Riverside Book Discussion "Deacon King Kong"

NYPL Riverside Branch

127 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10023


Free with registration

Event Dates

Sep 15, 2021


3:00pm - 4:00pm

NYPL Riverside Branch

As part of New York Public Library's Welcoming Week with the  theme  “Belonging Begins With Us”, join us on Wednesday, September 15th  @ 3:00PM to discuss  New York Times best seller : Deacon King Kong  by James McBride.  A tale set in a 1969 south Brookyln housing project where an act of extreme violence ties together a rich tapestry of characters with intrigue, grit, hope, and love.

Please note: This is a blended event with patrons meeting at the Riverside Library's Community room and virtually through Google Meet

Limited to: 15 Participants

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The link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before the discussion. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join via Google Hangouts Meet. 

Hard copies are available. Just place a Hold for pickup in branch. Also available as an ebook in Overdrive. First-time users must download the Overdrive app and find additional set-up instructions here:

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Assistive Listening and ASL
ASL interpretation and real-time (CART) captioning available upon request. Please submit your request at least two weeks in advance by emailing