Thursday, May 28, 2020
New virtual “classics” book club – don’t worry – it isn’t high school English class!
Join us in this session to discuss and celebrate the 100th
anniversary of The Age of Innocence
by Edith Wharton. Many people may already have these books on their shelves at home but there are loads of ways to download classic eBooks and eAudiobooks for free online. The Age of Innocence
is available widely for free online, one source is Standard eBooks
Edith Wharton’s home, The Mount
in Lenox, Massachusetts, has a page devoted to the novel’s centennial
and will be launching a special online exhibit on the book later in May.
Other resources for classic books include (though there are many more!) Project Gutenberg, a volunteer effort to provide free digital copies of public domain books, and LibriVox, which does the same except it produces audiobooks instead of digital text.
How do you attend online you may ask? We will be using a free app called GoToMeeting. You can either dial in by phone, or access the program via your computer or tablet using the GoToMeeting app.
Access to the program, via telephone or the app, requires an access code. Please email this event’s program presenter at firstname.lastname@example.org
and include in your email your full name and town of residence to receive the access code.
If you have difficulty downloading the app, you can email our reference desk for help at email@example.com