Nanette Donohue from the Champaign Library stopped by today to talk about three books that focus on women’s lives during World War II:
-Sisters in Arms by Kaia Alderson
-When the Summer Was Ours by Roxanne Veletzos
-The Sisters of Auschwitz by Roxane van Iperen
Upcoming programs and events:
Starting on Thursday, September 2nd while supplies last, teens can pick up a kit to make an Orbeez stress ball. This is part of their weekly Teen Take ‘n Make series, with a new project kit released every Thursday. They also have kits for preschoolers and school-age kids—visit champaign.org/events to see what’s coming up and when kits will be available.
Our popular Writer’s Workshop series is back, starting on September 1st at 7 PM. Join author and presenter Jeanette Watts as she walks aspiring writers through the process of crafting a short story. Register online for this virtual event at champaign.org/events.
The Table Talk Book Club is back after a short summer break. Join other book lovers at their Douglass Branch Library on Tuesday, September 14 at 6:30 to discuss Cicely Tyson’s memoir, “Just As I Am.”