Events

Bean There, Read That

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Classic Bean, Fairlawn Plaza Books

Talk lit with this book group for readers in their 20s and 30s. This month we'll discuss After You, by Jojo Moyes. Contact beanthere@tscpl.org for more information.

What Does the Fox Read?

Thursday, August 3, 2017 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Celtic Fox, 118 SW 8th Ave Books

What Does the Fox Read? is a public book club providing a unique atmosphere for a lively discussion. Explore interesting literature, authors, fun people, good food and book-themed drink specials. Email foxread@tscpl.org for upcoming titles. [21+]

PostPublic Article Club

Monday, August 7, 2017 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Blackbird Espresso Bar & Bistro, 4025 SW 10th Ave Books

Bite-sized discourse in the Capital City. This is a public group to discuss interesting articles. Each month a curator selects an article for next month’s discussion. Additional articles can be discussed in an unregulated bonanza at the end of the event. Email postpublic@tscpl.org for more info.

African American Writers Book Discussion Group: Invisible Life

Monday, August 7, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Hughes Room 205 Books

Come discuss Invisible Life that follows an African American man's journey of sexual discovery, in which he realizes he is a homosexual. In 2010 the Los Angeles Times listed the novel as one of the top 20 "classic works of gay literature." Find more info at aawbdg.org or email v.omni2@cox.net.

Graphic Novel Panel [All Ages]

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Gatekeeper Hobbies, 4123 SW Gage Center Dr #100 Books

Stories can be better when told with the written word and an artist's brush. Read in advance and be part of the Panel at Gatekeeper Hobbies. For August check Hoopla for Superman: Red Son. Instead of being raised on a Kansas farm Superman landed in the USSR as a "Champion of the common worker." all ages

Classics Made Modern

Monday, August 14, 2017 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Books

We'll discuss Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan, a literary adventure for the 21st century. The Great Recession shuffled Clay Jannon away from life as a San Francisco web-designer and into the aisles of the bookstore, where he discovers the store’s secrets extend far beyond its walls.

TALK Book Discussion: The Wind in the Willows

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Menninger Room 206 Books

TALK discussions immerse readers in a story and introduce new perspectives through literature. This month we'll discuss The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, the story of Mole, Rat, Badger, Toad and their friends. Sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council. mericsson@tscpl.org for info.

Bean There, Read That

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Classic Bean, Fairlawn Plaza Books

Talk lit with this book group for readers in their 20s and 30s. This month we'll discuss The Learning Tree by Gordon Parks. Contact beanthere@tscpl.org for more information.

So Many Books

Sunday, August 27, 2017 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Perkins Room 201 Books

Discuss Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan, a fictional depiction of the unconventional love affair of Robert Louis Stevenson and American divorcée Fanny Van de Grift.

PostPublic Article Club

Monday, September 4, 2017 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Blackbird Espresso Bar & Bistro, 4025 SW 10th Ave Books

Bite-sized discourse in the Capital City. This is a public group to discuss interesting articles. Each month a curator selects an article for next month’s discussion. Additional articles can be discussed in an unregulated bonanza at the end of the event. Email postpublic@tscpl.org for more info.