Too Busy for a Book? HWLC Launches Article Discussion Group

Too busy to read a whole book? Want the exchange of a book discussion with less time commitment? There’s a new twice-monthly article discussion group at Harold Washington Library Center.

Discussions take place in Meeting Room 3N-6 on the 3rd floor. You can pick up copies of the readings at the Newspapers and Periodicals Desk on the 3rd floor, or use the links below to read the articles with CPL's Online Resources or on the web.


2 p.m. Thursday, April 11: "Those Aren’t Fighting Words, Dear" by Laura A. Munson, The New York Times, July 31, 2009

10 a.m. Saturday, April 20: "As Racial Hoaxes Go, Jussie Smollett’s Case Is a Strange One" by Katheryn Russell-Brown, The Atlantic, February 25, 2019


2 p.m. Thursday, May 16: "A Belief in Meritocracy Is Not Only False, It’s Morally Wrong" by Clifton Mark, Aeon, March 8, 2019

10 a.m. Saturday, May 18: "Facing Your Mid-Career Crisis" by Kieran Setiya, Harvard Business Review, March-April 2019

The article discussion group is presented by the Newspapers and Periodicals Department at Harold Washington Library Center.