JAY — The Jay-Niles Memorial Library is sponsoring two adult reading groups, one focusing on Maine and the other a book and film group.

In the Maine book group, the authors and/or the subject is Maine. The other group reads a book that has been adapted into a film, watches the film and  discusses the two.

Book and Film Discussion Group is scheduled at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Media will be:

• Oct. 18: “Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman, film rated PG-13;

• Nov. 22, “Hidden Figures,” Margot Lee Shetterly, film rated PG;

• Dec. 20, “Rosewater,” Maziar Bahari, film rated R;


• Jan. 24, 2017, “Lion,” Saroo Brierley, film rated PG-13;

• Feb. 21, “The Danish Girl,” David Ebershof, film rfted R;

• March 21, “A Street Cat Named Bob,” James Bowen, film unrated;

• April 18, “Man Called Ove,” Frederik Backman, film rated PG-13;

• May 23, “The Glass Castle,” Jeannette Walls, film rated PG-13; and

• June 20, “The Circle,” Dave Eggers, film rated PG-13.


Maine Book Group is schedule for 6 p.m. Wednesdays. The books are:

• Oct. 25, “The Trespasser” by Paul Doiron;

• Nov. 29, “The Stars Are Fire,” Anita Shreve;

• Dec. 27, “Bitter Crossing,” D.A. Keeley;

• Jan. 31, “Abide with Me,” Elizabeth Strout;

• Feb. 28, “The Wideness of the Sea,” Katie Curtis;

• March 28, “Salt House,” Lisa Dufy; and

• April 25, “Stranger in the Woods.”

FMI: 207-645-4062.

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