The Rapid City Public Library takes on The Hunger Games
Our newly formed, librarian organized Book Club: Off the Shelf, will feature The New York Times bestseller, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins this month. Meet us on Saturday, March 24 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Bully Blends Coffee and Tea located at 908 Main Street in Rapid City. If you read the book already and need to get caught up read this summary here.
The Hunger Games is the first book in a series that tells the story of the dystopian nation of Panem. Panem, with its shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts, lies in the ruins of a place once known as North America. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the Games.