Bring your lunch and join us for a discussion of "Tasting the Sky" by Ibtisam Barakat. In this memoir set in Ramallah during the aftermath of the 1967 Six-Day War, Ibtisam Barakat shares what it was like to be a child whose world was shattered by war.
Bring a brown bag lunch and join us to discuss “All Our Names” by Dinaw Mengestu. Two young men who forge a deep friendship during an African revolution are later driven apart. While one of the friends falls deeper into danger, the finds safe exile in the American Midwest. There he falls in love with a young social worker, but remains tormented by the dark secrets of his past and the friend he left behind.
Boone County SOAR is offering free developmental screenings for young children. Parents will complete an "Ages & Stages" questionnaire and then meet with a specialist who will explain more about childhood developmental stages. Results can help you monitor your child’s motor skills, language development, problem-solving ability and social-emotional skills. Developmental screening can help ensure that a child is on-track for school success. Ages 2 mos. to 5 years with parents.
In this last session, beekeeper Deborah Reed will teach you about harvesting honey and getting the bees ready for winter. You'll get to sample honey, too.