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XENIA — Urban planning and downtown initiatives are the topics of the Greene County/Xenia Community Library Downtown Xenia Now book club on the third Thursdays of the month.


“The Geography of Nowhere” by James Howard Kunstler is the topic of the August meeting, 5-6 p.m. Aug. 19 in the library’s second floor meeting room. will be led by Catherine Kidd Wilson, Executive Director of the Greene County Historical Society.


The Sept. 16 meeting will feature Paul Gregor, Xenia resident and head librarian of the Jamestown Community Library, who will lead the book titled “What Time is this Place” by Kevin Lynch.


Come prepared to take part in a thought-provocative discussion of some great books for downtown and city planning. A complete list of the books read thus far, suggested titles for the future, and a list of the upcoming selections can be found at http://www.xenianow.org/index.php/downtown-xenia-now-dxn/dxn-book-group.


The reading list is available as circulating material to any patron interested in downtown revitalization. Visit the library and go to the non-profit section of the library to find the special DXN display. For availability information, call 937-352-4000 or visit the Xenia Community Library online at www.greenelibrary.info.


If you would like to be part of this discussion, would like to suggest other books and/or if you might be interested in leading a future book club, contact Kevin Delecki, head librarian of the Xenia Community Library/Greene County Library at 937-352-4000 or Mary Crockett at mcrockett@xenia.now.org.


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