Saturday, December 23, 2017

New Pageturners Series Begins

Talking Book Editions Available for Qualified Subscribers
The Coeur d’Alene Public Library’s Pageturners Book Club begins a new series as part of the Let’s Talk About It (LTAI) program with books provided by the Idaho Commission for Libraries.
All of the titles in these series are also being made available through the Talking Book Service.
“Stone Angel” by Margaret Laurence will be discussed on Jan. 24, at 10:15 a.m. in the Community Room. Barbara Meldrum will be the scholar for the discussion. The Talking Book number for “Stone Angels” is DB04762.
The upcoming titles, their discussion dates, and the Talking Book numbers include:
► “Memory of Old Jack” – Feb. 28, DBC00873.
► “Women of Brewster Place” – March 28, DB025314.
► “Crossing to Safety” – April 25, DB09441.
► “Empire Falls” – May 23, DB052601.
The theme for the series is “Growing Older, Growing Wiser.” Discussion leaders for the series are provided by the Idaho Humanities Council, the state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The program is also sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Local funding is provided by the Friends of the Library.
The print copies of the books will be available at the Research and Information Desk. Discussions are open to any adult reader. Talking Book Service users can reserve their books for the series by calling 800-458-3271. To see if you qualify for Talking Books, contact Barbara Brambila-Smith, outreach coordinator for the library, at 208-769-2316 or by email at

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