The Next 250: Reading our way toward a Sustainable Future.
Join the Discussion at the Wellfleet Public Library.
With thanks to SPAT, the Wellfleet Cultural Council, and
Friends of the Wellfleet Libraries for their support for book
purchases, and to the CDP for their collaboration on topics.
Free and Open to All.
Our upcoming events:
WORK: April 25
Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m.
Shop Class as Soulcraft: Matthew B. Crawford
Nautical Twilight: Judy Dutra
Film Screening: Bag It
Bag it: is your life too plastic?
Sunday, April 28 at 3 pm
A special event in collaboration with the Cape Cod Modern House Trust.
Details to be announced.
Readings are available to
borrow at the Wellfleet
Read a lot or a little:
choose whole books, or just selections.
Join in for one topic or for all.
Snacks will be served.
Our first three events led to loads of interesting discussion.
Meeting notes from these discussions will be available at this location shortly.
For now, here is a list of topics, followed by when we met and what we read.
FOOD: January 31
The American Way of Eating: Tracie McMillan
Shucked: Life on a New England Oyster Farm: Erin Byers Murray
“The Pleasures of Eating”: Wendell Berry
Discussion Moderator: Elspeth Hay of the Local Food Report on WCAI
MONEY: February 28
Deep Economy: Bill McKibben
“Prophet of Modest Profit: Woody Tasch on How Not to Get Rich Quick”: Thea Sullivan
Discussion Moderator: Dave Roberts of Truro Vineyards
POWER: March 28
“Conserving Communities”: Wendell Berry
Owning Our Future: Marjorie Kelly
Discussion Moderator: State Senator Dan Wolf