Book club to feature novel by local author

DeKAB – In December, the DeKalb Public Library’s Off the Beaten Path book club will read and discuss "The Overstory," by Richard Powers. The club meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, which will be Dec. 11 this month.

Powers is a nationally renowned author who grew up in DeKalb and graduated from DeKalb High School. His novels have been reviewed by the New York Times Book Review and his popularity around the country is growing. Powers will visit the library in September 2019 to speak about his novels, writing process and childhood in DeKalb.

No registration is required to attend this free book club. It is intended for adults and will be held in the lower level Bilder Family Meeting Room.

For more information, contact Kristine at or call 815-756-9568, ext. 2111.

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