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Interview with a Vampire Discussion, Travel Writing and “Secret” Trivia

28 May

Take a break from your other summer activities to join in this weekend’s activities at Bookstacks.

Saturday – May 30

Noon – Book Trivia: Secrets

The Secret Garden, The Secret Life of Bees and Can You Keep a Secret all have something in common.  Can you guess what that is? Many a book has held secrets for the reader to discover during the journey the story takes them on.  Simeon hopes to test your knowledge and Googling skills this Saturday at Noon with questions based on the secret theme. Win the most points and take home the 500L prize – dress to suit the theme and 500L prize for best Secret Costume could be yours as well.

2:00 p.m. – Paranormal Book Group: Interview with a Vampire (lead by Lukos Tairov)

This classic paranormal novel by Anne Rice set the stage for the surge in paranormal fiction we are experiencing today. So, pull up a chair, pour something to drink and prepare to discuss blood, fangs, and the undead.

Sunday, May 31

11:00 a.m. – Book Discussion: Great Travel Writing

For centuries, travelers have been writing and sharing their tales. Whether you are a fan of Christopher Columbus’s captain’s logs, Ernest Hemingway’s vignettes of fishing trips and Spanish bull fights, or Bill Bryson’s travels along the Appalachian Trail, we want to hear what you consider some of the best travel writing around. Join us at the Bookstacks pub for this discussion.

3:00 p.m. – Poetry Libre Open Mic

Finish that last rhyming couplet. Brush off that favorite verse. Join Leonard Zimring and Serene Bechir for this week’s Poetry Libre Open Mic

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