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GEPL Staff Picks | 8 comments Mod
Greetings Readers -- in honor of our Summer Reading theme, READ TO FEED, we've created a list for you of the best books on sustainable agriculture, world hunger, mindful cooking and eating, and more. Here's the list: http://www.goodreads.com/review/list/...

We also have a display of these books on the second floor. Stop by to check one out today!

Here's the story behind the READ to FEED theme: This year, each book you read will count toward a donation to the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry in the Library's name. Thank you to the Glen Ellyn Rotary Club for sponsoring this donation! You may also sign up for a volunteer shift with the library at the Northern Illinois Food Bank on Saturday, July 20.

Books you read on ANY topic, fiction or non, count on your summer reading log. You get a chocolate bar just for signing up, and a chance to win an iPad Mini. Sign up here!: http://summer.gepl.org/homepage.asp?P....


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Linda (lwallin) | 5 comments I hope you included Wendell Berry, From the Farm to the Table.


GEPL Staff Picks | 8 comments Mod
Linda, that's a great suggestion! I will check our catalog and pull that one for the display tomorrow if it's in and not already there.


GEPL Staff Picks | 8 comments Mod
Maybe consider Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan....he always gives us a lot of food for thought!


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Mary Kay (marykayakers) | 10 comments Mod
Another great suggestion! Thanks for both of those...Omnivore's Dilemma is checked out right now, but I've put the Wendell Berry title on display, and both titles on the updated list: http://www.goodreads.com/review/list/...


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Linda (lwallin) | 5 comments That's Bringing the Food to the Table, sorry!


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