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August 2017
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Adult Book Club- Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

August 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Adult Book Club will meet on August 8 at 5:30 pm to discuss Candice Millard's Destiny of the Republic. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he engaged in a fierce battle with…

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September 2017

Men of Atalissa Documentary

September 7 @ 9:30 am - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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One Book One Sioux County has selected The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland by Dan Barry. The New York Times and PBS collaborated to produce the documentary The Men of Atalissa, telling the story of the town of Atalissa and the men involved.  Come to the library to view and discuss this 35 minute documentary. In the tiny Iowa farm town of Atalissa, dozens of men, all with intellectual disability and all from Texas, lived in an…

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Adult Book Club- Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Adult Book Club will meet on September 12 at 5:30 pm to discuss Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years’ experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she’s been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white…

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October 2017
Free

Adult Book Club- Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf

October 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Adult Book Club will meet on October 10 at 5:30 pm to discuss Kent Haruf's Our Souls at Night . Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   Addie Moore pays an unexpected visit to a neighbor, Louis Waters. Her husband died years ago, as did his wife, and in such a small town they naturally have known of each other for decades; in fact, Addie was quite fond of Louis's wife. His daughter lives hours away,…

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November 2017

Adult Book Club – Reader’s Choice

November 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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On November 14, bring a book or two of your choosing to share with the group. Come discuss your favorite books and recommendations for other readers.

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December 2017
Free

Adult Book Club- Bottomland by Michelle Hoover

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Adult Book Club will meet on June 27 at 5:30 pm to discuss the 2017 All Iowa Reads selection, Bottomland by Michelle Hoover. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   Bottomland follows the Hess family in the years after World War I as they attempt to rid themselves of the Anti-German sentiment that left a stain on their name. But when the youngest two daughters vanish in the middle of the night, the…

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