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February 25, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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A Novel Idea Book Group is monthly and meets online, for now, through Zoom video conferencing. To get invited into this session and to pick up a copy of the book, please call Arcata Library at 707-822-5954, Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 to 5:00. If no one answers, please leave your name, telephone and email as a message so that a librarian can be sure to reach you for the discussion.
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6:00 PM, Arcata Library's A Novel Idea Book Group, 'The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek'

Thursday, February 25, 2021

This story--rooted in historical fact--about the Blue People of rural Kentucky and the Depression-era Pack Horse Library Project will touch your heart and convince you of the power of literacy over bigotry, hatred and fear. Troublesome Creek's traveling librarian is the courageous Cussy Mary Carter, and her fierce faith that books can carry us anywhere transforms her community and herself.

The Book Woman of
 Troublesome Creek

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, pictured in boots and long skirt on the cover
by Kim Michele