Arts & Entertainment

Mid-Columbia book groups plan gatherings

Tri-City Herald

Mid-Columbia Libraries

▪ Pasco branch (1 p.m. third Wednesday of the month)

1320 W. Hopkins, conference room. Call Susan Koenig, 545-6936.

Dec. 16: Voting for 2016 titles

▪ Kennewick branch (7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month)

1620 S. Union St. Call Jan Wheaton, 582-4899.

Jan. 12: Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik

Richland Public Library

955 Northgate Drive.

▪ 1 p.m. third Thursday of the month

Call Evelyn Painter, 946-1076.

Dec. 17: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

▪ 6 p.m. third Monday of month

Call Jeanette Mercier, 942-7456.

Dec. 21: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahri

Barnes & Noble Booksellers

Columbia Center mall store, cafe. Call Jerrica Fowler, 736-1414.

▪ Hour to Kill (7 p.m. last Tuesday of the month)

No December meeting. Jan. 26 selection is Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King

▪ Coffee Break (7 p.m. last Thursday of the month)

No December meeting. Jan. 28 selection is A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

Central Church

1124 Stevens Drive, Room 300, Richland. Call Helen Coleman, 375-5757.

1 p.m. first Thursday of the month

Jan. 7: The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner

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