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Real Reads Book Discussion

The Book of Charlie by David Von Drehle

2023-12-19 09:30:00 2023-12-19 11:00:00 America/Chicago Real Reads Book Discussion We'll discuss "The Book of Charlie: Wisdom from the Remarkable American Life of a 109-Year-Old Man" by David Von Drehle. Books are available at the Ask Us Desk one month before each discussion. Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100), Virtual Meeting Room Both

Tuesday, December 19
9:30am - 11:00am

Add to Calendar 2023-12-19 09:30:00 2023-12-19 11:00:00 America/Chicago Real Reads Book Discussion We'll discuss "The Book of Charlie: Wisdom from the Remarkable American Life of a 109-Year-Old Man" by David Von Drehle. Books are available at the Ask Us Desk one month before each discussion. Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100), Virtual Meeting Room Both

Downers Grove Public Library

Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100), Virtual Meeting Room Both

We'll discuss "The Book of Charlie: Wisdom from the Remarkable American Life of a 109-Year-Old Man" by David Von Drehle. Books are available at the Ask Us Desk one month before each discussion.

When a veteran Washington journalist moved to Kansas, he met a new neighbor who was more than a century old. Little did he know that he was beginning a long friendship—and a profound lesson in the meaning of life. The history that unfolds through Charlie’s story reminds you that the United States has always been a divided nation, a questing nation, an inventive nation—a nation of Charlies in the rollercoaster pursuit of a good and meaningful life. ~Goodreads

Contact Adult and Teen Services at ats@dglibrary.org with questions.

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual Program | Registration Required | In-Person Program | Book Discussions |

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Downers Grove Public Library

askus@dglibrary.org
Phone: (630) 960-1200
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Tue, Feb 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
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Sat, Mar 02 9:00AM to 5:00PM
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