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Book Club

The next meeting of the State Library's book club will be held:

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018
Time: 12 Noon to 1pm
Location: Forum Building - Room 201 - Alcove 10 of the State Library’s Main Reading Room.

The Book: Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

This is a rollicking, exciting fantasy novel with a strong, intelligent female protagonist, Yelena. Her world is authoritarian and rigid with strict laws. Yelena is offered a choice between death and becoming the leader’s poison taster. “Sieges weather, fight together, friends forever” is a quote from the book that encapsulates Yelena’s adventures as she learns to adapt to and change her world. On one level, this is a wonderful fantasy novel, but the deeper themes stay with readers for years.

This book is the current One Book One Community book for central Pennsylvania. For other events about this book visit

Books read for this club are available in a variety of formats at your local library. Commonwealth employees can also use EZBorrow through the State Library's website to have it delivered right to the State Library. For more information about how to use EZBorrow call our reference desk at 717-783-5950. 

No need for a reservation. 

Contact Kathy Hale ( or 717-787-2327 for more information.