Classes/Events at the IMCPL

Adult Summer Reading Program
These book discussions will be led by experts from the Indiana Writers Center.

June 13, 7:00-8:30 pm
Location: Dorman Street  
901 Dorman Street
Book Discussion with Lyn Jones

Join the East Washington Branch and Decatur Branch Graphic Novel Book Group for the discussion of Cook Korean! A Comic Book with Recipes by Robin Ha

June 17, 10:00-11:30 am
Location: Nora Branch Library
8625 Guilford Avenue
Book Discussion with Andrea Boucher

Nora Branch will host a discussion for the book 100 Foot Journey: A Novel by Richard C. Morais

June 19, 5:30-7:00 pm
Location: Sky Farm
720 Eskenazi Avenue
Book Discussion with Terry Kirts and Tour of Sky Farm

Learn more about the Sky Farm at Eskenazi Health Hospital and discuss the book Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal
(Seating Limited to 15 attendees) RSVP required

June 21, 6:00-7:30 pm

Location: Cat Head Press  
2834 E. Washington Street
Book Discussion  with Terry Kirts and East Side Food Tour

Taste treats from neighboring restaurants and Pogue’s Run Grocer while discussing the book In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan

June 24, 10:00 am -12:00 pm
Location: Garfield Park Farmer’s Market
2505 Conservatory Drive
Book Discussion with Andrea Boucher and Healthy Eating Tips

Learn tips and recipes for eating healthy from Purdue Extension and discuss the book Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously by Julie Powell

July 11, 6:00-7:30 pm
Location: Goose the Market
2503 N. Delaware Street
Book Discussion with Andrea Boucher and Charcuterie Tasting

Learn more about Goose the Market’s meat and cheese selections and discuss the book 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York City Tenement by Jane Ziegelman (Seating Limited, open to first 12 people) (21 +) RSVP Required.

July 17, 6:00-8:00 pm
Location: Metazoa Brewing Company  
140 S. College Avenue
Book Discussion with Lydia Johnson and Baking with Beer Tips

After discussing the book Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender, learn tips and tricks for baking with beer from Chef Elle Green (21 +)




July 31, 5:30-7:30 pm
Location: IndyHub  
705 W. Walnut Street
Book Discussion with Lydia Johnson and Amelia’s Bread Tasting

Learn more about Amelia’s Bakery and taste samples of their various breads while discussing Little Beach Street Bakery: A Novel by Jenny Colgan  (Seating limited to 20 attendees)RSVP Required

August 1, 6:00-7:30 pm
Location: Glendale Library
6101 N Keystone Ave

Book discussion of Delicious!: A Novel by Ruth Reichl led by Sarah Ginter.

August 7, 6:30-8:00 pm
Location: Franklin Road Branch   
5550 South Franklin Road
Book Discussion with Rachel Sahaidachny
Join the Franklin Road Book Group in discussing the book Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing by Anya Von Bremzen

Book Discussion Leaders:

Andrea Boucher
teaches creative nonfiction at Indiana Writers Center and Butler University and freelances as a book and cover designer.

Sarah Ginter
holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Butler University, and has taught creative writing to students in elementary through the university level.

Lydia Johnson
is a writer and poet, with an MFA in creative writing from Butler University.

Lyn Jones
is the Education Outreach Director of the Indiana Writers Center, where she facilitates urban outreach writing programs. She teaches English Education at Ball State University.

Terry Kirts
has logged hundreds of meals as the dining critic for WHERE Indianapolis, Indianapolis Woman, NUVO, and Indianapolis Monthly. He teaches creative writing at IUPUI.

Rachel Sahaidachny
is the Programs Manager at the Indiana Writers Center.

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