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Read The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, then join the conversation as Westerville and Columbus-area residents learn about love, hope and World War II through the New York Times Bestseller. Fall 2013.
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Meet the Author

Author Event with Annie Barrows

Annie Barrows, author of the internationally bestselling book The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, joins us to discuss her research, her partnership with Mary Ann Shaffer, and her writing process. Books will be available for purchase and signing following her presentation. Learn more.

 

Experience the War

I'll Be Seeing You: A World War II Readers Theatre

Experience the music, images and words of the members of the Greatest Generation who lived through this tumultuous time. Included will be the words of Westerville residents who served and worked through the dark days of war. Learn more.

 

Come to Tea

Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a classic afternoon tea that will illustrate typical English life before the wars and the drastic changes during and after, with a Downton Abbey theme. Learn more.

 

Watch a Movie

Thursday Night, Movie Night

Come watch a movie at the library and have some popcorn. Featuring the 2012 film Red Tails, starring Cuba Gooding Jr. The story chronicles an African American pilot crew who, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty. Learn more.

World War II: Experiencing the War Through Film

Experience the war through two movies filmed during the Second World War. Millions Like Us and Listen to Britain provide a glimpse of what life would have been like in the middle of the war in Britain. Learn more.

 

Attend a Book Discussion

Book Discussions

Join us as we discuss this year's One Book One Community selection, The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society. Hear what fellow readers in the community thought of this novel set in post-WWII Europe. Learn more.

Twitter Book Discussion

Don't have time to join a discussion in person? Tweet your thoughts about The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and we'll tweet back. All are welcome to join the conversation. Use the hashtag #1bkwesterville or follow us daily @westervlibrary. Learn more.

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