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Books on Tap

PDL & the Liberty Street Brewing Co. host this monthly book club, meeting to talk books, socialize and kick back with a cold one.  Meetings take place at Liberty Street Brewery at 149 W. Liberty Street, in the heart Plymouth’s Old Village.  Copies of the book on deck are available at the library check-out desk.  Cheers!

 

  Thursday, January 18, at 7 p.m.

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

labgirlA memoir about Hope Jahren, a renowned American geochemist and geobiologist, her three laboratories, her mistakes and successes as a scientist, and her adventures with her eccentric lab partner. Follow Jahren’s journey from inquisitive child to her triumphs in a male dominated field in this short but powerful story.

 

 

Thursday, February 15 at 7 p.m.

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

undergroundrailroadWinner of both the Pulitzer Prize (2017) and the National Book Award for Fiction (2017), The Underground Railroad invents a literal railroad underground, complete with engineers, conductors, tracks, and tunnels, for slaves to use for escape to the North. We follow Cora, a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia, and Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia who tells Cora about the station. The two make plans to risk everything and escape.