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Social Justice Book Club

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Program Type: Book Club
Age: Adult


The Social Justice Book Club meets to explore books about race, gender, immigration, poverty, and criminal justice issues. It is intended to give readers the opportunity to explore current social issues more deeply at either an afternoon or evening discussion. This book club meets the second Tuesday of every month in the afternoon, and the third Tuesday of every month in the evening to discuss the selected title. The discussions will be facilitated by Ellie Gross and KPL Librarian Kristin Kornkven. 

For more information, contact Kristin Kornkven at 564-6107 or

May: Waking Up White: and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving

June: Beyond Magenta : Transgender Teens Speak Out  by Susan Kuklin

July: Uprooting Racism - 4th edition: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice  by Paul Kivel

August: Moxie : a Novel by Jennifer Mathieu

September: Witnessing whiteness : the Need to Talk about Race and How to Do It by Shelly Tuchluc

October:  Sweat by Lynn Nottage

November: My Way Home: Growing Up Homeless in America by Michael Gaulden

December: The Great Lakes water wars by Peter Annin