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Heather Johnson, a library aide at the circulation desk for three years, will oversee the adult summer reading program with the three featured books at downtown taverns. Johnson's parents were both teachers. Her father, Doug Hjersjo, retired recently after coaching and teaching history at River Falls High School. Heather and her husband Sam live in the town of River Falls at a farm called River Brink Stables with their daughters Maggie, 7, Addie 5 and Katie, almost 2. Submitted photo.

Librarian's project: Bars and books

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RIVER FALLS - Call it 21st century library outreach. There's a new book club in town, and it's coming to a bar near you.

And that's not a misprint.


River Falls Public Library aide Heather Johnson has boosted the visibility of the Adult Summer Reading Program with a book club for those 21 and over.

The novel aspect of this club is that it'll meet at a different local bar each month of summer for a relaxing book discussion.

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