Yellow Springs Books on Tap meets to discuss books of interest to 21- to 30-year-olds on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
This group meets at Yellow Springs Brewery. Because space is limited, registration is required, and all participants must be 21 or older.
For additional information, please contact Yellow Springs Community Library at (937) 352-4003.
June 21, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.
By Benjamin K. Bergen
Everyone swears. And yet at the same time, we all accept limits on swearing—tacitly, through censorship, and actively, as we hold our tongues around children in the vain effort to shield them. But swearing can be funny, cathartic, or emotionally arousing, and it also opens a window on how our brains process language and why languages vary around the world and over time.
July 19, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.
By Isabel Greenberg
A sumptuously illustrated tapestry of folktales and myths about the secret legacy of female storytellers in an imagined medieval world follows the story of two women who turn the tables on two wicked men who would manipulate them for a wager.