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Insatiable Readers: Adventurous Travel June 2017

The Library’s Insatiable Readers Group discussed Adventurous Travel on Saturday, June 16, 2018.  The titles presented are listed below.

Tip of the Iceberg by Mark Adams

The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love by Per J. Andersson

Disappointment River by Brian Castner

From Here to Eternity by Caitlin Doughty

The Last Wild Men of Borneo by Carl Hoffman

North by Scott Jurek

Wide-Open World by John Marshall

An Odyssey by Daniel Mendelsohn

Lonely Planet’s Atlas of Adventure

Secret Marvels of the World by Lonely Planet

The Stowaway by Laurie Shapiro

The Bucket List edited by Kath Stathers

The Time Traveler’s Handbook by James Wylie

Feed your need for great nonfiction titles and bookish conversations!  Join us in the Fitzgerald Meeting Room on the Theatre level of the Library on Saturday, July 21 at 10:30 a.m. for “Amazing Animals.”  There will be free coffee and lots of reading fun!


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Take a Kid Lit Coffee Break This Summer

Adults who love children's literature get a chance to relax and talk about books . . . with me!  I'm hosting two Kid Lit Coffee Breaks again this summer.  One is Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 3 p.m.  The other is Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 3 p.m.  We'll meet in the Youth Program Room to drink coffee and eat delicious desserts, all from the library's very own East 59.  And we'll talk about all the amazing kid lit books we've been reading.  There will be door prizes each time.  This event is open to parents, teachers, librarians, and the young at heart.  No registration is required.  

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Spring Sips at Kid Lit Coffee Break

It's time for the spring edition of Kid Lit Coffee Break!  Adults who love children's literature can join me this Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 3 p.m. for a laid-back discussion of current kid lit trends, fueled by booktalks of recent releases . . . and coffee and desserts from East 59.  There will also be door prizes.  This group includes parents, teachers, librarians, and other book-minded adults, and we'd love for it to include you!  No need to RSVP.  Simply follow the stars through the Kid Zone.



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