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.

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"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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