2016 Summer Program Guide

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summer community read SUMMER COMMUNITY READ On your mark, get set, READ! Starting on May 25, join Bexley’s fitness-themed Summer Community Read by signing up at the library. Kids, teens, and adults are invited to read, attend exciting and engaging programs, and enter to win amazing raffle prizes like Columbus Crew Tickets, Zoo passes, COSI passes, Shadowbox Live tickets, King’s Island tickets, Orange Theory Fitness passes, Bexley Yoga passes, Drexel tickets, BexleyPizza Plus gift cards, and much more!

SUMMER AUTHOR VISITS Judith Fertig, The Memory of Lemon, Wednesday, June 22 @ 7:00 p.m.

Judith Fertig, novelist, award-winning cookbook author, foodista, and food and lifestyle writer, returns to the library to share her latest work of fiction, The Memory of Lemon, to be released in June 2016. This talk is offered in partnership with The Book Loft. Copies of Fertig’s work will be available for sale and signing.

Linda Kass, Tasa’s Song, Tuesday, June 28 @ 7:00 p.m.

Bexley resident Linda Kass has just released her first novel to critical acclaim. Inspired by true events, Tasa’s Song tells the story of Tasa, a young Jewish girl in World War II Europe, who follows a song of hope that is uplifting even in the face of great adversity, proving that an indomitable spirit can transcend the greatest hardships. This talk is offered in partnership with Thurber House. Copies of Kass’s work will be available for sale and signing.

Bridgette Alexander, Southern Gothic, Thursday, July 14 @ 7:00 p.m.

Southern Gothic tells the story of 16-year-old Celine Caldwell as she uncovers mystery, theft, intrigue, murder, and blackmail at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. When two mysterious paintings disappear, this intrepid art detective vows to find the paintings and keep the number one suspect and powerful Met curator, her mother, out of jail. The closer Celine gets to the truth, the more dangerous each step becomes. Copies of Alexander’s work will be available for sale and signing.

Chef Del Sroufe, Forks Over Knives: The Cookbook, Tuesday, August 9 @ 7:00 p.m.

New York Times best-selling author Chef Del Sroufe releases another cookbook featuring over 300 recipes for plant-based eating throughout the year. Del Sroufe, the chef behind some of the mouth-watering meals featured in the award-winning Forks Over Knives documentary, proves it’s not about what you can’t eat, but what you can. Learn how moving away from processed foods and utilizing a plant-based diet can lead to a healthier you. Copies of Chef Del Sroufe’s cookbook will be available for sale and signing.

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