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Fiction
Thu Jul 28, 7:00PM


C. A. Higgins’s acclaimed novel Lightless fused suspenseful storytelling, high-caliber scientific speculation, and richly developed characters into a stunning science fiction epic. Now the dazzling Supernova heightens the thrills and deepens the haunting exploration of technology and humanity—and the consequences that await when the two intersect.

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Fiction
Fri Jul 29, 7:00PM

A satiric, post-colonial adventure story of mythic proportions, The Lost Civilization of Suolucidir takes place against a background of actual events, in a part of the world with a particular historical relationship to Russia and the West.

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Midnight Release Party
Sat Jul 30, 10:30PM


Celebrate the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II! Starting at 10:30pm on July 30th, join us for sorting, trivia, coloring, refreshments, and the midnight release of the newest addition to the Harry Potter canon.

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BookCourt Kids / Picture Book
Sun Jul 31, 2:00PM


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Fiction
Tue Aug 2, 7:00PM


In her warm, absorbing and keenly observed new novel, Lara Vapnyar follows the intertwined lives of four immigrants in New York City as they grapple with love and tumult, the challenges of a new home, and the absurdities of the digital age.

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Fiction
Wed Aug 3, 7:00PM


In The Hike, Magary takes readers on a daring odyssey away from our day-to-day grind and transports them into an enthralling world propelled by heart, imagination, and survival.

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Fiction
Thu Aug 4, 7:00PM


It's the summer of 1994 in suburban Chicago: Forrest Gump is still in theaters, teens are reeling from the recent death of Kurt Cobain, and you can enter a sweepstakes for a spaceship from Jupiter to land in your backyard. Welcome to Margaret Wappler's slightly altered 90s. Everything's pretty much the way you remember it, except for the aliens.

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BookCourt Kids / Picture Book
Sat Aug 6, 2:00PM

Join us for a storytime reading of Claire Lordon's debut picture book! 

BookCourt Kids / Picture Book
Sun Aug 7, 11:00AM

Brian Floca is the author and illustrator of Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11, a Robert F.

Fiction
Mon Aug 8, 7:00PM


Louisa Ermelino's stories follow women living dangerously at home and abroad, whether in Italian-American neighborhoods or in the countries—India, Turkey, Afghanistan—where they seek escape. At home, they break ancient Italian taboos and fall victim to mobsters. Overseas, they smoke opium-laced hashish and sleep with strange men. Ermelino's voice is boisterous and endearingly blunt.

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Fiction
Tue Aug 9, 7:00PM


Running into a long-ago friend sets memory from the 1970s in motion for August, transporting her to a time and a place where friendship was everything—until it wasn’t. For August and her girls, sharing confidences as they ambled through neighborhood streets, Brooklyn was a place where they believed that they were beautiful, talented, brilliant—a part of a future that belonged to them.

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Fiction
Wed Aug 10, 7:00PM


Annie Bell can't escape the dust. It's in her hair, covering the windowsills, coating the animals in the barn, in the corners of her children's dry, cracked lips. It's 1934 and the Bell farm in Mulehead, Oklahoma is struggling as the earliest storms of The Dust Bowl descend.

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