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Bean There, Read That: Devil in the White City

Pick up a copy of The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson for the Tuesday April 28, 2015 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn) for folks in their 20s and 30s! Erik Larson–author of #1 bestseller IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS–intertwines […]

Bean There, Read That: The Snow Child

Pick up a copy of The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey for the Tuesday March 24, 2015 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn) for folks in their 20s and 30s! Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart–he breaking under the weight […]

Bean There, Read That: True Grit

Pick up a copy of True Grit by Charles Portis for the Tuesday February 24, 2015 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn) for folks in their 20s and 30s! Charles Portis has long been acclaimed as one of America’s foremost comic writers. True Grit is his most famous novel–first published in 1968, and the […]

Big Read Events

Big Entertainment – 30 EVENTS IN 28 DAYS EVENTS Tallgrass Express String Band The Big Read opens with the Tallgrass Express String Band, pride of the Flint Hills. ■ Marvin Auditorium Sun Feb 1 | 3-4 p.m. The Big Read Artwalk Enjoy art and have a chance to win a copy of True Grit. ■ […]

All Booked Up: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

In this edition of All Booked Up, librarians Erin and Autumn give you a quick synopsis of the book The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, which is also a movie. Both formats are available at the library. This coming of age story centers around a high schooler named Charlie, whose complex character […]