Food for Thought Noon Book Discussions


Conference Room

Repeating Event Dates

Every 4th Tuesday at noon from March through October. 

Food for Thought April

Food for Thought is the library's longest-standing book club. Meetings are held at noon on the 4th Tuesday of the month from March through October; in May the group meets at the Kettel House Bakery. Discussion leaders are Elizabeth Belden, Voanne Hansen, and Mary Klingler. Everyone is welcome to join this dedicated group and to spend a lunch hour talking about books! 

2018 Topics

  • April 24 - The Newbery Awards for Children's Literature
  • May 22 - All Iowa Reads (Boys in the Bunkhouse, by Dan Barry) or Linn Area Reads (Behold the Dreamers, by Imbolo Mbue). We'll meet, eat, and discuss at the Kettel House Bakery & Cafe (945 6th Ave, Marion)
  • June 26 - The Elegant Universe: The Moon, the sun, the Stars, and More!
  • July 24 - Women Adventurers: 19th-21st Centuries
  • August 28 - Fantasy and Science Fiction
  • September 25 - Edith Wharton to 2018: The Best of American Women Authors
  • October 23 - Choose a Book by a Favorite Author or an Author New-to-You, or Re-Read a Favorite. October is also book exchange month!