POLAND — The Ricker Memorial Library has been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer “Let’s Talk About It,” a free reading and discussion group with copies of the books available through the library.

The series, titled “The Mirror of Maine,” will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, and continue for five sessions through Dec. 9.

Books to be read and discussed include “The Weir,” by Ruth Moore; “A Maine Hamlet,” by Lura Beam; “Twelve Journeys” in Maine, by Wes McNair; “Empire Falls,” by Richard Russo; “Wildfire Loose,” by Joyce Butler; and “Maine Speaks,” edited by The Maine Literature Project.

The discussion will be facilitated by a scholar provided by the Maine Humanities Council.

Books for the program are available for loan at the library. Call the library at 998-4390 to register and come in to pick up the first book of the series. The library is open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

For more information about “Let’s Talk About It,” put on by the Maine Humanities Council’s Harriet P. Henry Center for the Book in cooperation with the Maine State Library, visit www.mainehumanities.org or call 773-5051.


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