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Ginger, Nutmeg, Cinnamon...

Dance of SpicesThese are some of the well-known spices used in Indian cooking, but there are many more that may not easily bring to mind a familiar scent or flavor. India has a long and rich tradition of delicious food, well-known for its variation and complexity. We invite you to sample some recipes selected from the Indian cookbooks in the HCPL collection at A Taste of India, on Tuesday, May 25, at 5 PM....

Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Club de Literatura Hispana

Tan veloz como el deseo / Swift as Desire

Title to be discussed: Tan veloz como el deseo by Laura Esquivel. Date of meeting: Tuesday, May 18, at 6 PM. Summary: Laura Esquivel regresa con una novela de gran belleza y compasion. Mientras Como agua para chocolate se baso en la vida de su madre, en Tan veloz como el deseo Esquivel hace un trabajo de ficcion acerca de la vida de su padre en Mexico. Nacido con la curiosa habilidad de entender los mensajes ocu...

Now that tax season is over and we can all relax...

Taj Mahal, Agra, India

We invite you to look at our May calendar and see the exciting activities we have planned for Asian Pacific Heritage Month at Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library. Click on the Branch Calendar link at the top of the page.

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Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

Nectar in a SieveTitle to be discussed: Nectar in a Sieve by Kamala Markandaya. Date of meeting: Monday, May 10, at 6:30 PM. Summary: Named Notable Book of 1955 by the American Library Association, this is the very moving story of a peasant woman in a primitive village in India whose whole life was a gallant and persistent battle to care for those she loved....

Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Club de Literatura Hispana

Title to be discussed: La Atrevida: el ultimo capitulo de la historia de Gloria Trevi y el escandalo que fascino al mundo by Christopher McDougall, translated by Ana del Corral. Date of meeting: Tuesday, April 20, at 6:00 PM.

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