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All Books Considered discusses Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport

Meeting Room
Thursday, Aug 15, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

All Books Considered welcomes all adults to join us for casual, yet stimulating discussion of all kinds of books. We'll set aside some copies of each month's books at the library during the previous month, so be sure to come check them out! Bring your book, your opinions, and an open mind. We look forward to seeing you on third Thursdays at 7 p.m.--mark your calendars!

August's book, Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World, will be ready for pickup at the library starting July 18th.

"Digital minimalists are the calm, happy people who can hold long conversations without furtive glances at their phone. Common sense tips, like turning off notifications, or occasional rituals like observing a digital sabbath, don't go far enough in helping us take back control of our technological lives. What we need is a thoughtful method to decide what tools to use, for what purpose,s, and under what conditions. Here Newport identifies the common practices of digital minimalists and the ideas that underpin them. By rediscovering the pleasures of the offline world, you will feel less overwhelmed and more in control."