Issues & Viewpoints 2021

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Program Type:

Book Club, Virtual

Age Group:

Adults

Program Description

Event Details

Issues and Viewpoints will be held both in-person in Knox A/B and virtually on Zoom (at the same time). 

Link to Join Virtually: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86062360958?pwd=UUkyNFNlbENnZ240aytxVG5FTUhHdz09

 

1st Wednesday of every month at 1:30pm

Monthly Book selection behind Circulation Desk

 

January 6th: Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the

                     Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time - by Dava Sobel

 

February 3rd: Twelve Dispositions: A Field Guide to Humans

  • by Coralie Koonce     Read pages 1-19

Reading Group  A

Reading Group  B

0 ° Frozen Souls

15 ° Confusion

5 ° Aggressive - Reactive

20 ° Competition & Capitalism

10 ° Domination

25 ° Cult of Me - Narcissism

 

March 3rd: Twelve Dispositions: A Field Guide to Humans

  • by Coralie Koonce     Read pages 1-19

Reading Group A

Reading Group B

30 ° Family

45 ° Seeking Truth & Freedom

35 ° Community

50 ° Creative Impulse

40 ° Humanitarian

X ° Human Spirit

 

April 7th: Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

- by Casey Cep

 

May 5th: Profiles in Courage - by John F. Kennedy

 

June 2nd: Reading Group A: The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-

     of-Age Crisis & How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance - by Ben Sasse

 

Reading Group B: The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good

           Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

  • by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt

 

July 7th: Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in

               Indian Country - by Sierra Crane

 

August 4th: My Grandfather's Son: A Memoir - by Justice, Clarence Thomas

 

September 1st: Conversations with RBG - by Jeffrey Rosen

 

October 6th: Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman

Who Saved the Appalachian Trail - by Ben Montgomery

 

November 3rd: The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the

Wonder of Consciousness - by Sy Montgomery