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1 week 5 days ago
Books on Tap met Thursday, September 1, at Champion Brewing Company to discuss The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, a young adult novel from 2008. This book was chosen as a part of our Banned Books Week celebration. We’ll continue the fun with a free film screening of the Hunger Games movie at Central Library … Continue reading →

“For kindness begins where necessity ends.”

1 month 1 week ago
Books on Tap met August 4th at Champion Brewery to discuss The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles.  A lengthy (575 pages) summer read, it’s an adventure and road trip story about two brothers (Emmet and Billy) on a journey to (hopefully) find their long lost mother on the West coast on the 4th of July. … Continue reading →

“If people had true knowledge of the world perhaps they would not take up arms and so perhaps he could be an aggregator of information from distant places and then the world would be a more peaceful place.”

1 month 4 weeks ago
Central library Brown Baggers book group met in person on Thursday, July 21st to discussNews of the World by Paulette Jiles.   Set in post Civil War Texas, Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels from town to town reading the news from around the country and the world to citizens eager and willing to pay to listen.  … Continue reading →

“We are all much more connected, related, relied upon, and dependent on each other than we know or will ever be able to comprehend.”

3 months 2 weeks ago
On Thursday, June 2nd a group of  Books on Tap readers met at Champion Brewery (following a power outage) to discuss Sy Montgomery’s The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness.  Published in 2015 and a National Book Award Finalist, much of this non-fiction work takes place at the Great … Continue reading →
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