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Between the Lines reads Lessons in Chemistry (Depot)

If you like to read a variety of books and like to discuss the books you read, try out our Between the Lines Book Club! In May, we will be discussing “Lessons in Chemistry” by Bonnie Garmus. Pick up your copy of the book today at the Aurora or Dillsboro Library!  

Anyone 18+ is welcome!  

Aurora: Thursday, May 23rd @ 1 pm  

Dillsboro: Friday, May 24th @ 1 pm  

Depot: Tuesday, May 28th @ 6:30 pm  

“Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing as an average woman. But it’s the early 1960s and her all-male team at Hastings Research Institute takes a very unscientific view of equality. Except for one: Calvin Evans; the lonely, brilliant, Nobel–prize nominated grudge-holder who falls in love with—of all things—her mind. True chemistry results. 

But like science, life is unpredictable. Which is why a few years later Elizabeth Zott finds herself not only a single mother, but the reluctant star of America’s most beloved cooking show Supper at Six. Elizabeth’s unusual approach to cooking (“combine one tablespoon acetic acid with a pinch of sodium chloride”) proves revolutionary. But as her following grows, not everyone is happy. Because as it turns out, Elizabeth Zott isn’t just teaching women to cook. She’s daring them to change the status quo.”


May 28 2024


6:30 pm


Local History Library @ The Depot
510 2nd St, Aurora, IN 47001