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Pageturners Author Visit: Jerry Sutherland

Engage in stimulating conversation about books, exchange perspectives about characters and plot, and get to know your neighbors. Meet the author! Read Calvin Tibbets: Oregon’s First Pioneer by Jerry Sutherland. Sutherland tells the story of the first American to settle permanently in Oregon Country with the goal of making it part of the United States. Pageturners is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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Pageturners Author Visit: Kenneth R. Coleman

Engage in stimulating conversation about books, exchange perspectives about characters and plot, and get to know your neighbors. Meet the author! Read Dangerous Subjects: James D. Saules and the Rise of Black Exclusion in Oregon by Kenneth R. Coleman. James D. Saules, a black sailor, was shipwrecked off the coast of Oregon and settled there in 1841. Just two years later, Oregon Trail emigrants began arriving in large numbers and Saules had to adapt to a new reality in which Anglo-American settlers persistently sought to marginalize and exclude black residents from the region. In Dangerous Subjects, Coleman sheds light on a neglected chapter in Oregon’s history. Pageturners is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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For Colored Folks

WHAT IT IS: A book club geared to cultivating joy and empowerment for people of color. The book lists will include non-fiction written by POCs and some fiction as well. Donations are not required to attend, but if you’d like to donate to contribute to snacks and beverages that we bring feel free to Cash app me at $BriaunaMcKizzie or venmo me at brigirl ABOUT THE SPACE: The meetings will be held at my job, Ruby Receptionists, which is located on the 9th floor of the Fox Tower. Free parking on the street after 7:00 PM. It’s also located like 5-7 minutes from the max. Carpooling would be great, too. I live on the west side and would be happy to have other West siders…

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B&B Book Club: A Clockwork Orange

B&B is partnering with the Hillsboro Public Library this season to dig even deeper into the literature that complements our shows. Join our Book Club for A Clockwork Orange this October, where we’ll discuss the novel that inspired B&B’s fall production (as well as the classic and controversial Stanley Kubrick film adaptation), and the similarities and differences between Burgess’ literary piece and the story as told on the B&B stage. Wednesday, October 16th – comparing and contrasting the novel and the stage production 6:00-7:30pm The Vault Theater Lobby 350 E. Main St. Hillsboro, OR 97123 *note: Book Club participants must register for each Book Club meeting separately! To register for the Wednesday, October 9th meeting, click here Registered Book Club participants receive $5 off tickets to opening…

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Pageturners Author Visit: Leni Zumas

Engage in stimulating conversation about books, exchange perspectives about characters and plot, and get to know your neighbors. Meet the author! Read Red Clocks by Leni Zumas. Abortion is once again illegal in America, in-vitro fertilization is banned, and the Personhood Amendment grants rights of life, liberty and property to every embryo. In a small Oregon fishing town, five very different women navigate these new barriers alongside age-old questions surrounding motherhood, identity and freedom. Pageturners is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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Book Club for The Butcher’s Daughter: A Memoir

Join us after our Noon Time Talk with Florence Grende to discuss her book The Butcher’s Daughter: A Memoir. You can purchase The Butcher’s Daughter: A Memoir on Amazon or at Powells. If we do not have at least five people RSVP’d 24 hours before the book club meeting, we will cancel it. We will make sure to alert anyone who signs up if that happens!

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Pageturners Author Visit: Katie Grindeland

Engage in stimulating conversation about books, exchange perspectives about characters and plot, and get to know your neighbors. Meet the author! Read The Gifts We Keep by Katie Grindeland. Dangerous secrets, past tragedies, and a violent obsession are forced to the surface when Emerson and her estranged family agree to care for 10-year-old Addie. If these five can face their true selves, each other and their past, they just might find a way forward to a life filled with love and happiness. Pageturners is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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For Colored Folks

WHAT IT IS: A book club geared to cultivating joy and empowerment for people of color. The book lists will include non-fiction written by POCs and some fiction as well. Donations are not required to attend, but if you’d like to donate to contribute to snacks and beverages that we bring feel free to Cash app me at $BriaunaMcKizzie or venmo me at brigirl ABOUT THE SPACE: The meetings will be held at my job, Ruby Receptionists, which is located on the 9th floor of the Fox Tower. Free parking on the street after 7:00 PM. It’s also located like 5-7 minutes from the max. Carpooling would be great, too. I live on the west side and would be happy to have other West siders…

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Deadly Diversions Book Group

This month our group meets to discuss Mark Pryor’s Hugo Marston mystery series. Join us!

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Woman World Book Club

New book club! Alternate Wednesdays! Host Guanani Gomez will coordinate discussion, there will be cookies. Our first selection is Aminder Dhaliwal’s Woman World, which will be 10% off between now and book club day!

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