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The Supremes at Earl's All You Can Eat.  A novel by Edward Kelsey Moore.  New York Times Bestseller. Hilarious, heartwarming, and poignant....  A rich and complicated yarn.  The Chicago TribuneOne Book. Two Counties. Fifteen Fun Programs.

Live Author Appearance!

The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat
by Edward Kelsey Moore


Kick Off/Launch
Thursday, September 7, 6:00 p.m.
West Lafayette Public Library

Gather in one of our area’s oldest diner-style restaurants. Chat about the book. Hungry? Buy a sweet or savory treat! Join us: 101 N Grant Street, West Lafayette.

Book Group Discussion
Monday, September 11, 10:30 a.m.
Union Township-Monticello Public Library

Newcomers are welcomed! Join us: W. Broadway & S. First Streets, Monticello, IN

Workshop: Where To Set Your Story
September 13, 6 p.m., Second Flight Books

Laura Kendall (MFA, Butler 2016) explores ways to use setting for fiction and nonfiction. Learn how Edward Kelsey Moore’s use of place helps tell his story. Join us: 2200 Elmwood Street, Market Square, Lafayette.

Special! Fireside Book Group
Friday, September 15, 10:30 a.m., TCPL Klondike

Branch Assistant Kathy Shaw highlights The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat Join us: 3062 Lindberg Road, W.L.

One Great Read Gallery Walk
Friday, September 15, 6 p.m., Tippecanoe Arts Federation

Mix and mingle. Chat about 12+ years of One Great Read books and programs. Stroll downtown. Join us: 638 North St, Lafayette

PBS Film: Eleanor Roosevelt
Thursday, September 21, 6 p.m., TCPL Downtown

Despite a painful childhood, shy nature, and difficult marriage, Eleanor Roosevelt influenced social policies and helped create the first international charter on human rights. This biography explores her surprising private life (2000, 1 hr 32 min). Join us: 627 South Street, Lafayette

Photography: Diners Of Indiana
September 30, 2 p.m., TCPL Downtown

Photographer and folklorist Kay Westhues presents photographs of Indiana diners. Hear about her experiences. A photo print sale follows the program.


Book Chat
Tuesday, October 3, 7 p.m., TCPL Wyandotte

Branch Manager Leanne York leads the discussion. Join us: 5542 E. 50 S., Lafayette

Diner-Tastic Fun
Saturday, October 7, 3 p.m., TCPL Downtown

A diner stars in this year’s One Great Read. Join a storytime starring diners, waitresses, and crafts. Do a diner dash. (Take an order, dash around, and deliver it safely!) Ages 6 & up.

Sunday Special: Family Diner
Sunday, October 8, 3 p.m., TCPL Klondike

Listen to special stories. Make a "burger." Enjoy a treat from the Klondike Family diner, "where everyone is family." Grades K – 6.

Brown Bag Discussion
Thursday, October 12, 12 p.m., TCPL Downtown

TCPL Reference Librarian Sherri McGlothlin invites newcomers, book groups & solo readers to bring a snack or lunch and chat about the book.

Saving Family Memories
Tuesday, October 17, 7 p.m., TCPL Downtown

Get hands on with new digital technologies. Save and share precious family memories. Preserve photos, videos, and important documents. Explore a variety of Family Memory Center resources.

Scan-A-Rama - Family Memory Center
Saturday, October 28, 2-5 p.m., TCPL Downtown

October is a time for celebrating family and diversity. Join in one great celebration. Bring up to 5 historic photos, postcards, or documents to scan! Download and save to your device, a USB drive, or your own CD. Archival prints also available at $1 per print.

Live! Edward Kelsey Moore
Author Program, Book Sale & Signing
Saturday, October 21, 2 p.m., TCPL Downtown

Meet the author of The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat. Learn about his career. Hear Moore read from his debut novel and the newly-published, The Supremes Sing the Happy Heartache Blues.


WALLA Lunch & Book Chat
November 7,
11:45 a.m., St. Andrew United Methodist Church

Participate in a bread and soup free-will offering luncheon and book discussion. Join us: 4703 N 50 W, West Lafayette, IN.



One Great Read committee members are required to host at least one activity per year. Anyone interested in joining the committee or hosting an event may call 765-429-0113.

All library programs are sponsored by Friends Associations.


Alison Moss, TCPL Head Reference Librarian, 429-0176, amoss​@​tcpl.lib.in.us
Scott Tracey, WLPL Manager-Technology, Programming & Community Partnerships, 743-2261, stracey​@​wlaf.lib.in.us
Monticello-Union Township Public Library, (574) 583-2665, cwells​@​monticello.lib.in.us
Tippecanoe Arts Federation, 423-2787, taf​@​tippecanoeartsfederation.org
Marina Neal, TCPL Communications and PR, 429-0167, mneal​@​tcpl.lib.in.us
Laura Kendall, Owner, Second Flight Books, 2200 Elmwood, (765) 250-3368, secondflightbooks​@​gmail.com
Peggy Fields, Barnes and Noble Booksellers Community Relations Manager, 449-4330, crm2810​@​bn.com
Wabash Area Lifetime Learning Association, 746-2006, office​@​wallaonline.org

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