LIVERMORE – The Livermore Book Discussion Group will start the Maine Wilderness Series in May. It will examine the Maine wilderness, how various people have experienced it and written about it, and how those accounts have influenced Maine and shaped its destiny.

Titles in the series and discussion dates for each are: May 18, “The Maine Woods” by Henry David Thoreau; June 15, “The Wilderness from Chamberlain Farm: A Story of Hope for the American Wild” by Dean Bennett; July 20, “Fly Rod Crosby: The Woman Who Marketed Maine” by Julia Hunter and Earle Shettleworth Jr.; Aug. 17, “Campfires Rekindled” by George S. Kephart; and Sept. 21, “We Took to the Woods” by Louise Dickinson Rich.

Discussion leader wil be Candace Kanes. The group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Livermore Public Library, 22 Church St.

Series books are available for loan at the library. For information and to register, call 897-7173. Leave a message and someone will return the call.

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