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Nature Book Club

Readers meet to discuss nature related books around a chosen theme. September's theme is "Marine Life". 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. 

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

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

Suggested Reading:

Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace (section on sperm whales) – Carl Safina (2020) 368 pp.

The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World – Patrik Svensson (2020) 241 pp. Ebook available on Hoopla

The Brilliant Abyss: exploring the majestic hidden life of the deep ocean and the looming threat that imperils it – Helen Scales (2021) 286 pp. Ebook available on Hoopla. Ebook and Audiobook also available on Libby.

The Dolphin in the Mirror: Exploring Dolphin Minds and Saving Dolphin Lives – Diana Reiss (2011) 276 pp. Ebook available on Hoopla

The Edge of the Sea – Rachel Carson (1955) 276 pp. Audiobook available on Hoopla 

Fire in the Turtle House: The Green Sea Turtle and the Fate of the Ocean – Osha Gray Davidson (2001) 258 pp.

Fraser’s Penguins: A Journey to the Future in Antarctica – Fen Montaigne (2010) 288 pp.

Odyssey of KP2: an Orphan Seal, a Marine Biologist, and the Fight to Save a Species – Terrie M. Williams (2012) 283 pp.

The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness – Sy Montgomery (2015) 261 pp.

The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans – Cynthia Barnett (2021) 417 pp.

Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth’s Last Dinosaur – Carl Safina (2006) 383 pp.

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

Saturday, September 24, 2022
12:00PM - 1:00PM
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