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April 8; 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
June 10; 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
August 12; 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Botanical Book Club 2011

Second Friday of Every Other Month at 11 a.m. - December


Catch up with the Botanical Book Club in 2012.

In the cozy comfort of the Lora Robins Library, come join the Botanical Book Club for its sixth 2011 meeting, on Friday, December 9th from 11 – noon in the Reading Room. We’ll discuss The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water by Charles Fishman. Garden membership is encouraged but not required to participate. The Botanical Book Club will continue to meet on the second Friday of every other month. Please acquire a copy of the book to read before the meeting; Garden members may borrow the Library’s copy (three-week loan period). Future book selections will be voted upon by Botanical Book Club participants. For more information, email


First book club meeting date of 2011: February 11, The Future of Life by Edward Wilson

Second book club meeting date of 2011: April 8, Flora Mirabilis: How Plants Have Shaped World Knowledge, Health, Wealth, and Beauty by Catherine H. Howell

Third book club meeting date of 2011: June 10, The Founding Gardeners by Andrea Wulf

Fourth book club meeting date of 2011: August 12, Spice: The History of Temptation by Jack Turner

Fifth book club meeting date of 2011: October 14, Flower Confidential: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful by Amy Stewart