All library locations will close at 5 PM on Wednesday, November 25, and be closed
Thursday, November 26, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

Critical Issues Book Group


Read and discuss nonfiction works on U.S. and global issues, and some history. Topics will include some familiar to participants of the Great Decisions programs, but will not focus on political agenda nonfiction.

The group meets the fourth Wednesday of the month July through December at 7 p.m. in the James H. LaRue – Highlands Ranch Library Reading Lounge, except for November.


Our selections for the year are:


Date (2015) Title Author
July 22 Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy: a Memoir Christopher Hill
August 26 Ghettoside: a True Story of Murder in America Jill Leovy
September 23 America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Back-Room Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System Steven Brill
October 28 The New Jim Crow Michelle Alexander
November 18 Just Mercy: a Story of Justice and Redemption Bryan Stevenson
December 23 A year-end celebration, planning for 2016; or skip the meeting