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Let’s Talk About It

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Connecting Generations

Every year the Idaho Falls Public Library holds a series of book talks in coordination with a state-wide Let’s Talk About It program. The 2018 theme in Idaho Falls is “Connecting Generations.” Discussions begin on January 18 and continue through March 15. Books are available as sets at the Idaho Falls Public Library.

Picture of a younger man and an older man sitting on a bench, reading

This year’s theme invites people of all ages to read and discuss books that highlight both the differences and similarities between generations. By opening discussion about issues in different stages of life, these book talks foster understanding and empathy. Adults will remember what it was like to be young, and younger readers will have glimpses into the land of adulthood.

Selected Books

Book cover I Am the Cheese, by Robert Cormier
January 18, 2018
Book cover Lord of the Flies, by William Golding
February 1, 2018
Book cover Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Peterson
February 15, 2018
Book cover The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway
March 1, 2018
Book cover The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd
March 15, 2018

Getting Started

Book sets and registration lists are available at our library’s third floor desk. Registration is free, but required. For more information about this program, visit the Idaho Commission for Libraries’ website or call the Idaho Falls Public Library at 208-612-8462.

The Let’s Talk About It program is sponsored by US Bancorp Foundation, the Idaho Commission for Libraries, The Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the Idaho Humanities Council.

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