Book Club- Kids & Coffee

The Kids & Coffee book club is for parents with little ones, featuring toys and games to keep the kids busy. Parents can enjoy coffee and interesting popular fiction titles every month! Join us as we discuss Jennifer Egan’s A Visit From the Goon Squad on Tuesday, August 26th at 9:30am. Pick up your copy at circulation today!

Upcoming Event- Refridgerator Pickles

Join the Sugar Beet Co-Op at the Forest Park Library on Saturday, August 9th at 1:30pm to learn an easy way to create pickles without the hassle or expense of canning! Materials will be supplied and everyone leaves with a jar of pickles to enjoy! Space is limited, so register online or at the reference desk for this fun summer event!

Salad Samurai by Terry Hope Romero is one of the newest additions to our collection of cookbooks. This handy guide has something for everyone no matter your diet- gluten free, paleo, vegan, or otherwise- there are loads of refreshing ideas for healthy meals in this new book.

Dig in to:
Spring Herb Salad with Maple Orange Tempeh
Deviled Kale Caesar Salad
Seared Garlic Chickpeas, Spinach, and Farro
Seitan Steak Salad with Green Peppercorn Dressing
Herbed Pea Ricotta, Tomatoes, and Basil
Mushroom, Barley, and Brussels Harvest Bowl
Tempeh Rubenesque Salad
Pomegranate Quinoa Holiday Tabouli
Seitan Bacon Wedge Salad
and many more!

ANTICIPATION. It might not kill us, but it sure does hurt. Welcome to a new series about upcoming books, television series, and albums for which we just. can’t. wait.
Magan, Adult Services Manager is anticipating Haruki Murakami’s new book, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, due out on August 12th.
Tsukuru Tazaki had four best friends at school. By chance all of their names contained a colour. The two boys were called Akamatsu, meaning ‘red pine’, and Oumi, ‘blue sea’, while the girls’ names were Shirane, ‘white root’, and Kurono, ‘black field’. Tazaki was the only last name with no colour in it.One day Tsukuru Tazaki’s friends announced that they didn’t want to see him, or talk to him, ever again.Since that day Tsukuru has been floating through life, unable to form intimate connections with anyone. But then he meets Sara, who tells him that the time has come to find out what happened all those years ago.

ANTICIPATION. It might not kill us, but it sure does hurt. Welcome to a new series about upcoming books, television series, and albums for which we just. can’t. wait.

Magan, Adult Services Manager is anticipating Haruki Murakami’s new book, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, due out on August 12th.

Tsukuru Tazaki had four best friends at school. By chance all of their names contained a colour. The two boys were called Akamatsu, meaning ‘red pine’, and Oumi, ‘blue sea’, while the girls’ names were Shirane, ‘white root’, and Kurono, ‘black field’. Tazaki was the only last name with no colour in it.

One day Tsukuru Tazaki’s friends announced that they didn’t want to see him, or talk to him, ever again.

Since that day Tsukuru has been floating through life, unable to form intimate connections with anyone. But then he meets Sara, who tells him that the time has come to find out what happened all those years ago.

Upcoming Author Events!

Prajwal Parajuly discusses his book, Gurkha’s Daughter

Tuesday, August 5th at 6pm

1301 W. 57th St, 57th Street Books, Chicago

Rick Perlstein discusses his book, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon & the Rise of Reagan

Wednesday, August 13th at 6pm

400 S. State St, Harold Washington Public Library, Chicago

Ellen Sussman reads from her book, A Wedding In Provence

Wednesday, August 13th at 7pm

4736 N. Lincoln Ave, Book Cellar, Chicago