Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Great Books discussion groups confirm dates, titles

Warrenton Library's two Great Books discussion groups recently confirmed the dates and times for upcoming discussion topics.

The Daytime Great Books group, which meets at 1 p.m. the third Monday of the month, will talk about selections from The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith on Sept. 17. See the remaining Daytime Great Books selections to be discussed this year.

The Evening Great Books group meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month. In September, due to Labor Day, the group will meet on Sept. 10 to discuss Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare. See the remaining Evening Great Books topics to be discussed this year.

More than 850 Great Books groups meet in homes and libraries across the country with thousands of adult participants according the Great Books Foundation. The foundation also has resources for teachers who are interested in forming Great Books groups at their schools.

Other Fauquier County Public Library book clubs include the Bealeton Library's group, John Marshall Daytime and Evening groups, and the Mystery book club.