Spring 2014 TALK Book Discussion Series

Hutchinson Public Library is offering a four-part book discussion series February through April 2014 entitled "Hispanic Heritage: Mothers, Sisters, and Daughters". Members of the community are invited to attend the free programs, which will take place at Hutchinson Public Library, 901 N Main Street.

New KS Humanities logoThe series is sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council (KHC), a nonprofit cultural organization, as part of its Talk About Literature in Kansas (TALK) program. KHC is furnishing the books and discussion leaders for the Hutchinson TALK series. For more information about KHC, visit www.kansashumanities.org.

The third meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 1 at 6:30 p.m. Linda Lewis, Lindsborg, will lead a discussion of THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET, by Sandra Cisneros. This classic story of a young Mexican American girl growing up in the Latino section of Chicago is sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous. Discussion Leader Linda Lewis is the Margaret H. Mountcastle Distinguished Professor of Humanities at Bethany College, Lindsborg. She is a former member of the KHC Speakers Bureau and has been leading TALK discussions since 1989.

Hispanics are one of the most rapidly growing ethnic groups in America, with a rich and diverse culture rooted in Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America. In this “Hispanic Heritage” series, readers will discover four writers who are helping to create a new and vibrant Latino literature in the United States. Their novels center around family ties, particularly the universal bonds between mother and daughter, grandmother and granddaughter, and among sisters.

The series continues with the fourth and final title in the series, ESPERANZA’S BOX OF SAINTS, by Maria Amparo Escandon on April 24.

To check out books and for more information about the reading series, contact Annette, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call the library at 620-663-5441, ext. 132. 

Computer Classes

computer-classes edited-1
Click on the icon above and you'll go to the page for free computer classes being offered this month at the Hutchinson Public Library.

Featured E-Resources

3m-available       OCD Lib Web-Button-thmb
TLOLHorizontal

Govdocs emblem Web page 

Ask A Librarian

questionmark_48

Click Here to Ask a Librarian

Email us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Call us: 620-663-5441

Find a Book

Find a Book

Search the Hutchinson Public Library collection.

cd_48

Download an eBook or Audiobook

Visit the virtual branch of the Hutchinson Public Library for downloadable audiobooks and ebooks.

table_green_48

Find an Event

Look for upcoming programs and register to save a spot.