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Braiding Sweetgrass Virtual Book Discussion

  • Details

  • 4/14/21
  • 12 - 1 p.m.
  • Free
  • All Ages
  • Categories

  • Literary
  • Community

Event Description

Join us for a virtual book club discussion of Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Each week we will be discussion a different section of the book.

Wednesday, April 7- Part 1: Planting Sweetgrass
Wednesday, April 14 - Part 2: Tending Sweetgrass
Wednesday, April 21 - Part 3: Picking Sweetgrass
Wednesday, April 28 - Part 4: Braiding Sweetgrass and Part 5: Burning Sweetgrass

While these events are free, we ask that anyone wishing to participate register so we can ensure we have enough discussion leaders.

This event is sponsored by Swamp Fox Bookstore, the Marion Public Library and Marion Parks & Recreation to foster a discussion about our connection to nature and how we can restore our community after last year's devastating derecho.

You can check out copies of Braiding Sweetgrass from the Marion Public Library or purchase a copy of the book (both hardcover and paperbacks available) from Swamp Fox Bookstore.