The Overstory by Richard Powers

Community Book Club: The Overstory

Whistler Public Library and Armchair Books have joined forces to start a Community Book Club! The club meets on the last Wednesday of every month.
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Event Details:

We're taking our Community Book Club online!

Please email Library Program Coordinator, Jeanette, at to sign up for this event.

We are now circulating physical copies of The Overstory, but due to our new materials management procedures, you may not receive a copy in time for the meeting. You can still purchase copies from Armchair Books (mention the Book Club to get 15% off) or you can borrow the downloadable audiobook or ebook from us by clicking here:

  • When:  Wednesday, August 26, 7 p.m.
  • Where:  On Zoom!
  • Who:  Everyone welcome
  • How much:  Free
  • Which book: The Overstory by Richard Powers
  • Where to get a copy: Borrow at WPL or buy at Armchair Books (mention the book club and receive 15% off)

Synopsis: A novel of activism and natural-world power presents interlocking fables about nine remarkable strangers who are summoned in different ways by trees for an ultimate, brutal stand to save the continent's few remaining acres of virgin forest.

Read Ahead: In September, we're reading Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, and in October, we'll discuss The Swan Suit by Katherine Fawcett!