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Book Events

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Join us for poetry discussions with literary critic Isabel Soffer. No advance reading is required.

  • Book Lovers: The Husband's Secret
    Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    Tracy Gossage leads an evening discussion of "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    A woman is confronted by a terrible dilemma when she opens a letter that her husband never meant for her to read while he was still alive.

  • Book Discussion: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" by Haruki Murakami.

    A man tries to discover why he was ostracized from his close-knit group of friends after high school.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Civic Room

    Kathleen Anne Fleming presents a workshop on creating atmosphere. She has led workshops throughout the Midwest and is the author of three mystery novels.

  • Books on Tap: The Sound of Things Falling
    Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Landmark Inn

    Books on Tap is the library's book club in a pub. Meet in the private room of the Landmark Inn to relax, talk books, and enjoy a tasty beverage and snacks.

    Mike Hominick leads a discussion of "The Sound of Things Falling" by Juan Gabriel Vasquez.

    A newspaper article stirs Antonio Yammara's memory back to his experiences during Colombia's drug wars. Recalling how his friend was murdered, Antonio begins to investigate and comes to understand how much of his life has been shaped by the country's violent past.