Caregiver Conversations Book Club

Jun 12, 2024
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join the Gunnison Library on Wednesday, June 12 from 11:30am-12:30 pm for this month’s gathering.

Caregiver Conversations are monthly book discussions about raising children, facilitated by Louise Perry, MSW.

Read & discuss: “Never enough: when achievement culture becomes toxic– and what we can do about it” by Jennifer Breheny Wallace.

About the facilitator:
Louise Perry has worked with new families for more than 13 years in the Gunnison Valley, providing support as a birth doula, birth educator, support group facilitator, and currently as a licensed social worker providing psychotherapy to new mothers in partnership with The Family Birth Center at Gunnison Valley Health.

As the Caregiver Conversations facilitator, Louise hopes to provide a supportive space to engage in deeply important and lively discussions about guiding and nurturing our children in modern society. About the book: In Never Enough, reporter Jennifer Breheny Wallace investigates the deep roots of toxic achievement culture. Drawing on interviews with families, educators, and psychologists, she offers a humane view of the crisis plaguing today’s teens and a practical framework for how to help.

More about the event:
Lunch is provided at each gathering. RVSP to Free copies of the month’s book selection are available to check out at the Gunnison Library.

Participants are encouraged to attend even if they are unable to read the whole book. Conversations are centered around exploring ideas, learning new approaches to caregiving, and connecting with others. Spanish translation available! Free and open to all.


Gunnison County has a long history of library service to residents and visitors.