Skip to Main Content
site header image

Arboretum Library: Book Club Reads from 2012

The Arboretum Library contains a comprehensive collection of resources on gardening, botany, California native plant life, environmental issues, and some agriculture as these subjects relate to the plants native to and planted in Southern California.

About the Reading the Western Landscape Book Club


The Book Group explores the portrayal of western North American landscape in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. The group generally meets the 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Arboretum Library. There are some exceptions.  Check the date to be sure.  The group uses the Shared Inquiry™ method developed by the Great Books Foundation. The chosen book of the month must be read in order to participate. New members welcome.  When the weather is good, the group meets outside in appropriate places in the gloriously beautiful grounds of the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden

Book Club Picks 2012