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Asian American Literature book club (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Terrapin Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Read and discuss books by Asian authors or based on the Asian experience.  3rd Mondays; 7 - 8 pm.  Join for an online discussion of the following titles:  April 19:  Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Jong&n...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

At Noon: Poetry Moments - Episode 3 of 4 (Online)

12:00pm - 12:45pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
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NATIONAL POETRY MONTH CELEBRATION “When I began to listen to poetry, it’s when I began to listen to the stones, and I began to listen to what the clouds had to say, and I began to listen to others. And I think, most importantly for all of us, then...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Women & the American Revolution (Part 3 of 4) (Online)

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 72
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The revolutionary war was fought on battlefields, in forests, and on the homefront—and the contributions of American women shaped the fight at every turn. They did this in every way imaginable, and while some prospered and thrived when the war came...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

At Noon: Poetry Moments - Episode 4 of 4 (Online)

12:00pm - 12:45pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Event Details:
NATIONAL POETRY MONTH CELEBRATION “When I began to listen to poetry, it’s when I began to listen to the stones, and I began to listen to what the clouds had to say, and I began to listen to others. And I think, most importantly for all of us, then...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Women & the American Revolution (Part 4 of 4) (Online)

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 72
Event Details:
The revolutionary war was fought on battlefields, in forests, and on the homefront—and the contributions of American women shaped the fight at every turn. They did this in every way imaginable, and while some prospered and thrived when the war came...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Writers LIVE! Elizabeth Gilbert (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Event Details:
Elizabeth Gilbert will be in conversation with Cija Jefferson about her work. In her lectures Gilbert talks about her writing and seizing the opportunity to live a life guided by creativity rather than fear.  Gilbert’s mem...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
Most editors of both magazines and presses will say that they read the first, last and middle page of a story before deciding if they want to read more. Potential readers are even less forgiving. When I pick up a new book, if the first line doesn’t h...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 185
Event Details:
This talk with historian Gillian Walnes Perry provides a unique insight into the life and times of Anne Frank. While building the Anne Frank Trust, Perry has been privileged to meet some of those who knew Anne Frank and ...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Build an Author Website (Online)

10:00am - 11:30am
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Terrapin Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, STEM / STEAM, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Details:
  In this workshop, Meg Eden will discuss the importance and function of having an author website, and will walk through the basics of creating a website on Squarespace. We will also briefly discuss blogs and creating a free website thro...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Rainbow Reads for Kids (Online)

10:15am - 11:00am
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 0 - 4 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool), Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community & Culture
Event Details:
Join Laci Radford, Children's Instructor & Research Specialist, in a safe space where we'll explore a beautiful rainbow of LQBTQIA+ picture books and the importance of representation in children's media. This presentation is part of the H...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community & Culture
Event Details:
Join Ash and Angie, Instructors & Research Specialists from Central Branch, as they promote LGBTQ+ book recommendations for adults. Titles will include fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels. This presentation is part of the HoCo Ra...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.

Teen Rainbow Reads (Online)

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 17 (High School)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community & Culture
Event Details:
Looking for some great books and comics featuring LGBTQIA+ main characters and/or written/illustrated by LGBTQIA+ creators? Join an awkward, nerdy "Bibrarian" for a quick rundown of some of this year's favorites plus some oldie-goldie classics, and f...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Asian American Literature book club (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Terrapin Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Read and discuss books by Asian authors or based on the Asian experience.  3rd Mondays; 7 - 8 pm.  Join for an online discussion of the following titles:  April 19:  Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Jong&n...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
  Hear about the best in Crime Fiction from the Best ! Influencer and award winning crime fiction blogger, Kristopher Zgorski will reveal the best upcoming mysteries and thrillers. Crime fiction is Kristopher's passion and his elega...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Adult Summer Reading Showcase

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 200
Event Details:
Travel without restriction via a wide variety of transporting reads, mapped by an adventuresome crew of HCLS Instructors!  Explore the Adult Summer Reading 2021 list, discover how to participate in summer reading, and learn about upcom...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 991
Event Details:
Hannibal B. Johnson, author of Black Wall Street 100: An American City Grapples With Its Historical Racial Trauma, reflects on the events of the Tulsa Massacre which took place 100 years ago, May 31 - June 1, 1921, and how the historic and ...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Classroom
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, STEM / STEAM, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
In this workshop, we discuss examples of games that tell stories through objects, and go into our own writing exercises inspired by video games.  With the rapid developments in technology, our storytelling is changing to not just be on t...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Asian American Literature book club (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Terrapin Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Read and discuss books by Asian authors or based on the Asian experience.  3rd Mondays; 7 - 8 pm.  Join for an online discussion of the following titles:  April 19:  Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Jong&n...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Teen Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Art & Music, Author & Literary Events, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
HoCoPoLItSo's Bauder Poet-in-Residence Steven Leyva will add a little poetry to the library's summer reading program on Wednesday, June 23, 1 to 2 p.m. Leyva, an award-winning poet and professor, will offer a writing workshop and pep talk, The P...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Asian American Literature book club (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Terrapin Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Read and discuss books by Asian authors or based on the Asian experience.  3rd Mondays; 7 - 8 pm.  Join for an online discussion of the following titles:  April 19:  Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Jong&n...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Asian American Literature book club (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Terrapin Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Read and discuss books by Asian authors or based on the Asian experience.  3rd Mondays; 7 - 8 pm.  Join for an online discussion of the following titles:  April 19:  Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Jong&n...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Asian American Literature book club (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Terrapin Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Read and discuss books by Asian authors or based on the Asian experience.  3rd Mondays; 7 - 8 pm.  Join for an online discussion of the following titles:  April 19:  Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Jong&n...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Asian American Literature book club (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Terrapin Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Read and discuss books by Asian authors or based on the Asian experience.  3rd Mondays; 7 - 8 pm.  Join for an online discussion of the following titles:  April 19:  Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Jong&n...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Asian American Literature book club (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Terrapin Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Read and discuss books by Asian authors or based on the Asian experience.  3rd Mondays; 7 - 8 pm.  Join for an online discussion of the following titles:  April 19:  Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Jong&n...