Daytime Discussion: “Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren
June 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 amFree
In June, we’ll be reading “Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren. We’ll meet on Monday, June 19 at 10:30am in the Fiction Room of the Library. After May 15, you can pick up a copy of the book selection from the Circulation Desk or call the Library at 860-582-3121 to make arrangements for curbside pickup. Large type and audiobook on CD are also available for this title. This title is not available on hoopla.
You may register for this program by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. New members are always welcome!
Synopsis: In these pages, Hope takes us back to her Minnesota childhood, where she spent hours in unfettered play in her father’s college laboratory. She tells us how she found a sanctuary in science, learning to perform lab work “with both the heart and the hands.” She introduces us to Bill, her brilliant, eccentric lab manager. And she extends the mantle of scientist to each one of her readers, inviting us to join her in observing and protecting our environment.
Warm, luminous, compulsively readable, Lab Girl vividly demonstrates the mountains that we can move when love and work come together.