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Lit to Film Book Club -

Meetings are 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:00PM in Kresge Library, room 225B. Join us and invite your friends!

BOOK/FILM LIST - 2017-2018

by August Wilson
September 5, 2017

The 39 Steps
by John Bucham
October 3, 2017

A Long Way Home
by Saroo Brierely
Film: Lion
November 7, 2017

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
by Betty Smith
December 5, 2017

A Man Called Ove
by Fredrik Backman
January 9, 2018 (2nd Tue)

True Grit
by Charles Portis
February 6, 2018

by Cheryl Strayed
March 6, 2018

This Boy's Life
by Tobias Wolff
April 3, 2018

The Homesman
by Glendon Swarthout
May 1, 2018

Charlie Wilson's War
by George Crile
June 5, 2018


Accessing Library Materials

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Accessing Electronic Resources

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