The Day the World Came to Town
by Jim DeFede recounts “when 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at Gander International Airport in Canada by the closing of U.S. airspace on September 11, the population of this small town on Newfoundland Island swelled from 10,300 to nearly 17,000…(an) inspiring story of the residents of Gander, Canada whose acts of kindness have touched the lives of thousands of people & been an example of humanity & goodwill” (Amazon).
Join librarian Chelsea Heisler & fellow book club members for an in-person chat in December. Available in regular print & audiobook through MeL. This title is also available as an ebook & e-audiobook on Hoopla & Libby. CD soundtrack copies of Come From Away (based on this book) will also be available at the Help Desk or on Hoopla. Whether you attend regularly or this is your first meeting—all participants are welcome!