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What's Cooking?

Book Discussion

2024-04-25 18:00:00 2024-04-25 19:00:00 America/Chicago What's Cooking? A book club, but for cookbooks! Try out a different recipe each month, and come to discuss with other passionate home cooks. EVPL Central - Large Group Room

Thursday, April 25
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-25 18:00:00 2024-04-25 19:00:00 America/Chicago What's Cooking? A book club, but for cookbooks! Try out a different recipe each month, and come to discuss with other passionate home cooks. EVPL Central - Large Group Room

EVPL Central

Large Group Room

A book club, but for cookbooks! Try out a different recipe each month, and come to discuss with other passionate home cooks.

Are you a passionate home chef? Do you love to read about new recipes? Do you enjoy experimenting in the kitchen? Then this program is for you! Come join our What’s Cooking? Book Discussion. Each month, one cookbook will be selected. Throughout the month, participants will attempt a recipe from the cookbook, then come to discuss what they made at a monthly discussion! It’s a book club, but for home cooks who want to try new recipes and dish about their love of food! 

Cookbook and Discussion Dates 2024

EVPL book links: https://catalog.evpl.org/MyAccount/MyList/289   

January 25 - Milk Street: Cook What You Have by Christopher Kimball

February 22 - The Chinese Takeout Cookbook: Quick and Easy Dishes to Prepare at Home by Diana Kuan

March 28 - Joy of Cooking by Irma S Rombauer 

April 25 - How To Cook Everything Vegetarian by Mark Bittman 

May 23 - On the Curry Trail: Chasing the Flavor That Seduced the World by Raghavan Iyer  

June 20 - Pig Beach BBQ Cookbook: Smoked, Grilled, Roasted, and Sauced by Matt Abdoo  and Shane McBride 

July 25 - Salt, fat, acid, heat: mastering the elements of good cooking by Samin Nosrat 

August 22 - The Tucci cookbook by Stanley Tucci 

September 26 - Coconuts & collards: recipes and stories from Puerto Rico to the Deep South  by Von Diaz 

October 17 - Tasting history: explore the past through 4,000 years of recipes by Max Miller  

November 21 - Make it ahead: a Barefoot Contessa cookbook  by Ina Garten 

December 19 - Bake : my best ever recipes for the classics by Paul Hollywood 

AGE GROUP: | Adults (18+) |

EVENT TYPE: | Cultural & International | Books/Literature/Writing |

TAGS: | EVPL Central |

EVPL Central

Phone: 812.428.8200

Hours
Mon, May 20 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, May 21 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, May 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 26 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

*Originally opened in 1932 and designated as Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library’s main branch, EVPL Central is located at 200 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. With 145,000 square feet, the building contains areas for kids and teens, Maker Central, Education Central, Business Central, study rooms, and the Indiana Room, a special collection of materials that focus on local and regional history. Available for public use, EVPL Central also features the Browning Rooms, a conference room, and a large group room.

Upcoming events

Thu, May 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Large Group Room
A book club, but for cookbooks! Try out a different recipe each month, and come to discuss... more
A book club, but for cookbooks! Try out a different recipe each month, and come to discuss with other passionate home cooks.

Fri, May 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Come and learn how to make your own squishy and gooey Galaxy Slime. A fun science activity... more
Come and learn how to make your own squishy and gooey Galaxy Slime. A fun science activity to see if you can make a galaxy that will look just like NASA photos!

Sat, May 25, 10:00am - 11:30am
Cafe Garden,Café
Come experience reading in comfortable silence with others, enjoy light refreshments, and... more
Come experience reading in comfortable silence with others, enjoy light refreshments, and build community!

Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Lobby,READ Center - River Room ,READ Center - Education Central,Teen Zone
Our Summer: Play Your Way starts on Wednesday, May 29 at all EVPL locations! Join us for a... more
Our Summer: Play Your Way starts on Wednesday, May 29 at all EVPL locations! Join us for a kick-off celebration with crafts, activities, and snacks.

Sat, Jun 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
South Trail
Join us and area mycologist Joshua Dessauer for a hike at USI to identify local mushrooms!

Mon, Jun 03, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room D
Pick up a spice kit each month at EVPL Central and join us for a trip around the the world... more
Pick up a spice kit each month at EVPL Central and join us for a trip around the the world right from your kitchen!

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
READ Center - River Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through... more
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through storytime! For ages 2-5.

Tue, Jun 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Something different every week! Games! S.T.E.A.M.! And other themes.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Lobby
Stop by for health related information to help keep you and your family healthy. Typical... more
Stop by for health related information to help keep you and your family healthy. Typical vendors include Familia Dental, CareSource, Smokefree Communities, and Anthem.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
READ Center - River Room
Join us each Wednesday at EVPL Central and enjoy stories, group learning activities, and... more
Join us each Wednesday at EVPL Central and enjoy stories, group learning activities, and plenty of open play time!

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
READ Center - River Room
Bring the whole family and join us as we move & groove to old classics and new favorites!

Thu, Jun 06, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Browning Event Rooms A And B
Come join us the first Thursday of every month for respected masterpieces, underrated gems,... more
Come join us the first Thursday of every month for respected masterpieces, underrated gems, and fan favorites, projected on a wall-sized screen. Free popcorn and soda at every film.

Fri, Jun 07, 9:30am - 11:30am
Lobby
Join the crew from Patchwork Central in the Central Library lobby for free blood pressure... more
Join the crew from Patchwork Central in the Central Library lobby for free blood pressure screenings.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 10:45am
READ Center - River Room
Songs, rhymes, and playing with toys are great for learning and bonding with your baby! For... more
Songs, rhymes, and playing with toys are great for learning and bonding with your baby! For children ages birth to 24 months with parent/guardian.

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
READ Center - River Room
Children grades 3-6 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the LEGO WeDo... more
Children grades 3-6 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the LEGO WeDo robots! Build and program your own WeDo robot to boost STEAM and coding skills. Registration required.
Registration opens Tuesday, May 28 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
READ Center - River Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through... more
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through storytime! For ages 2-5.

Tue, Jun 11, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
READ Center - River Room
Children grades 3-6 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the LEGO WeDo... more
Children grades 3-6 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the LEGO WeDo robots! Build and program your own WeDo robot to boost STEAM and coding skills. Registration required.
Registration opens Tuesday, May 28 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Something different every week! Games! S.T.E.A.M.! And other themes.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
READ Center - River Room
Join us each Wednesday at EVPL Central and enjoy stories, group learning activities, and... more
Join us each Wednesday at EVPL Central and enjoy stories, group learning activities, and plenty of open play time!

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
READ Center - River Room
Children grades 3-6 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the LEGO WeDo... more
Children grades 3-6 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the LEGO WeDo robots! Build and program your own WeDo robot to boost STEAM and coding skills. Registration required.
Registration opens Tuesday, May 28 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Browning Event Room B
Learn the elements of a good mocktail, sample our creation, and experiment to discover a... more
Learn the elements of a good mocktail, sample our creation, and experiment to discover a signature drink of your own. Registration encouraged.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
READ Center - River Room
Bring the whole family and join us as we move & groove to old classics and new favorites!

Thu, Jun 13, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
READ Center - River Room
Children grades 3-6 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the LEGO WeDo... more
Children grades 3-6 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the LEGO WeDo robots! Build and program your own WeDo robot to boost STEAM and coding skills. Registration required.
Registration opens Tuesday, May 28 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 13, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Browning Event Rooms A And B
Join us for the monthly meeting of the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library Board of Trustees.

Thu, Jun 13, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Large Group Room
Open each event to see more about titles. Join us to view documentaries in the early... more
Open each event to see more about titles. Join us to view documentaries in the early evenings! All are available on our Kanopy streaming platform at kanopy.com/evpl as well.

Fri, Jun 14, 10:00am - 10:45am
READ Center - River Room
Songs, rhymes, and playing with toys are great for learning and bonding with your baby! For... more
Songs, rhymes, and playing with toys are great for learning and bonding with your baby! For children ages birth to 24 months with parent/guardian.

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Kick-start your creativity with a different activity each month!

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
READ Center - River Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through... more
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through storytime! For ages 2-5.

Tue, Jun 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Large Group Room
Join us on the 3rd Tuesday of each month for a Christian Fiction Book Discussion.

Tue, Jun 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Something different every week! Games! S.T.E.A.M.! And other themes.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
READ Center - River Room
Bring the whole family and join us as we move & groove to old classics and new favorites!

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Large Group Room
A book club, but for cookbooks! Try out a different recipe each month, and come to discuss... more
A book club, but for cookbooks! Try out a different recipe each month, and come to discuss with other passionate home cooks.

Fri, Jun 21, 10:00am - 10:45am
READ Center - River Room
Songs, rhymes, and playing with toys are great for learning and bonding with your baby! For... more
Songs, rhymes, and playing with toys are great for learning and bonding with your baby! For children ages birth to 24 months with parent/guardian.