Kassinger (2019) 301 pp.

This is Your Mind on Plants – Michael Pollan (2021) 274 pp.

Unearthed: Love, Acceptance, and Other Lessons from an Abandoned Garden – Alexandra Risen (2016) 271 pp.

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

This virtual program is hosted by staff at Southwest Chatham Library.
For more information, please call 912-927-4079 or email brickeym@liveoakpl.org. 


Saturday, October 30, 2021
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Virtual Library Online
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Registration is required. There are 8 seats available.