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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Library Book Group Reads Bearskin by James McLaughlin

Photo of bear in background, red letters spelling Bearskin in foreground

May’s title supports month’s theme of strength

PASO ROBLES, CA –April 1, 2021  Join the Library Book Group’s Zoom discussion of Bearskin by James McLaughlin on Thursday, May 20, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm.

Rice Moore is just beginning to think his troubles are behind him. He's found a job protecting a remote forest preserve in Virginian Appalachia where his main responsibilities include tracking wildlife and refurbishing cabins. It's hard work, and totally solitary—perfect to hide from the Mexican drug cartels he betrayed back in Arizona. But when Rice finds the carcass of a bear killed on the grounds, the quiet solitude he's so desperately sought is suddenly at risk. When more bears are killed on the preserve, Rice puts into motion a plan that could expose the poachers but risks revealing his own whereabouts to the dangerous people he was running from in the first place. “The theme for this month’s classes and events is strength, and this book has a strong and determined main character as well as a resilient setting!” declared Adult Services Librarian Karen Christiansen. 

The title is available in print and audio through the library and as an eBook or eAudiobook through the hoopla Digital platform. Space is limited. Registration with a library card is required for all participants to receive the ZOOM meetup information. For ages 16+. 

For more information about adult classes and events, contact Adult Services Librarian Karen Christiansen, kchristiansen@prcity.com or (805) 237-3870. 

At this time, the Library is open for Grab-and-Go Service Monday-Saturday 9-10 for vulnerable populations; Monday-Friday 10-7 for the general public and Saturday 10-4 for the general public. Curbside service is also available. Call the library at 805-237-3870 or visit prcity.com/library and the Library Facebook and Instagram sites for updates. 

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