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Here is the latest list of book discussions scheduled for The Big Read in the Chicago area, however, check back for information as we add events. 

 

Cicero Public Library - Book discussion in English
Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Time: 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Book discussion for In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez. This discussion will be in ENGLISH.

Event Location: Cicero Public Library, 5225 West Cermak Road, Chicago, IL 60804

 

Cicero Public Library-Book Discussion in Spanish
Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Time: 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Book discussion for En el tiempo de las mariposas by Julia Alvarez. This discussion will be in SPANISH.

Event Location: Cicero Public Library, 5225 West Cermak Road, Cicero, IL 60804

 

Harold Washington College Library
Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Panel discussion of In the Time of the Butterflies. This program will be a guided discussion of the themes in the book, comparisons to present day and, if any of those issues have changed. A limited number of books in both English and Spanish will be available in advance to program participants.

Event Location: 30 East Lake Street , Room 102, Chicago, IL 60605

 

North Riverside Public Library
Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

The North Riverside Public Library will be holding a book discussion of In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez. This event is free and open to the public. For information, please call (708) 447-0869.

Event Location: North Riverside Public Library, 2400 S. Des Plaines Avenue, North Riverside, IL 60546



River Forest Public Library (afternoon and evening discussions)
Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Please join us for a discussion of In the Time of the Butterflies led by Ms. Luisa Gonzalez and Dr. Rafael Perez Guerra, members of the Dominican American Midwest Association. Both of these leaders will bring a unique and personal perspective to the discussion, with a connection to Dede Mirabal and experience of the Trujillo dictatorship. More information is available at: www.riverforestlibrary.org

Event Location: River Forest Public Library , 735 Lathrop Ave., River Forest, IL 60305

 



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