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Young Adult Book Club (IN PERSON & ON ZOOM)

The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater

2022-12-20 19:00:00 2022-12-20 20:00:00 America/New_York Young Adult Book Club (IN PERSON & ON ZOOM) This club will meet IN PERSON and ON ZOOM. Those unable to attend in person can join us via Zoom simultaneously. Registration opens November 15th. Westlake Porter Public Library - Zoom Programming 1, Conference Room

Tuesday, December 20
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-12-20 19:00:00 2022-12-20 20:00:00 America/New_York Young Adult Book Club (IN PERSON & ON ZOOM) This club will meet IN PERSON and ON ZOOM. Those unable to attend in person can join us via Zoom simultaneously. Registration opens November 15th. Westlake Porter Public Library - Zoom Programming 1, Conference Room

Westlake Porter Public Library

Zoom Programming 1, Conference Room

This club will meet IN PERSON and ON ZOOM. Those unable to attend in person can join us via Zoom simultaneously. Registration opens November 15th.

[This Book Club meets every third Tuesday of the month]

Join us to discuss The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater.

"One teenager in a skirt.
One teenager with a lighter.
One moment that changes both of their lives forever.

If it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public one.

Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutes. But one afternoon on the bus ride home from school, a single reckless act left Sasha severely burned, and Richard charged with two hate crimes and facing life imprisonment. The case garnered international attention, thrusting both teenagers into the spotlight."


In order to participate, please click one of the REGISTER buttons. 

Copies of the book will be available at the Youth Services desk beginning on November 15.

If you have any questions, please email: aaron.spears@westlakelibrary.org

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Books and Authors |

TAGS: | book discussion | book club |

Westlake Porter Public Library

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About the branch

Westlake Porter Public Library is an independent public library serving the residents of the city of Westlake, western Cuyahoga County and eastern Lorain County. The library is located at 27333 Center Ridge Road in Westlake, Ohio. Anyone who lives, works, owns property, or goes to school in Ohio can register for a free library card.

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