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What's Cooking?

Book Discussion

2024-05-23 18:00:00 2024-05-23 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, May 23
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-23 18:00:00 2024-05-23 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, Jun 24 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 25 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 26 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 27 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 28 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 29 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 30 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

Tue, Jun 25, 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 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Something different every week! Games! S.T.E.A.M.! And other themes.

Wed, Jun 26, 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 27, 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!

Rescheduled
Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
New date Thursday, June 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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 28, 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, Jul 01, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
READ Center - River Room
Join the Evansville Police Department for a special storytime featuring stories, songs, and... more
Join the Evansville Police Department for a special storytime featuring stories, songs, and activities to teach kids about safety and the daily life of a police officer.

Tue, Jul 02, 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, Jul 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Something different every week! Games! S.T.E.A.M.! And other themes.

Wed, Jul 03, 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, Jul 03, 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!

Fri, Jul 05, 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, Jul 05, 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, Jul 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Join us as we welcome local musician and music educator Monte Skelton for storytime and... more
Join us as we welcome local musician and music educator Monte Skelton for storytime and musical fun!

Mon, Jul 08, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Join us as we learn new skills and get ready for kindergarten!

Tue, Jul 09, 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, Jul 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Something different every week! Games! S.T.E.A.M.! And other themes.

Wed, Jul 10, 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, Jul 11, 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, Jul 11, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Lobby
A voter registration drive presented in association with the League of Women Voters of... more
A voter registration drive presented in association with the League of Women Voters of Southwest Indiana in the Central Library lobby

Thu, Jul 11, 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.

Fri, Jul 12, 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, Jul 15, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Join us as we learn new skills and get ready for kindergarten!

Tue, Jul 16, 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, Jul 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Large Group Room
Join us on the 3rd Tuesday of each month for a Christian Fiction Book Discussion.

Tue, Jul 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Something different every week! Games! S.T.E.A.M.! And other themes.

Wed, Jul 17, 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, Jul 18, 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, Jul 18, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Browning Event Room B
Have extra craft supplies taking up space in your home? Come swap them!

Thu, Jul 18, 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, Jul 19, 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, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Kick-start your creativity with a different activity each month!

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Café
Practice coding Ozobot robots in different events inspired by the Summer Olympics during... more
Practice coding Ozobot robots in different events inspired by the Summer Olympics during this four day camp! *Registration Required

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Children grades K-3 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the KIBO robots!... more
Children grades K-3 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the KIBO robots! KIBOs are a screen-free way to build STEAM and coding skills. Registration required.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Join us as we learn new skills and get ready for kindergarten!

Tue, Jul 23, 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, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Café
Practice coding Ozobot robots in different events inspired by the Summer Olympics during... more
Practice coding Ozobot robots in different events inspired by the Summer Olympics during this four day camp! *Registration Required

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Children grades K-3 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the KIBO robots!... more
Children grades K-3 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the KIBO robots! KIBOs are a screen-free way to build STEAM and coding skills. Registration required.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Something different every week! Games! S.T.E.A.M.! And other themes.

Wed, Jul 24, 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, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Café
Practice coding Ozobot robots in different events inspired by the Summer Olympics during... more
Practice coding Ozobot robots in different events inspired by the Summer Olympics during this four day camp! *Registration Required

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Children grades K-3 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the KIBO robots!... more
Children grades K-3 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the KIBO robots! KIBOs are a screen-free way to build STEAM and coding skills. Registration required.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 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, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Café
Practice coding Ozobot robots in different events inspired by the Summer Olympics during... more
Practice coding Ozobot robots in different events inspired by the Summer Olympics during this four day camp! *Registration Required

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
READ Center - River Room
Children grades K-3 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the KIBO robots!... more
Children grades K-3 will enjoy a four-day-long robotics camp featuring the KIBO robots! KIBOs are a screen-free way to build STEAM and coding skills. Registration required.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 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.