Book Discussions/Events

Book discussion, author talks, Friend's book sales, Foundation events that are free and open to public.

Author Robin Sloan @North

Author Robin Sloan comes to the North Branch Book Club to answer our questions about his first novel Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, already a modern classic. The book is a comic fantasy about literary obsession and the 21st Century tension between paper and pixels.  It is a book to savor and this is a conversation that you won’t want to miss!  Copies available to borrow at North Branch.

"The Warmth of Other Suns" Book Discussion and Documentary

Learn more about the pivotal role that "The Great Migration" of African-Americans out of the South excaping the brutality of Jim Crow segregation and into Northern and Western cities seeking better lives. There will a showing of the wonderful documentary "Going to Chicago" which follows a group of African-Americans as they return to visit the land they once fled. Following the documentary is a discussion of the migration as explored in the award-winning book "The Warmth of Other Suns".

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