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Check out this book discussion group exploring social and cultural topics through the lens of fiction and nonfiction. The goal is to encourage deep reflection and nuanced discussion about how the topics' impacts manifest and resonate in modern society.

Participate in-person or on Zoom. Please register on this page or call (515) 239-5646 ext. 4 to learn more.

Titles for spring:

•    July: Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown 
•    August: Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters
•    September: Surviving the White Gaze by Rebecca Carroll
•    October: We Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin 
•    November: Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead 
•    December: Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law by Haben Girma

Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at and exhibits at