Morning Book Club

Galena Public Library 601 S. Bench St., Galena, IL

The evening book club will be discussing "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi. This meeting takes place in-person at the Galena Public Library. Email Jenna Diedrich at diedrichj@galenalibrary.org, if you'd like to be added to the email list.

Evening Book Club

Galena Public Library 601 S. Bench St., Galena, IL

The evening book club will be discussing "The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" by Junot Diaz. This meeting takes place in a hybrid format. You may attend either on Zoom or in-person at the library. Email Larissa Distler at distlerl@galenalibrary.org, if you'd like to be added to the email list.

Acrylic Pour Pop Sockets

Galena Public Library 601 S. Bench St., Galena, IL

Customize a pop socket for your phone with a dirty pour acrylic paint. For grades 5-12. All supplies provided. Registration requested. acrylicpourGPL.eventbrite.com

Galena LitFest: Creative Nonfiction: The Epistolary Essay (hybrid)

Galena Center for the Arts 971 Gear St., Galena, IL

The writing workshop will center on James Baldwin's essay, "My Dungeon Shook: Letter to My Nephew." which was published in The Progressive magazine in 1962 and is in the form of a letter to his 15-year-old nephew. Ta-Nehisi Coates' highly-acclaimed 2015 book Between the World and Me, borrows from Baldwin and is also written in… Continue reading Galena LitFest: Creative Nonfiction: The Epistolary Essay (hybrid)

Galena LitFest: An Evening of Poetry with Angie Trudell Vazquez (hybrid)

MIss Kitty's Grape Escape 242 N. Main St., Galena, IL

A poetry reading and discussion with Angie Trudell Vasquez, current City of Madison Poet Laureate. Angie will read from her latest book, My People Redux , selections from her collection, In Light, Always Light, and new poems. She will also lead a discussion about community, craft, and poetry as a visual art form. Angie Trudell… Continue reading Galena LitFest: An Evening of Poetry with Angie Trudell Vazquez (hybrid)

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