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Public Service Book Club
The Cowlitz County Healthy Workforce Committee announces a new campaign - the Public Service Book Club!  Every few months, the Club meets to discuss books on public service. 

Meetings are open to all County staff.  Healthy snacks are provided, and brown bag lunches are welcome.

To sign-up to receive Book Club updates and notifications, fill out this form

The Healthy Workforce Committee will supply a hard copy of the current book to participants who would like this format. Additionally, a small lending library of previous book club selections is maintained for staff to borrow at any time. If you need a copy of the current or a previous book, or have additional questions please contact Greta Holmstrom in Building & Planning at extension 6676, or by email at  


Cataclysms on the Columbia - The Great Missoula Floods
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The eighth Public Service Book Club selection is Cataclysms on the Columbia - The Great Missoula Floods by John Elliot, Marjorie Burns and Scott Burns.

The Club will meet on April 11, 2017 from noon to 1pm to discuss the book in the General Meeting Room of the County Administration Building.

Red Light to Starboard - Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster
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The seventh Public Service Book Club selection is Red Light to Starboard - Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster by Angela Day.

 The Club met on December 13th to discuss the book.

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
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The Club met September 20th to discuss The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business.

The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic - and How it Changed Science, Cities and the Modern World
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The Club met on June 14th to discuss The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic - and How it Changed Science, Cities and the Modern World

Lincoln and the Power of the Press
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The club met March 15th to discuss Lincoln and the Power of the Press by Harold Holzer.

The Unthinkable
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The Club met on December 8th to discuss The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes and Why by Amanda Ripley. 

Drive
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On October 13th, we met to discuss Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink.

Citizenville
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On June 9th, we met to discuss Citizenville, by Gavin Newsom with Lisa Dickey.



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