All Pueblo Reads 2015: Celebrate Sci-Fi!


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The Hunger Games: Written by Suzanne Collins. In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.
Divergent: Written by Veronica Roth. In a future Chicago, Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she does not fit into any one group.
Ender's Game:The worldwide bestseller, Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card. Read the book that started it all. Once again, Earth is under attack. An alien species is poised for a final assault. The survival of humanity depends on a military genius who can defeat the aliens. But who? Ender Wiggin. Brilliant. Ruthless. Cunning. A tactical and strategic master. And a child. Recruited for military training by the world government, Ender's childhood ends the moment he enters his new home: Battle School. Among the elite recruits Ender proves himself to be a genius among geniuses. He excels in simulated war games. But is the pressure and loneliness taking its toll on Ender? Simulations are one thing. How will Ender perform in real combat conditions? After all, Battle School is just a game. Isn't it?
The Giver: Written by Lois Lowry. Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other. He then learns the terrible truth about the Community.

Booklover's Blacktie Ball

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015
6:30 p.m. -
Rawlings Library

Enjoy the most elegant gala in Pueblo! Former MythBuster Tory Belleci is the featured guest at this glamorous black-tie event. Gourmet dinner, live music and stunning views of Pueblo at night are just a few of the key features of this incredible evening.

Purchase tickets HERE.

Science explodes at the library featuring
MythBusters’ Tory Belleci

Sunday, Nov. 8
Doors open at 1 p.m.
Program at 2 p.m
Rawlings Library, 2nd floor
Learn about science fiction from Hollywood’s special effects artist and former MythBuster, Tory Belleci. Free and open to the public. See our article on Tory in the APR tabloid to the left!