Books Authors and Writing

Thursday Evening Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Meeting room

This adult book club meets on the fourth Thursday of the month (exceptions noted below). All are welcome. Please call us at 720-865-0955 if you need assistance locating a copy of the book.

The books are:

September 25 -- Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
October 23 -- Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
November 20 (*3rd Thursday) -- Snow Hunters by Paul Yoon
December -- No Meeting

*Note date change due to holiday

Thursday Evening Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Meeting Room

This adult book club meets on the fourth Thursday of the month (exceptions noted below). All are welcome. Please call us at 720-865-0955 if you need assistance locating a copy of the book.

The books are:

August 28 -- Every Day In Tuscany: Seasons of an Italian Life by Frances Mayes
September 25 -- Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
October 23 -- Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
November 20 (*3rd Thursday) -- Snow Hunters by Paul Yoon
December -- No Meeting

*Note date change due to holiday

2014 Books 'N Brown Bag Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This adult book club meets on the first Friday of each month. Anyone is welcome to read the book and show up to discuss it. Please ask a librarian how to acquire a copy of the selected title.
August 1: The Dovekeepers: A Novel by Alice Hoffman
September 5: Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young English Woman Haunted the Last Days of Old China by Paul French
October 3: The Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs
November 7: Krakatoa: The Day the Earth Exploded, August 27, 1883 by Simon Winchester
December 5: The Snow Child: A Novel by Eowyn Ivey

Author Event: Zachary Lazar, I Pity the Poor Immigrant

Books Authors and Writing
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vida Ellison Gallery - Level 7

With his distinctive writing style and a clever sense for blending the lives of fictional characters into the stories of true life, Zachary Lazar is an author for the new century. Denver Public Library is thrilled to host Lazar for an exclusive reading and talk about his most recent novel, I Pity the Poor Immigrant, called 'brilliant' in the New York Times Book Review. Artfully blending the history of mobster, Meyer Lansky, with an eccentric cast of real and imagined characters, Lazar’s novel has been garnering fantastic reviews from readers and critics alike.

BLOOMING READERS BOOK CLUB (4TH-5TH GRADE)

Books Authors and Writing
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Book: Hachiko Waits
Author: Leslea Newman
Art Activity: Duck tape bookmarks
Snack provided.

Genre Chat Book Club for 2nd and 3rd Graders

Books Authors and Writing
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

We will be reading Over My Dead Body by Kate Klise
Meet Dick Tater. He's a little man with a big plan: He wants to abolish Halloween.
What? Huh? Is he kidding? Join us in a discussion on if Halloween should be abolished?
Activity: Decorate a book bag!

Genre Chat Book Club for 2nd and 3rd Graders

Books Authors and Writing
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Read "Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt" by Megan McDonald then come to bookclub and join in our treasure hunt for our lost snacks!

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Book Club/Latin American Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
10th Mountain Room Level 5

Discussion of In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Book Club/Latin American Book Club

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Books Authors and Writing
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
10th Mountain Room Level 5

Discussion of The Death of Artemio Cruz by Carolos Fuentes

Gabriel Garcia Marquez / Latin American Book Club

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Books Authors and Writing
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
10th Mountain Room Level 5

Continuation of the discussion about One Hundred Years of Solitude.

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