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November Book Reveal!

Posted by [email protected] on October 14, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The Hunger Games- Suzanne Collins

Join us on Wednesday, November 11th at 7 PM in the Off the Leaf Lounge to discuss!

Tie-in Campaign (November 18th):  For the third year in a row, the larger HPA organization is challenging chapters to raise awareness about income inequality. As we saw in the Hunger Games, there is a divide between the conditions for the districts and the capitol, a divergence that is mirro...

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October Book Reveal!

Posted by [email protected] on September 9, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz.

Unlike in other months, we don't want you to come having read the whole book!  Find a story or two you want to share, and we'll tell spooky stories at our meeting on October 14th (same time and place as always)

September Book Reveal!

Posted by [email protected] on August 12, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

I, Robot- Isaac Asimov.  

Join us on Wednesday, September 9th at 7 PM in the Off the Leaf lounge to discuss it!

August Book Reveal!

Posted by [email protected] on July 8, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

13 Reasons Why-Jay Asher

Join us Wednesday, August 12th at 7 PM at Off the Leaf to discuss it!

Tie-in Campaign (September 20th): As Jay Asher’s story shows us, there can be a multitude of reasons that could drive someone to complete suicide. It’s a heavy topic that many would rather avoid, but during National Suicide Prevention Week, we at the HPA want to take some lessons from Mr. Asher and sh...

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Affiliate Event

Posted by [email protected] on July 8, 2015 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

July Book Reveal!

Posted by [email protected] on June 10, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

For July, we will be reading the novel that inspired the huge box office hit, The Fault in Our Stars (the movie is eponymously named)!

Join us Wednesday, July 8th at 7 PM in the Off the Leaf lounge to discuss it!  (To share the event, visit its facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1615926455314558/)

Tie-in Campaign:Like our "mother" organization, we will be celebrating Esther Day on August 3rd.  Here's a bit of info...

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Accio Books Update

Posted by [email protected] on June 3, 2015 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Oh my goodness, you guys!  Want to know what the final count for Accio Books 2015 was?? 254 books!

That's 254!

You helped us DEMOLISH the larger HPA organization's goal for the chapters, which was 175 books.  And this is only our first year participating in Accio Books!  

We owe it all to Sue Powell and her amazing group at Barjon's Books.  They were so helpful, hospitable, and gracious about helping ou...

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June Book Announced!

Posted by [email protected] on May 13, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

For June, to celebrate the release of Jurrasic World (the movie), we will be reading Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton!

Our tie-in campaign will center around environmental awareness and challenges science faces in congress (a mirror of the role corruption from money plays in the catastrophe experienced by those involved in Jurassic Park).  We'll have a drop-off location for your e-waste, education and FACTS, legislative initiatives and engagement opportunities, as well...

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Accio Books!

Posted by [email protected] on April 7, 2015 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

After our April 1st meeting with our box decorating, we finally found a home for a drop box for Accio Books donations.  What is Accio Books, you ask?  It's an annual book drive to raise books for both the chapter's community as well as a national/international partner, chosen by the larger HPA organization.  This year, our chapter will be raising books for both local libraries as well as Operation Breakthrough, in Kansas City, Missouri, who provides education and learning mater...

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Pop Lit Book Club

Posted by [email protected] on April 4, 2015 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

What is Pop Lit Book Club you ask?

HPA Billings' new book club that features popular literature-- hence the name-- ranging from the Hunger Games and The Fault in Our Stars to un-movified titles, such as 13 Reasons Why.  Each month, HPA members will lead a discussion with community members about the book of the month, and together everyone will form a greater understanding of the novels.  Some might inspire silly questions, while others encourage deep think...

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