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David Washington

David Washington, Book Signing
Saturday, March 3, 2018
1 p.m.

The Bookworm
2501 S. 90th St., Ste. 111  (90th & Center Streets)
Omaha

Barnes & Noble Cuts Staff

David Mamet

Penguin Pop-up Shop

Personality

Memory

Film Adaptations

Podcasts for Readers

R. P. Smith

R. P. Smith  (poetry reading)
Sunday, February 18, 2018
2 p.m.

Lexington Public Library
907 N. Washington St.
Lexington, NE

Judy Blume

Happy birthday to Judy Blume, who turned 80 yesterday!

15 Wonderfully Wise Quotes from Judy Blume
Mental Floss

Bird Encounters

Lincoln Bird EnCOUNTer
Saturday, February 17
10:30 a.m. to Noon

Gere Branch Library
2400 S. 56th St.
Lincoln

Hosted by Lincoln City Libraries and Wachiska Audubon Society.  Free event.

Van Gogh Drawings

Poetry Reading

One Book, One Nebraska 2018 Poetry Reading
Tuesday, February 13th
6:00-7:30 p.m.

Francie & Finch Bookshop
301 S. 13th St.
Lincoln

Select the link to see the latest on which poets confirmed attending the event.

Book Club--January Reads

What Remains True by Janis Thomas (2017).  Told in various alternating viewpoints, ranging from the family dog to the spiritual remainder of the family son, readers experience the aftermath of a tragedy that left five-year-old Jonah dead.  Guilt and grief permeate the book, which still manages to bring a sense of hope for the future before the story concludes.
The Distance by Jeremy & Hilaree Robinson (2016).  Strangers August, located in Arizona, and Poe, living in New Hampshire, survive a catastrophic event that turns most of humanity into piles of dust.  After learning through ham radio that Poe is young, pregnant, and alone, August begins a long cross-country journey to reach her.  Why were August, Poe, and others they come across saved?  What happened?  While August's journey drags a little, this book is worth a read for post-apocalyptic fiction fans.
The Last Thing She Ever Did by Gregg Olsen (2018).  The unimaginable happens when Liz accidentally hits her neighbors' t…

Black Plague

Bad Weather Reading

Sci Fi Readers

Frankenstein at 200

Disability in Literature