Open Board-Game Play

Open Board-Game Play

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Open game play on the first and third Wednesday of every month. Bring your own board games, or just bring yourself.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Open Board-Game Play

Open Board-Game Play

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Open game play on the first and third Wednesday of every month. Bring your own board games, or just bring yourself.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
More Than a Month: Book Discussion "What Looks Like Crazy On An Ordinary Day"

More Than a Month: Book Discussion "What Looks Like Crazy On An Ordinary Day"

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Ava's coming of age story follows her from growing up in Idlewild, Michigan to Atlanta, GA. After more than a decade of elegant pleasures and luxe living she comes home, after testing positive for HIV, to face one dark truth, her family and the changes in her childhood Idelwild, MI.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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Words on Wednesday: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Words on Wednesday: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, this intriguing narrative is the tale of how award winning author Barbara Kingsolver and her family abandoned the industrial-food pipeline to live a rural life - vowing that, for one year, they'd only buy food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or live to learn without it. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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Words on Wednesday: Circling The Sun

Words on Wednesday: Circling The Sun

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:03pm

Circling the Sun by Paula McClain tells the compelling and exotic story of Beryl Markham, a British-born Kenyan aviator and horse trainer who forged her way through life and broke barriers. Abandoned by her mother and raised by her father on his Kenyan farm, Beryl's extraordinary life is marked by hardship, beauty, love, heartache, and hope. 

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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