First 2021 CLSC Selection Announced!

Readiteal CLSC medallionng together since 1878, the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle has remained a leader in adult education through quality programming.

Each summer, the CLSC chooses at least nine books of literary quality and invites the authors to Chautauqua present their work to an audience of approximately 1,000 readers.

The CLSC is organized under a vertical theme each year, which is meant to help readers connect the books with a uniting element.  The theme for 2021 is "The People."

Watch a recording of the announcement and Bryant Day ceremony on the CHQ Virtual Porch.  Stay tuned for more announcements for 2021!

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Rust: A Memoir of Steel and Grit Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250239402
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - March 3rd, 2020

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