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Let's Talk About It !Posted: August 27th 2013 - 6:39 PM
" Connecting Generations"
A reading and discussion program featuring books and guest scholars that focus on connecting generations.
Wednesdays at 7:00 in the Program Room
Sept 18 ~Oct 2 ~ Oct 16 ~ Oct 30 ~ Nov 13
Brought to you by:
Idaho Commission for Libraries, Idaho Humanities Council, and US Bank
I Am The CheesePosted: August 27th 2013 - 6:39 PM
September 18 @ 7 PM
Guest Scholar: Shelley McEuenI Am the Cheese by Robert Cormier
Imagine discovering that your whole life has been a fiction,your identity altered, and a new family history created. Suddenly nothing is as it once seemed; you can trust no one, maybe not even yourself. It is exactly this revelation that turns 14-year-old Adam Farmer's life upside down. As he tries to ascertain who he really is, Adam encounters a past, present, and future too horrible to contemplate.
Roll Of Thunder, Hear My CryPosted: August 27th 2013 - 6:39 PM
October 2 @ 7 PM
Guest Scholar: Jette Morache
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
Taylor’s Newbery Medal-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry tells the story of one African American family, fighting to stay together and strong in the face of brutal racist attacks, illness, poverty, and betrayal in the Deep South of the 1930s.
Charlotte's WebPosted: August 27th 2013 - 6:39 PM
October 16 @7 PM
Guest Scholar: Louise Weitman
Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
An affectionate, sometimes bashful pig named Wilbur befriends a spider named Charlotte, who lives in the rafters above his pen. A playful bloke, Wilbur is devastated when he learns of the destiny that befalls all those of porcine persuasion. Determined to save her friend, Charlotte spins a web that reads "Some Pig," convincing the farmer and surrounding community that Wilbur is no ordinary animal.
The Wonderful Wizard Of OzPosted: August 27th 2013 - 6:39 PM
October 30 @7 PM
Guest Scholar: Clark Draney
The Wonderful Wizardof Oz by L. Frank Baum
Follow the adventures of young Dorothy Gale and her dog,Toto, as their Kansas house is swept away by a cyclone and they find themselvesin a strange land called Oz. Here she meets the Munchkins and joins theScarecrow, Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion on an unforgettable journey tothe Emerald City, where lives the all-powered Wizard of Oz.
Lord Of The FliesPosted: August 27th 2013 - 6:39 PM
November 13 @ 7 PM
Guest Scholar: Matthew Haynes
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
William Golding's classic tale about a group of English schoolboys who are plane-wrecked on a deserted island explores the boundary between human reason and animal instinct, all on the brutal playing field of adolescent competition.