Posts Tagged "books"

Evening Reads Virtual Book Club

Posted by on May 19, 2020 in | 0 comments

We are excited to discuss James McBride’s new novel, Deacon King Kong. New York City in 1969 and a guy named Sportcoat make for so many stories to tell! Join us for Evening Reads Virtual Book Club When: May 19, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqdeurqjItH9NmZdsb6MxOyotk4fJdtyOP After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Evening Reads Virtual Book Club

Posted by on Apr 7, 2020 in | 0 comments

Join us for our first virtual book club. We will be discussing Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo. Below are details on how to join us via Zoom. Time: Apr 7, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/525300349 Meeting ID: 525 300 349 One tap mobile +19292056099,,525300349# US (New York) +13126266799,,525300349# US (Chicago) Dial by your location Meeting ID: 525 300 349 Find your local number:...

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Evening Reads Book Club

Posted by on Jan 14, 2020 in | 0 comments

We will be kicking off the new year, and new decade, with a discussion of Elizabeth Gilbert’s City of Girls. Join us for potluck dinner and conversation. Email caroline@bookgarden.biz for details.

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Evening Reads Book Club Discussion

Posted by on May 14, 2019 in | 0 comments

This month’s selection is Becoming by Michelle Obama. Join us for conversation and potluck. Email caroline@bookgarden.biz for location.

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Prallsville Lecture Series with Charlie Groth

Posted by on Mar 24, 2019 in | 0 comments

Another Haul: Narrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery ewis Island in Lambertville, New Jersey, is the site of the Lewis Fishery, the last haul seine American shad fishery on the nontidal Delaware River. The Lewis family has fished in the same spot since 1888 and operated the fishery through five generations. The extended Lewis family, its fishery’s crew, and the Lambertville community connect with people throughout the region, including environmentalists concerned about the river. It was a Lewis who raised the alarm and helped resurrect a polluted river and its biosphere. While this once exclusively masculine activity is central to the tiny island, today men, women, and children fish, living out a sense of place, belonging, and sustainability. In Another Haul: Narrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery, author Charlie Groth highlights the traditional, vernacular, and everyday cultural expressions of the family and crew to understand how community, culture, and the environment intersect. Groth argues there is a system of narrative here that combines verbal activities and everyday...

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