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Keep Calm and Color On: NEA Big Read Edition

Adult coloring for relaxation. We’ll provide music, drinks, African-themed coloring pages, and colored pencils (donated by Blick Art Materials). Free! For adults only. A Big Read Event.


NEA Big Read Book Discussions

Join us at one of several book discussions during our April NEA Big Read month of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu. And check out the companion books being read by the Food for Thought and Tome Raiders book clubs. Discussion times, dates, and locations can be found in the Big Read brochure.


Skype with Big Read Author Dinaw Mengestu

The author of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears will visit with Galesburg Public Library via Skype. Ethiopian coffee (from Innkeeper’s Coffee), snacks, and bread (from Buenos Aires Bakery Café) will be provided. Free and all are welcome. Please register at the Reference Desk.

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Books You Can Die in the Middle of

P.J. O'Rourke advises "Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it." Let Galesburg Public Library staff and friends guide you in finding those books.