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Date:
November 28, 2022
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:

Virtual

Email:
Heartstopper
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Virtual - LGBTQ+ Book Club: Read "Heartstopper" *For 15-100

Monday, November 28, 2022

We are so pleased to be partnering with the Peabody Institute Library (Peabody, MA) to bring this book club for the LGBTQ+ community! and allies! If you are between the ages of 15-100 (yes, really!) and would like to chat about books that celebrate LGBTQ+ lives, and to use books as a springboard to discuss the challenges, we hope you can join us. This month's book selection is "Heartstopper" by Alice Oseman. This book club will be facilitated by librarians from the LGBTQ+ community.

About the book:

Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. A sweet and charming coming-of-age story that explores friendship, love, and coming out. This edition features beautiful two-color artwork. Now streaming on Netflix! Shy and softhearted Charlie Spring sits next to rugby player Nick Nelson in class one morning. A warm and intimate friendship follows, and that soon develops into something more for Charlie, who doesn't think he has a chance. But Nick is struggling with feelings of his own, and as the two grow closer and take on the ups and downs of high school, they come to understand the surprising and delightful ways in which love works. 

About the author:

Alice Oseman was born in 1994 in Kent, England, and is a full-time writer and illustrator. She is the creator of the popular Heartstopper series, which will soon be streaming on Netflix as a live-action TV show. Alice is also the author of four YA novels: Solitaire , Radio Silence , I Was Born for This , and Loveless . Visit her online at aliceoseman.com


You can order a copy of the book from our online catalog or we'll have several copies in the library if you'd like to come by and pick one up.  


Please register for this event. You will receive a program link in the confirmation and reminder emails. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at ashlandprograms@minlib.net.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library and the Peabody Institute Library (Peabody).


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