McArthur Public Library

270 Main St - Biddeford, Maine - 207 284 4181

STAFF PICKS:  Check this link to see some recommendations by library staff.

The McArthur Library BOOK GROUP has been meeting since 2007, and has chosen a wide variety of books to read and discuss.  Follow the link to see the group's selections.  For more information about this book discussion group, call the library at 284-4181.

Let's Talk about It Series Booklist: From the book discussion series co-sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council and McArthur Library, Fall 2009

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Opening Windows: Women's Stories from Different Cultures

An exploration of storytelling traditions in novels by women from Japan, India, Africa, and the Caribbean.

Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga

Kehinde by Buchi Emecheta

The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat


The Passage of Time, The Meaning of Change: Perspectives by Five Writers From Maine

Do change and the passage of time always lead to a rosy future?

The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett

Collected Lyrics by Edna St. Vincent Millay

One Man's Meat by E. B. White

As We Are Now by May Sarton

The Beans of Egypt, Maine by Carolyn Chute