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E.g., 06/26/2017
E.g., 06/26/2017

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American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl® offers many character stories that explore historical perspectives from a girl’s point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Ages 8-12.

May: Sunlight and Shadows: A Josephina Classic 1
June: Read All About It: A Kit Classic 1
July: Gabriela Girl of the Year Book 2

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.

May: Everything I Never Told You by Celest Ng
June: White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg
July: Commonwealth...

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.

May: Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
June: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
July: Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
August:...

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.

May: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
June: Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke
July:...

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The Young Adult Advisory Council (YAAC) is a group of volunteer teen consultants for the Library who meet monthly to share favorite books; give feedback on the Library website, social media and collections; and suggest public programs. Meet new people, have a snack, and receive volunteer credit hours.

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The Young Adult Advisory Council (YAAC) is a group of volunteer teen consultants for the Library who meet monthly to share favorite books; give feedback on the Library website, social media and collections; and suggest public programs. Meet new people, have a snack, and receive volunteer credit hours.

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.
The DeSoto Book Group meets at the TriCentury Bank at 33485 Lexington Ave, De Soto, KS 66018

May: The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
June: In the Unlikely...

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.

May: Reader’s Choice Biography/Memoir
June: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
July: H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
August: The Summer Before...

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.

May: Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project by Jack Meyer
June: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
July: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman...

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Pickard Conference Room

Polish your writing skills and find inspiration with fellow writers. Writers meet in this twice monthly group to critique and discuss their writing. We’ll be discussing the work of each writer’s response to a common writing prompt. The result: improved writing skill and networking. We just might help each other become our next great authors! We’re working through the exercises in The 3 am Epiphany: Uncommon Writing Exercises That Transform Your Fiction by Brian Kiteley. For extra inspiration, check...

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