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Talking Leaves Book Club: Silent Spring

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
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Learn about nature and environmental topics in this nonfiction reading group. All are welcome to join the book discussions -- or just listen. Pick up a copy of each month's title at the Main Library. Age 15 & up.

9/20: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson 
10/18: The World Without Us by Alan Weisman 
11/15: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer 
12/20: The Unsettling of America by Wendell Berry

A partnership between Bloomingfoods and the Library

*This program meets in the Bloomingfoods East Meeting Room, 3220 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN*
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“Books, food and fun!”

12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Ellettsville Branch
Ellettsville Meeting Room B
Spaces Reservation

Comics and Cookies: Be Prepared

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
The Ground Floor
Come for the cookies, stay to share your feels on these graphic novels. Pick up your book club copy in The Ground Floor.
Ages 12–19

September 24: Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol
October 29: Bring Your Own Scary Graphic Novel
November 19: The Adventure Zone by Clint McElroy, Griffin McElroy et.al.
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Registration is open

Books on Tap: Educated

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Books on Tap
Main Library
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Enjoy fantastic drinks, a comfortable atmosphere, and great discussion on today's most compelling books. You buy any drinks. Pick up a copy of each month's title at the Main Library. Age 21 & up. Please register. 

September 30: Educated by Tara Westover 
October 28: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers 
November 25: BYOB–Historical Fiction 
December 16: Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie

A partnership between Oddball Fermentables and the Library.

**This book club will be held at Oddball Fermentables, 1211 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington**
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Ellettsville Book Club: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Power of Words
Ellettsville Branch
Ellettsville Meeting Room A
All are welcome to join the book discussions––or just listen. Pick up a copy of each month's title at the previous month's event, or at the Ellettsville Branch. Email chosler@mcpl.info to vote for monthly titles. Titles will be added here as they are announced.

Age 18 & up

September 5: Where the Angels Lived by Margaret McMullan (2019 Power of Words author)
October 3: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
November 7: TBA 
December 5: Holiday reception and share your favorite book of the year
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Books Plus Book Club: Where the Angels Lived

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Main Library
Program Room 2B
All are welcome to join the book discussions––or just listen. Pick up a copy of each month's title at the Main Library.

Age 16 & up

September 8: Stories of Elders: What the Greatest Generation Knows about Technology that You Don't by Veronica Kirin
October 6: Where the Angels Lived by Margaret McMullan (A Power of Words event)
November 3: The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo 
December 1: Holiday Tea (no book)
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The Second Wave Book Club

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Main Library
Meeting Room 214
Spaces Reservation

Talking Leaves Book Club: The World Without Us

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
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Learn about nature and environmental topics in this nonfiction reading group. All are welcome to join the book discussions -- or just listen. Pick up a copy of each month's title at the Main Library. Age 15 & up.

9/20: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson 
10/18: The World Without Us by Alan Weisman 
11/15: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer 
12/20: The Unsettling of America by Wendell Berry

A partnership between Bloomingfoods and the Library

*This program meets in the Bloomingfoods East Meeting Room, 3220 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN*
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Registration is open

Audiobook Book Club: Where the Crawdads Sing

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Audiobook Book Club
Main Library
Meeting Room 2A
This audiobook book club is open to anyone who prefers the listening form of reading, and especially to those who are blind or have limited vision. If you need help obtaining the audiobook, please contact Chris Jackson at cjackson@mcpl.info, or (812) 349-3103.

Friday, October 25: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Age 18 & up. Please register.
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Books on Tap: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Books on Tap
Main Library
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Enjoy fantastic drinks, a comfortable atmosphere, and great discussion on today's most compelling books. You buy any drinks. Pick up a copy of each month's title at the Main Library. Age 21 & up. Please register. 

September 30: Educated by Tara Westover 
October 28: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers 
November 25: BYOB–Historical Fiction 
December 16: Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie

A partnership between Oddball Fermentables and the Library.

**This book club will be held at Oddball Fermentables, 1211 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington**
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Comics and Cookies: BYO Scary Graphic Novel

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
The Ground Floor
Come for the cookies, stay to share your feels on these graphic novels. Pick up your book club copy in The Ground Floor.
Ages 12–19

September 24: Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol
October 29: Bring Your Own Scary Graphic Novel
November 19: The Adventure Zone by Clint McElroy, Griffin McElroy et.al.
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Books Plus Book Club: The Night Tiger

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Main Library
Program Room 2B
All are welcome to join the book discussions––or just listen. Pick up a copy of each month's title at the Main Library.

Age 16 & up

September 8: Stories of Elders: What the Greatest Generation Knows about Technology that You Don't by Veronica Kirin
October 6: Where the Angels Lived by Margaret McMullan (A Power of Words event)
November 3: The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo 
December 1: Holiday Tea (no book)
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Ellettsville Book Club: TBA

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Power of Words
Ellettsville Branch
Ellettsville Meeting Room A
All are welcome to join the book discussions––or just listen. Pick up a copy of each month's title at the previous month's event, or at the Ellettsville Branch. Email chosler@mcpl.info to vote for monthly titles. Titles will be added here as they are announced.

Age 18 & up

September 5: Where the Angels Lived by Margaret McMullan (2019 Power of Words author)
October 3: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
November 7: TBA 
December 5: Holiday reception and share your favorite book of the year
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Talking Leaves Book Club: Braiding Sweetgrass

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
See note
Learn about nature and environmental topics in this nonfiction reading group. All are welcome to join the book discussions -- or just listen. Pick up a copy of each month's title at the Main Library. Age 15 & up.

9/20: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson 
10/18: The World Without Us by Alan Weisman 
11/15: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer 
12/20: The Unsettling of America by Wendell Berry

A partnership between Bloomingfoods and the Library

*This program meets in the Bloomingfoods East Meeting Room, 3220 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN*
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Comics and Cookies: The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
The Ground Floor
Come for the cookies, stay to share your feels on these graphic novels. Pick up your book club copy in The Ground Floor.
Ages 12–19

September 24: Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol
October 29: Bring Your Own Scary Graphic Novel
November 19: The Adventure Zone by Clint McElroy, Griffin McElroy et.al.
View More
Registration is open

Books on Tap: BYOB--Historical Fiction

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Books on Tap
Main Library
See note
Enjoy fantastic drinks, a comfortable atmosphere, and great discussion on today's most compelling books. You buy any drinks. Pick up a copy of each month's title at the Main Library. Age 21 & up. Please register. 

September 30: Educated by Tara Westover 
October 28: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers 
November 25: BYOB–Historical Fiction 
December 16: Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie

A partnership between Oddball Fermentables and the Library.

**This book club will be held at Oddball Fermentables, 1211 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington**
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Books Plus Book Club: Holiday Tea (No book)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Main Library
Program Room 2B
All are welcome to join the book discussions––or just listen. Pick up a copy of each month's title at the Main Library.

Age 16 & up

September 8: Stories of Elders: What the Greatest Generation Knows about Technology that You Don't by Veronica Kirin
October 6: Where the Angels Lived by Margaret McMullan (A Power of Words event)
November 3: The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo 
December 1: Holiday Tea (no book)
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Ellettsville Book Club: Holiday Reception

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Power of Words
Ellettsville Branch
Ellettsville Meeting Room A
All are welcome to join the book discussions––or just listen. Pick up a copy of each month's title at the previous month's event, or at the Ellettsville Branch. Email chosler@mcpl.info to vote for monthly titles. Titles will be added here as they are announced.

Age 18 & up

September 5: Where the Angels Lived by Margaret McMullan (2019 Power of Words author)
October 3: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
November 7: TBA 
December 5: Holiday reception and share your favorite book of the year
View More
Registration is open

Books on Tap: Haroun and the Sea of Stories

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Books on Tap
Main Library
See note
Enjoy fantastic drinks, a comfortable atmosphere, and great discussion on today's most compelling books. You buy any drinks. Pick up a copy of each month's title at the Main Library. Age 21 & up. Please register. 

September 30: Educated by Tara Westover 
October 28: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers 
November 25: BYOB–Historical Fiction 
December 16: Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie

A partnership between Oddball Fermentables and the Library.

**This book club will be held at Oddball Fermentables, 1211 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington**
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Talking Leaves Book Club: The Unsettling of America

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
See note
Learn about nature and environmental topics in this nonfiction reading group. All are welcome to join the book discussions -- or just listen. Pick up a copy of each month's title at the Main Library. Age 15 & up.

9/20: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson 
10/18: The World Without Us by Alan Weisman 
11/15: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer 
12/20: The Unsettling of America by Wendell Berry

A partnership between Bloomingfoods and the Library

*This program meets in the Bloomingfoods East Meeting Room, 3220 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN*
View More