Last Updated on June 19, 2021

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Baltimore County Public Library Bookmobile Schedule Update

The BCPL bookmobile is scheduled for a trial run return to service pre-COVID on: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 Cross Creek Lobby - 9:30 - 10:30 AMCourtyard Crossing (Bldg 7) Lobby - 10:30 - 11:30 AM Mobile Engagement Group - 410-887-7586 or www.bcpl.info

Ruth Houck Library

Main Street in Maple Terrace
Monday – Friday
10 am – 4 pm

Baltimore County Library Bookmobile 

1st Friday of the month:
9:30 – 10:30 AM – Courtyard Crossing (Lobby 7) entrance
10:30 – 11:30 AM – Cross Creek Lobby entrance

3rd Friday of the month:
9:30 – 10:30 AM – Courtyard Crossing (Lobby 7) entrance
10:30 – 11:30 AM – Cross Creek Lobby entrance

For the Baltimore County Public Library bookmobile stops, check under Schedule and Locations [updated monthly] on the BCPL Mobile Engagement – Adult webpage.

Spiritual Book Club 

3rd Tuesday of each month
2 – 3 pm
Jeremiah Room
Sr. Eileen in Pastoral Care has list of books

Book Reviews by Residents

3rd Tuesday of each month from  7 – 8 PM in the Auditorium

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 7 PM in the Auditorium.
How Democracies Die
by Steven Levitsky & David Ziblatt [New York: Crown, 2018], reviewed by resident Howie Nixon.

This Is Happiness by Niall Williams

REVIEWS & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL

 The Crisis of American Democracy [American Educator]
Author Interview [NPR]
Collected Reviews [BookMarks]
Will Democracy Survive… [NY Times]
How Democracies Die, Explained [Vox]
…Challenges and Threats to Modern Democracies [LaVista]
Review [American Academy in Berlin]
Author Interview [Vermont Conversations]
Author Interview [Washington Journal -CSPAN] (video & transcript)
Author Interview [CornellCast] (video & transcript)

**The resident’s review from The Sunburst, is found below and also available under Newsletters on MyErickson.

Books Reviewed:

Book Review of “How Democracies Die”

Resident Howie Nixon’s review of How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky & David Ziblatt [New York: Crown, 2018] is scheduled for Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 7 PM in the Auditorium. Most of us have probably taken for granted the survival of American democracy. After...

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Resident Book Review for June, 2021

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 7 PM in the AuditoriumThe Vanishing Half: A Novel by Brit Bennett [New York: Riverhead, 2020], reviewed by Chilton Knudsen. REVIEWS & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL Author’s websiteThe Vanishing Half Counts The Terrible Costs Of Bigotry And...

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