NEA Big Read: "Into the Beautiful North"

NEA Big Read: "Into the Beautiful North"

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Explore the world of Nayeli and learn about contemporary immigration issues with Linda Bonner.  An adventure-filled novel with unforgettable characters and radiant prose, "Into the Beautiful North" by Luis Alberto Urrea tells the story of nineteen-year-old Nayeli who finds herself on a quest to bring back her father and other men to repopulate her small Mexican Village.  She sees the American movie "Magnificent Seven" and decides to head north and bring back some men.

Location: 
Dole Branch
What's Cooking: "Maangchi's real Korean Cooking"

What's Cooking: "Maangchi's real Korean Cooking"

Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Each month we'll learn about a new cookbook and bring in a dish to share. It will be a potluck of tasty treats! 
This month's selection is Maangchi's real Korean Cooking: Authentic Dishes For The Homecook by Maangchi. 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.

Location: 
Maze Branch
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NEA Big Read Book Discussion: "Into The Beautiful North"

NEA Big Read Book Discussion: "Into The Beautiful North"

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Explore the world of Nayeli and learn about contemporary immigration issues with librarian Linda Ivy Miller.  An adventure-filled novel with unforgettable characters and radiant prose, "Into the Beautiful North" tells the story of nineteen-year-old Nayeli who finds herself on a quest to bring back her father and other men to repopulate her small Mexican Village.   She sees the American movie "Magnificent Seven" and decides to head north and bring back some men. Please join us to discuss this remarkable story by Luis Alberto Urrea. 

Location: 
Maze Branch
NEA Big Read Book Discussion: "Into the Beautiful North"

NEA Big Read Book Discussion: "Into the Beautiful North"

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Explore the world of Nayeli and learn about contemporary immigration issues with Bridget Optholt.  An adventure-filled novel with unforgettable characters and radiant prose, "Into the Beautiful North" by Luis Alberto Urrea tells the story of nineteen-year-old Nayeli who finds herself on a quest to bring back her father and other men to repopulate her small Mexican Village.  She sees the American movie "Magnificent Seven" and decides to head north and bring back some men.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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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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