One Book, One Cherry Hill

Book Discussion (in Mandarin)
Saturday, Oct. 14
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Join us as we discuss Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford. *This book discussion will be conducted primarily in Mandarin.* No registration. For upcoming book discussions in English, join us on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 10:30 a.m. or on Monday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.

One Book, One Cherry Hill is a community reading project to unite our town in reading and discussing One Book.

Our selected book is Songs of Willow Frost by New York Times best-selling author Jamie Ford. This book tells the powerful story of a Chinese-American orphan and his search for his mother during the Great Depression

Throughout the fall, the Cherry Hill Public Library will be hosting numerous events celebrating Chinese and Chinese-American culture. There will be several opportunities to take part in book discussions, culminating with a special Meet the Author event, when Jamie Ford visits the Library on Nov. 15.

Stop by the library to reserve your copy and follow the One Book, One Cherry Hill Facebook Page for all the latest updates!

 

 


Upcoming One Book Events

OBOCH: Book Discussion 
Thursday, Oct. 5
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join us as we discuss Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford. No registration. 

The Art of Chinese Floral Arranging 
Saturday, Oct. 7
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Discover the essential methods in recreating the over 2,000 year old art of Chinese flower arranging. No experience necessary. Presenter: Rachelle Hasenberg of Inspirational Horticultural Therapy. Click here to register.

OBOCH: Book Discussion (in Mandarin)
Saturday, Oct. 14
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Join us as we discuss Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford. *This book discussion will be conducted primarily in Mandarin.* No registration. 

OBOCH: Book Discussion 
Monday, Oct. 16
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join us as we discuss Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford. No registration. 

Must Watch Documentary: Anna May Wong - Frosted Yellow Willows: Her Life, Times & Legend
Tuesday, Oct. 24
12 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Bring your lunch and enjoy a free film at the Cherry Hill Library. Documentary begins at noon (doors open at 11:30 a.m.). Adults of all ages welcome. No registration required. About the Documentary: Chinese American actress, Anna May Wong (1905-1961) was the first Asian American woman to reach international stardom. With disarming sensuality and commanding screen presence, Anna May defined the role of the exotic Asian woman in early Hollywood cinema. With great sacrifice, she defied cultural and legal barriers to achieve success in silent and talking pictures, stage and television. (Not Rated; 50 mins; 2008)

Easy Chinese Cooking: Broccoli Beef
Friday, Nov. 3
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Chinese cooking can be easy, quick and healthy. Join us in making a flavorful Chinese dish: Broccoli Beef. See it, smell it and taste it! In collaboration with Ravitz Family Markets, dietitian Amanda DeMarco will show you how a healthy diet can help to prevent chronic disease. Click here to register.

 

One Book, One Cherry Hill is made possible through a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities and support from the Friends of the Cherry Hill Library.

 

 

 

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