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» Classic Mexican Cuisine

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    Chef David Esau, owner of Dave's Specialty Food, demonstrates a recipe at the final Big Read program.
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    Audience members take notes on the recipes of Chef David Esau
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    Fifty people attended the program on how to cook classic Mexican cuisine.

» Author Luis Alberto Urrea shares the story behind Into the Beautiful North with District 214 students.

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    Luis Alberto Urrea
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    Luis Urrea and students
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    Enjoying a laugh at talk

» Bowling with Books. Friday September 25

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    We bowled and celebrated the Big Read

» Kick Off Event! Saturday September 12th

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    Front desk
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    Salsa dancers
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    Folk dance
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    Folk dance
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    Folk dance
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    Folk dance

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