Join the La Crosse Public Library for Books 'n Brunch, our quarterly brunch and book discussion club. Free! Brunch and coffee is provided.
Seating is limited. Registration is required for this event.
To join us at this event, please contact Mary Dunn at (608) 789-7145 or email@example.com. Registration deadline is February 1, 2019.
In February, we'll be discussing "The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir" by Kao Kalia Yang, which is the 2019 La Crosse Reads book selection.
About the book from the National Endowment for the Arts:
"Kao Kalia Yang is a Hmong-American author, filmmaker, public speaker, and natural storyteller. 'The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir' (Coffee House Press, 2008) is the first memoir written by a Hmong-American to be published with national distribution. Driven to tell her family's story—and the story of the Hmong people—Yang wrote it as a "love letter" to her grandmother whose spirit held her family together through their imprisonment in Laos, their harrowing escape across the Mekong River and into a refugee camp in Thailand, their immigration to Minnesota when Yang was only six years old, and their transition to a hard life in America."
Books 'n Brunch is paid for with a grant from the Gertrude Salzer Gordon Trust.
The La Crosse Public Library and our community partners are looking to the future and planning for proposed community spaces at the South Community Library and the Main Street Library. City of La Crosse residents are invited to join in the planning process with this online survey. For more information, please visit lacrosselibrary.org/future.