In conjuction with the August 21st solar eclipse*, the entire reading community of our Regional Library System is reading the book Jade Dragon Mountain by Elsa Hart. Paperback copies of the book are available now for sign out. Our book discussion will take place August 18th at 10:00 am at the Havelock Library.
This book, set in China in the 18th century, involves the emperor traveling from Beijing to the southwestern part of his empire to command an eclipse. The book is a murder mystery in the vein of Agatha Christie’s works, and features Li Du, an exile imperial librarian, as the major sleuth. Ebook and audio formats are currently available from: https://cpcregional.overdrive.
*Note: In Morehead City on August 21st, the solar eclipse will begin at 1:22 pm. The time of maximum eclipse is 2:50 pm and the eclipse will end at 4:10 pm. Please view safely!