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Get Lit

Kindred by Octavia Butler

2019-08-13 19:00:00 2019-08-13 20:30:00 America/Chicago Get Lit Crawford Brew Works (3659 Devils Glen Road)

Tuesday, August 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-08-13 19:00:00 2019-08-13 20:30:00 America/Chicago Get Lit Kindred by Octavia Butler Crawford Brew Works (3659 Devils Glen Road)

Bettendorf Public Library

Crawford Brew Works

Kindred by Octavia Butler

Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus the white son of a plantation owner is drowning and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters and each time the stays grow longer more arduous and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end long before it has a chance to begin.

Get Lit is a book discussion group for those adventurous souls who would like to read a little something different. We meet at Crawford Brew Works (3659 Devils Glen Road). No reservations are needed and participants do not need to finish the book or like the book to join in the discussion. For more information please call 563-344-5707 or email

Get Lit is supported by the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Discussion |

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Bettendorf Public Library
Phone: 563.344.4175
Fax: 563.344.4185

Mon, Nov 30 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Dec 01 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Dec 02 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Dec 03 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Dec 04 11:00AM to 3:30PM
Sat, Dec 05 11:00AM to 3:30PM
Sun, Dec 06 Closed

About the library

The Bettendorf Public Library has served the community of Bettendorf since July 12, 1955.  We offer Library events for all ages, and our meeting rooms are available for public use.  See more information about our meeting room policy at

Upcoming events

Tue, Dec 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration is now closed