Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg will launch her novel Miriam's Well: A Modern Day Exodus with a Havdalah Service, a 10-minute Jewish service (singing and awakening our senses) followed by a reading from the novel. Book signing, Jewish desserts and savories, and time to visit and make new friends will follow.
Related Event Writing the Tree of Life: Midrash and Personal Mythology To Re-Vision Our Lives
Writing the Tree of Life: Midrash and Personal Mythology To Re-Vision Our LivesDate: Saturday, June 23, 2018 Time: 2-4 p.m. Room: Learning Center Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg facilitates a look at new angles on narratives in our lives with writing prompts and discussion that lead you into poetry or prose. She will discuss Midrash, the Hebrew tradition of re-visioning our guiding myths to foster meaning, freedom and authenticity. Register at tscpl.org/register
Talk lit with this book group for readers in their 20s and 30s. This month we'll discuss Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Quiet Type Book Club invites you to an hour of companionable reading silence. Bring a book (or any reading material) and relax in the company of fellow book lovers while enjoying local food and drink. Members can share what they're reading and their latest recommendations with the group, though this is not required.
Discuss books in a unique atmosphere. Explore interesting literature, authors, fun people, good food and book-themed drink specials. Email email@example.com for upcoming titles. [21+]
Wonder by R.J. Palacio introduces August Pullman, who was born with a facial difference, as he begins 5th grade. The story includes perspectives from Auggie, his classmates, his family and others, which converge in a portrait of one community’s struggle with empathy, compassion and acceptance.
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. Check Hoopla for I Kill Giants. A fantasy world turns a bit too real. Enjoy this award-winning work by Joe Kelly and artist J. M. Ken. Niimura. all ages
Chat about what you're reading in this neighborhood book club. In July read The Rosie Project. Use your own book or pick one up at the Crestview Community Center.
Discuss The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom. Following Frankie's journey through the world of music we see how his talent joins him to and separates him from the people of his life.
Discuss The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz. Isabel "Izzy" Spellman is a private detective whose story has a twist—the agency she works for is owned by her parents and is located in their home.
TALK discussions immerse you in story and introduce new perspectives. This month we discuss Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See. Sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for info.