2014 TALK Series at Manhattan Public Library

Ann Birney

Ann Birney

The Manhattan Public Library will offer a four-part book discussion series starting Thursday, January 30. The series, titled “Community: The Way We Live” will be held at 7:00 p.m.

The first discussion will be about “Bailey’s Cafe” by Gloria Naylor, hosted by Ann Birney. Birney is an expert from the Kansas Humanities Council.

On February 27th, Marilyn Klaus, lecturer of Religious Studies and African American Studies at the University of Kansas will lead the discussion over “Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe” By Fannie Flagg.
On March 27th features John Nichols’ book, “The Milagro Beanfield War”, led by Nicholas Shump of Barstow School in Kansas City.
The series concludes with “Snow Falling on Cedars” by David Guterson in April with Nancy Hope, Associate Director of the Kansas Consortium for Teaching about Asia.

The Manhattan Public Library is located at 629 Poyntz Avenue. For more information contact the libaray at (785)-776-4741 or visit www.manhattan.lib.ks.us.


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