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The Atlantic magazine discussion group meets virtually on the third Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. For information on the group, and instructions on how to join through Zoom, email

All you need is a penchant for current affairs and thirst for lively discussion. Discussions last about 60-90 minutes.

For more than 150 years, The Atlantic has given voice to some of the most provocative ideas of the time, from Henry David Thoreau’s blunt naturalism to Martin Luther King’s calls for justice. Today, The Atlantic‘s readership numbers 1.5 million.

Free copies of The Atlantic are available for discussion group members at the Circulation Desk at the Noah Webster Library. To arrange pickup at the Bishops Corner or Faxon Library call 860.561.6990 during business hours. Print copies of the magazine are made possible through the West Hartford Library Foundation, Thomas F. Kilfoil Bequest.  

You may also read articles from each issue of The Atlantic digitally by clicking the button below.

The WHPL liaison to The Atlantic group is librarian Andrew Piro –