Book Discussions/Events

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

Roara's Story @ North

Meet Marley, the creator and author of "Hello Roara!"

Marley and her father, Josh, collaborated to create a delightful tale about a dinosaur, and are coming to North Branch to teach you how you, too, can be an author!

Come out, hear Roara's story, make your own picturebook, check out some real fossils, and get a toy!

This event made possible by a generous gift by the Mary Jo and Nello Pace Trust, and in collaboration between North Branch and the Bone Room.

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"A Rose for Emily" @THP South CMR

Why should kids have all the fun?  Adults deserve storytimes, too. Join us for William Faulkner's "A  Rose for Emily", the darkly humorous tale of a Southern spinster whose secrets emerge posthumously, through the voices of her hometown neighbors.  With multiple readers, two kinds of puppets, sets and sound effects, it's Faulkner as you've never experienced him before.   After the reading, stay for a discussion of the story, genre and author. Intended for teens and older.


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Black History Month Dialogue: "Between the World and Me" @THPSouth

As a part of special Black History Month "Everybody Reads" program, we will have a rich dialogue based on thoughts and ideas inspired by the reading of Ta-Nehisi Coates' bestselling book Between the World and Me. The afternoon will begin with a listening to portions of the groundbreaking dialogue between author James Baldwin and anthropologist Margaret Mead, called A Rap on Race.
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