Books Authors and Writing

Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club

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Books Authors and Writing
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room - basement

Meeting every fourth Saturday of the month in the basement Community Room.
We welcome any book-lover interested in reading English-language works by Latina and Latino authors. For more information or to join the book club and view the books for upcoming months visit: http://lascomadres.com/latinolit/latino-book-club/portfolio/2014-book-month.
The September book selection is Take This Man: A Memoir by Brando Skyhorse.

Meet "Soldier Girls" Author Helen Thorpe: September 3

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Books Authors and Writing
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

From Denver’s own award-winning “meticulously observant” (The New Yorker) and “masterful” (Booklist) writer Helen Thorpe comes a groundbreaking account of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, and how their military service affected their friendship, their personal lives, and their families. Join us for a reading and discussion with the author.

Pre-event Online Chat with author Zachary Lazar

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Books Authors and Writing
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Facebook

In anticipation of our author event with bestselling author Zachary Lazar, he'll be connecting with readers right on Facebook on Tuesday, September 9 before his event on Friday, September 12. Meet the author at our Fresh City Life facebook event and Zachary will answer any questions you have about his writing. Ask him about his story characters, his writing style or his writing habits. Everyone who participates in this fun question and answer session will be entered to win one of three signed copies of Zachary Lazar's latest novel, I Pity the Poor Immigrant.

Second Saturday Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Meeting Room

Join us on the second Saturday of each month for our topical book club! We select the topic, you choose your book, fiction or nonfiction--OR read what the library staffer is reading. Be ready to share why you loved or hated your book--we want to know!
Topic: Young Adult
Staff Selection: Life As We Knew It, by Susan Pfeffer

Second Saturday Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meeting Room

Join us on the second Saturday of each month for our topical book club! We select the topic, you choose your book, fiction or nonfiction--OR read what the library staffer is reading. Be ready to share why you loved or hated your book--we want to know!
Topic: Non-fiction that reads like fiction
Staff Selection: In a Sunburned Country, by Bill Bryson

Dr. Seuss Day

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10:30 am - 11:30 am

Celebrate the books of Dr. Seuss with crafts and activities for the whole family!

Banned Books Week Virtual Read-Out / Semana de Libros Prohibidos: Lectura Virtual

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Meeting Room

Share your love of banned books with the world! Across the country readers are participating in a Virtual Read-Out, sharing their stories and celebrating their freedom to read.
Denver Public Library staff will help you film a short video supporting your favorite banned or challenged book, which will be shared online as part of the Virtual Read-Out. ​

Load It Up!

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Books Authors and Writing
11:00 am

Baffled by your eReader? Longing to find a fantastic book that is perfect for you? A tech-savvy librarian and certified book expert will match you up with great eBooks and download them to your device (Bring your device. Signed tech waiver required).

Load It Up!

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Books Authors and Writing
11:00 am

Baffled by your eReader? Longing to find a fantastic book that is perfect for you? A tech-savvy librarian and certified book expert will match you up with great eBooks and download them to your device (Bring your device. Signed tech waiver required).

Load It Up!

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Books Authors and Writing
11:00 am

Baffled by your eReader? Longing to find a fantastic book that is perfect for you? A tech-savvy librarian and certified book expert will match you up with great eBooks and download them to your device (Bring your device. Signed tech waiver required).

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