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Date:
November 16, 2020
Time:
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:
Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Meeting Room AB
Address:
1525 Baldwin Street
Jenison, MI 49428
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Adult Book Discussion Group: "Running with Sherman"

Monday, November 16, 2020

Join us for a book discussion once a month! Newcomers are welcome. This month we will be discussing "Running with Sherman" by Christopher McDougall. Books can be picked up at the circulation desk ahead of time. A heartwarming story about training a rescue donkey to run one of the most challenging races in America. When Chris McDougall agreed to take in a donkey from an animal hoarder, he thought it would be no harder than the rest of the adjustments he and his family had made after moving from Philadelphia to the heart of Pennsylvania Amish country. But when he arrived, Sherman was in such bad shape he could barely move, and his hair was coming out in clumps. Chris decided to undertake a radical rehabilitation program designed not only to heal Sherman's body but to heal his mind as well. It turns out the best way to soothe a donkey is to give it a job, and so Chris decided to teach Sherman how to run. He'd heard about burro racing--a unique type...