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Book Club | The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City: Spectacle and Assassination at the 1901 World’s Fair by Margaret Creighton
Thursday, January 2, 2020, 6:30 pm
The Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, dazzled with its new rainbow-colored electric lights. It showcased an array of wonders, like daredevils attempting to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel, or the “Animal King” putting the smallest woman in the world and also terrifying … more
Sunday, January 26, 2020, 1:30–3:30 pm
The program includes the book, a gallery tour and art making project. January's book is Building on Nature: The Life of Antoni Gaudi by Rachel Victoria Rodriguez
Book Club | The Night Swimmers by Peter Rock
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 6 pm
Beneath the surface of Lake Michigan there are vast systems: crosscutting currents, sudden drop-offs, depths of absolute darkness, shipwrecked bodies, hidden places. Peter Rock’s stunning autobiographical novel begins in the ’90s on the Door Peninsula of Wisconsin.
Sunday, February 23, 2020, 1:30–3:30 pm
The program includes the book, a gallery tour and art making project. February's book is The Word Collector by Sonja Wimmer.
Thursday, March 5, 2020, 6 pm
Breakthrough Novel Award Semifinalist! Set in the aftermath of the 1971 Attica Prison uprising, the novel explores the toll the prison takes on all who enter through the massive iron gates.
Sunday, March 22, 2020, 1:30–3:30 pm
The program includes the book, a gallery tour and art making project. March's book is Picture This: How Pictures Work by Molly Bang
Thursday, April 2, 2020, 6 pm
Two college kids on two different roads.Save for the one they share.An email exchange between former college lovers takes them back to their college years at Kent State, the 1970s.
Sunday, April 26, 2020, 1:30–3:30 pm
Thursday, May 7, 2020, 6 pm
Before Timothy Leary, before free love, before the word hippie became a part of the preferred nomenclature, Howard Bloom and his band of explorers were pushing boundaries and minds.
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