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Talk About Books with Us—Virtually!
Ash Grove Bibliophiles
Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. Visit with others about a book you're currently reading, one you've read or a title you've heard about in our virtual discussion group on Zoom. Sponsored by the Ash Grove Branch Library. Register to attend this program by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. A link and password to access the virtual event will be shared with registered participants.
- January 19 Registrations accepted January 5-18.
- February 16 Registrations accepted February 2-15.
Resolving to Read the Classics
Thursday, January 7, 6 p.m. Did you make a resolution to read more classics this year? Visit with other readers and talk about the books you've always meant to read. Get recommendations and discuss the classics that you love, whether you're a Jane-ite or a fan of Hemingway's prose. You'll also have the chance to win a classic novel to add to your collection! Sponsored by the Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library. Visit thelibrary.org/programs before the event for details to access it.
- January: Thriller
- February: Children's Books
Tuesdays, 6 p.m. 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 Tuesday of each month on Zoom. Register to attend this program by visiting thelibrary.org/ programs or calling 883-1974. A link to the virtual event will be shared with registered participants.
- Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant. Registration starts December 29.
- How I Built This: The Unexpected Paths to Success from the World's Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs by Guy Raz. Registration starts January 26.
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.
- American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road by Nick Bilton
- Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
- Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane
- Exercised: Why Something We Never Evolved to Do Is Healthy and Rewarding by Daniel Lieberman
- Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century by Alice Wong
- Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
- From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home by Tembi Locke
- Washington Black by Esi Edugyan