The Last Dickens Adult Book Discussion

“The Last Dickens,” by Matthew Pearl, will be featured at the adult book discussion on Tuesday, January, 21, 7:00 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N Mulberry Street, Mt Vernon.

In his latest novel Pearl reopens one of literary history’s greatest mysteries in a tale filled with the dazzling twists and turns, the unerring period details, and the meticulous research that thrilled readers of bestsellers “The Dante Club” and “The Poe Shadow.”… Read full story

Dickens’ Classic “A Christmas Carol” topic of discussion at the Adult Book Discussion

The Charles Dickens’ classic tale, “A Christmas Carol” will be the topic of the Adult Book Discussion on Tuesday, December 17, at 7:00 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.

“A Christmas Tale” is a novella first published in early Victorian era Britain in 1843–less than a week before Christmas.… Read full story

“Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts” Brown Bag Chat

The Gund Gallery will present “Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts” at the Brown Bag Chat on Wednesday, November 20, noon, at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.

This Brown Bag Chat will center around the exhibit currently at Gund Gallery, “Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts.”… Read full story

Danville Public Library Adult Book Discussion – The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers who Brought the American Ideal West

“The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers who Brought the American Ideal West,” by David McCullough, will be featured at the adult book discussion on Tuesday, October 22, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Danville Public Library.

Guest Robert Neumann will lead the discussion on the latest best-seller from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author.… Read full story

Up In Arms Author at Paragraphs Bookstore

Paragraphs Bookstore is proud to host Author John Temple. Next Tuesday, September 17 at 1:30 pm, head over to 229 South Main Street to meet Mr. Temple and listen to a discussion on his new release, “Up in Arms: How the Bundy Family Hijacked Public Lands, Outfoxed the Federal Government and Ignited America’s Patriot Militia Movement.”… Read full story

Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President” Topic of Adult Book Discussion

The award-winning book “Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President” by Candice Millard will be the topic of the Adult Book Discussion on Tuesday, July 23, 7:00 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N.… Read full story