Annual Rainy Day Reading Reviews on tap

Rain or shine, a warm winter tradition begins its 18th year in January as lovers of reading gather at the Aberdeen Timberland Library, Friday mornings at 10:30 for coffee, cookies and books. All adults are welcome to join in. Rainy Day Reading Reviews, an eight-week lineup of fiction and nonfiction book reviews presented by members of the local community, will be held each Friday from Jan. 10 through Feb. 28 in the library’s Rosalie Spellman meeting room.

Rainy Day Reading Reviews, Volume 18:

• Jan. 10: Sue Perry reviews “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed.

• Jan. 17: Robin Moore reviews “Backing into Forward: A Memoir” by Jules Feiffer.

• Jan. 24: Bill Carter reviews “The Republic” by Plato.

• Jan. 31: Jean Murdoch reviews “The Wild Trees” by Richard Preston.

• Feb. 7: Bill Garrison reviews “Leonard Woolf: A Biography” by Victoria Glendinning.

• Feb. 14: Barb Johnson reviews “The Bones and the Book” by Jane Isenberg.

• Feb. 21: Harold Warren reviews “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared” by Jonas Jonasson.

• Feb. 28: Judy Isaacson reviews “Special Topics in Calamity Physics” by Marisha Pessl.

The series is sponsored each year by the Friends of the Aberdeen Timberland Library. The library is located at 121 E. Market Street. For more information, contact the library at (360) 533-2360 or visit


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