Contemporary Books Discussion Group

Please note, this event has expired.

Presented by Bettendorf Public Library at Bettendorf Public Library Information Center, Bettendorf IA

Aug 21
Contemporary Books Discussion Group

Join us for a discussion of Ted Chiang’s science fiction novella, “Story of Your Life.”

“Story of Your Life” won the 2000 Nebula Award for Best Novella and is the source material for the 2016 Academy Award-winning film Arrival. It concerns an alien visitation to Earth and the attempts by the narrator, Dr. Louise Banks, to communicate with the aliens.

For our June, July, and August meetings, the Contemporary Books Discussion Group will be reading short works of science fiction to complement 2019’s Summer Reading Program theme: A Universe of Stories. Copies of the readings are

View more

ADMISSION INFO

FREE

Contact: 5633444175

Email: info@bettendorflibrary.org

    Official Website

LOCATION

Bettendorf Public Library Information Center

2950 Learning Campus Dr., Bettendorf, IA 52722

MORE FROM Bettendorf Public Library

Jewish Influences in Rock and Pop Music

Presented by Bettendorf Public Library at Bettendorf Public Library Information Center

Aug 26, 2019

Social Justice Book Discussion

Presented by Bettendorf Public Library at Bettendorf Public Library Information Cetner

Aug 28, 2019

After School Kids Lab

Presented by Bettendorf Public Library at Bettendorf Public Library Information Center

Sep 4 - Nov 20, 2019

CONNECT WITH Bettendorf Public Library

    Email
/
    Website
/

Most Viewed Events

Jewish Influences in Rock and Pop Music

Jewish Influences in Rock and Pop Music

Presented by Bettendorf Public Library at Bettendorf Public Library Information Center

Aug 26, 2019

Quad City Bass Fest

Quad City Bass Fest

Presented by Augustana College at Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts

Sep 14, 2019

She Kills Monsters

She Kills Monsters

Presented by Augustana College at Brunner Theatre Center

Nov 14 - Nov 17, 2019

Pen & Ink Drawing Course

Pen & Ink Drawing Course

Presented by Bereskin Gallery & Art Academy at Beréskin Gallery & Art Academy

Oct 31 - Nov 21, 2019

Artist with Special Needs Classes

Artist with Special Needs Classes

Presented by Bereskin Gallery & Art Academy at Beréskin Gallery & Art Academy

Sep 06 - Dec 06, 2019

Christmas at Augustana

Christmas at Augustana

Presented by Augustana College at Centennial Hall

Dec 07 - Dec 08, 2019

FIRST FRIDAY - "Swangstu" Opening Reception

FIRST FRIDAY - "Swangstu" Opening Reception

Presented by Bereskin Gallery & Art Academy at Beréskin Gallery & Art Academy

Sep 06, 2019

Chill on the Hill

Chill on the Hill

Presented by Augustana College at Anderson Pavilion

Sep 08, 2019

Beaux Arts Fall Art Fair

Beaux Arts Fall Art Fair

Presented by Beaux Arts Fund Committee, Inc. at Figge Art Museum

Sep 07 - Sep 08, 2019

Artsopolis Network Members: Akron OH | Austin TX | Bainbridge Island WA | Birmingham AL | Boston MA | Cape Cod MA | Cincinnati OH | Cleveland OH | Colorado Springs CO | Columbia SC | DuPage County IL | Essex County MA | Flagstaff AZ | Flint MI | Fort Lauderdale FL | Indianapolis IN | Kalamazoo MI | Kansas City MO | Macon GA | Main Line Area PA | Marin County CA | Marquette County MI | Mendocino County CA | Middlesex County NJ | Milwaukee WI | Montgomery County MD | Napa Valley CA | Nashville TN | Oklahoma City OK | Orange County CA | Orlando FL | Ottawa IL | Panama City FL | Pittsburgh PA | Providence RI | Quito, Ecuador | Richardson TX | Sacramento CA | San Antonio TX | St. Cloud MN | St. Croix Valley MN/WI | St. Johns County FL | Stillwater MN | Tallahassee FL | Tampa Bay FL | Utah | Ventura CA | York County PA