Friday, January 22, 2010

North Plains' One Book One Community

North Plains Public Library is presenting its Third Annual One Book One Community reading event from Saturday, January 30, 2010 til the end of February.
graphic, one book one community
The Kickoff event takes place at the North Plains Public Library on Saturday, January 30, 2010, at 6:30 PM.  This year's book selection is Three Cups of Tea by Greg  Mortenson, founder of Pennies for Peace, the Central Asia Institute, and builder of schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan. 

During the kickoff event, more than eighty copies of the book will be distributed free of charge on a first come, first serve basis. Registered participants will receive a special gift and learn about scheduled February events, inspired by Dr. Greg's book.  There will also be a sampling of Central Asian cuisine and music.   

There are a number of programs and activities throughout the month of February, such as discussions, a children's program, talks from Professor Zia Yamayee and Salma Ahmed, a Pakistani Bhangra Dance Performance, a talk about mountains & mountaineering, and, a book discussion.

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North Plains Public Library is located at 31334 NW Commercial St in downtown North Plains.