In this event a book is chosen that has special interest to the community. Local artists are invited to interpret the author’s work.  Salem Public Library will exhibit the work during  February.  An opening  reception is scheduled for Tuesday, January 31st from 5:30-7:00pm. “Spare Parts” by Joshua Davis was chosen to be the first. An underdog story about four undocumented Mexican-American teenagers from Phoenix who form a robotics team, and with $800, used car parts and a dream, they build an underwater robot that wins the national robotics competition. On Tuesday, February 21 there will be a talk by Joshua Davis, and a free book give away Sunday Jan 22.

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