ALBION — The Albion Library was recently selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer a free reading and discussion group. The program will be provided by the Maine Humanities Council’s Harriet P. Henry Center for the Book in cooperation with Maine State Library.

The series, “Defining Wilderness: Defining Maine,” will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Library. There will be four sessions, the last Tuesday of the month through April 30.

Books to be read and discussed are: “The Maine Woods” by Henry David Thoreau, “The Wilderness from Chamberlain Farm: A Story of Hope for the American Wild” by Dean Bennett, “Fly Rod Crosby: The Woman Who Marketed Maine” by A. Hunter and Earle G. Shuttleworth, Jr. and “Campfires Rekindled” by George S. Kephart.

Discussions will be led by Husson University Professor of English Greg Winston.

Space is limited. To register, call Roberta Morin at 437-2019. Callers should leave their name and number and someone will get back to you. Books can be picked up at the library.

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