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Talk About Books with Us—Virtually!
- March: Western
- April: Book-to-Screen
- May: Debut Novels
Thursdays, noon. E3 stands for Empowering and Educating Entrepreneurs. Join Southwest Missouri SCORE and the Library for a book club to motivate and inspire your work life, whatever it looks like. Discussion happens all month at facebook.com/groups/scoree3bookclub, with a live virtual discussion the last Thursday of each month on Zoom. Register to attend this program by visiting the registration links below or by calling 883-1974. A link to the virtual event will be shared with registered participants.
- Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport. Registration starts March 11.
- The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters by Priya Parker. Registration starts April 15.
- Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. Registration starts May 13.
Try at least one recipe from a cookbook, then meet with other culinary aficionados to discuss how everyone's recipes turned out and review the books. We'll also talk food news, cooking techniques and publishing trends.
Cookbook Show and Tell Saturday, May 1, 10 a.m. Grab your favorite cookbook and join library staffer Julia Rhodes for a show-and-tell-style session. You can discover some delicious new cookbooks to check out or add to your own collection. Registration starts April 17.
The Living Dead by George A. Romero and Daniel Kraus
Author Talk with Daniel Kraus March 25; registration starts March 1.
She Said Destroy: Stories by Nadia Bulkin
Author Talk with Nadia Bulkin April 22; registration starts April 1.
The Boatman's Daughter by Andy Davidson
Author Talk with Andy Davidson May 27; registration starts May 1.
- The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession by Susan Orlean
- The Killer's Shadow: The FBI's Hunt for a White Supremacist Serial Killer by John Douglas
- American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land by Monica Hesse
- Hunger: a Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay
- The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go From Here by Hope Jahren
- So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
- The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston
- The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
- You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington by Alexis Coe
Get a jump start on your summer reading list by joining one of our Book Binge sessions. Bring a favorite title or two to share and a library staffer will lead a show-and-tell-style session for attendees to discover new reads in their favorite genres. Registration starts April 27.