Making Democracy Work

Interest Groups

Interest groups allow small groups of League members to pursue special interests.

Book Club Selections for 2014-15

Theme - Year of Favorites

Sept. 3-----The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

Oct. 1------The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Nov. 5------Wild Life by Molly Gloss

Dec. 3------Circle of Friends, Scarlet Feather or other works by Maeve Binchy

Jan. 7------The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap by Wendy Welch

Feb. 4------Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

Mar. 4------The Leadership Secrets of Colin Powell by Oren Harari

April 1------ How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny

May 6-------The Good Lord Bird by James McBride

June 3------Madam Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution by Michelle Moran

July 8-------Wild by Cheryl Stayed

Aug. 5------The Care and Management of Lies by Jacqueline Winspear

Great Decisions

Great Decisions discussion meetings are based on the annual briefing book from the Foreign Policy Association, a non-profit organization designed to inform citizens about the complexities of current foreign policy issues. The public is invited to attend.

The meetings are held at the Salem Public Library on Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. See the month's calendar for the topic, date and meeting room.

Hot Topics Lunch

Hot Topics are lunchtime meetings (11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.) held a various locations in the Salem area with a guest speaker on some aspect of government or related topic each month. These small-group meetings allow participants to ask questions in an informal atmosphere. Attendees are invited to eat lunch during the meetings, and the public is invited to attend. See the month's calendar for speaker and location.