Reading has several benefits according to many findings, including enhanced smarts, increased vocabulary, and less stress. Add more reading to your list of New Years resolutions.
Start by joining a book club. Lighthouse Book Club is a monthly meeting assigning one book and having a discussion among local participating readers. The book club is at the beautiful and unique Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum.
This year's theme is all things Florida! Discover the state's rich heritage in forms of fiction and non-fiction. Book Club is held on the first Wednesday of every month starting tonight at 6 p.m. (donation are appreciated). RSVP to 561-747-8380 X 101.
This year's reading list:
Jan 3: “Hemingway’s Key West” by Stuart B. McIver
Feb 7: “A Naturalists in Florida” by Archie Carr
Mar 7: “Angel City” by Patrick Smith
Apr 4: “Continental Drift” by Russell Banks
May 2: “Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing Waters” by Cynthia Barnett
Jun 6: “Seasons of Real Florida” by
Jul 11: “Music Everywhere” by Maya Ajmera, Elise Hofer Derstine
Aug 1: “The Trouble With Panthers” by William Hall
Sep 5: “Forever Island” by Patrick Smith
Oct 3: “Florida Frenzy” by Harry Crews
Nov 7: “Allapattah” by Patrick D. Smith
Dec 12: “True Tales of the Everglades” by Stuart McIver