Words on Wednesday: Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton

Words on Wednesday: Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Learn about Hamilton's arduous journey and her success as a chef which
led her to win the "Best Chef NYC" award by the James Beard Foundation. Follow her life path from her childhood rural
kitchen; her excursions in France, Turkey, and Greece; all the way to her own

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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Words on Wednesday: 'Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi

Words on Wednesday: 'Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Gyasi's book is one of enormous sweep and emotional power that traces two, 18th century, Ghana-born half-sisters, Effia and Esi's and their descendants through centuries of warfare in Ghana, the slave trade and British colonization and into America. Explore the remarkable world of Effia and Esi.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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What's Cooking "Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast"

What's Cooking "Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast"

Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Each month we'll discuss a new cookbook and bring in a dish to share. It will be a potluck of tasty treats! 
This month's selection is Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast by Cooking Light Magazine. Copies of the book are available at Maze Branch one month before the event.  Please bring a recipe of your choice to the discussion, and join us for conversation and cuisine.
Learn more about all of our monthly book discussions

Location: 
Maze Branch
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One Book, One Oak Park - Bring Your Own Baby (BYOB) Book Discussion: "Between the World and Me"

One Book, One Oak Park - Bring Your Own Baby (BYOB) Book Discussion: "Between the World and Me"

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:30am

For caregivers with young children. Toys and books will be provided for babies and toddlers while grown-ups participate in a library-led book discussion about Between the World and Me, a National Book Award-winning title, in which Ta-Nehisi Coates takes on American history and ideals to explore the most intimate concerns of a father for his son. He offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation's history and current crises.

Location: 
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room

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