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This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events
Event Details:
Click here to RSVP for this virtual event. Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah’s debut work, Friday Black, is a collection of twelve short stories that explore the injustices experienced by Black men and women in the U.S.  Adjei-Brenyah, a professor at ...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Classroom
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5), Ages 11-13 (Middle School)
Program Type: Art & Music, Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 291
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Candlelight Concert Society presents, Amit Peled reading A Cello Named Pablo Suitable for ages 5 - 13. Join world renowned cellist Amit Peled as he offers an online reading of his popular children’s book, A Cello Named Pablo.”In this thirty-min...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Author Works: Brandon Hobson & "The Removed" (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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: 42
Event Details:
  Steeped in Cherokee myths and history, a novel about a fractured family reckoning with the tragic death of their son long ago—from National Book Award finalist Brandon Hobson “Brandon Hobson has given us a haunted work, full of voi...
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: 32
Event Details:
  A stunning, deeply satisfying story about how we outlive our upbringings. —Kirkus Reviews Gripping, thought-provoking, and equal parts hilarious and wrenching, Filthy Beasts is the story of a once-wealthy family whose gilded...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Book Corner: Get the Goods on Goodreads (Online)

11:00am - 11:45am
Online Branch
Open
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: 98
Event Details:
  Welcome to Book Corner! In this class we will talk about our current favorite reads and hear from you about your favorites. We will discuss fun questions about books: who is your favorite protagonist of all times, what you love most ab...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Harriet Tubman and Harriet Beecher Stowe (Online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Classroom
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 372
Event Details:
“So you’re the little lady who started this great war!” said President Abraham Lincoln in the fall of 1862 when he finally met Harriet Beecher Stowe. This “little lady” was the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin a roller-coaster anti-slavery nov...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Author works: Katrina Adams - "Own The Arena"

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 185
Event Details:
  “Tennis is a preparatory sport for becoming who you are. It builds character and resilience both inside and outside the sport. It teaches us what it means to have a good loss that helps us to develop smarter strategies for the next match,...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture
Event Details:
In early 2020, the Hispanic literary community led an important national dialogue about the importance of “own voices” literature and inequities in the publishing industry. Leading and award-winning contemporary Latin American writers gather to discu...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

At Noon: Poetry Moments - Episode 1 of 4 (Online)

12:00pm - 12:30pm
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: 49
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 1 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: 53
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.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

At Noon: Poetry Moments - Episode 2 of 4 (Online)

12:00pm - 12:30pm
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: 50
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 2 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: 53
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.

Book Corner

11:00am - 11:45am
Online Branch
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: 100
Event Details:
  Welcome to Book Corner! In this class we will talk about our current favorite reads and hear from you about your favorites. We will discuss fun questions about books: who is your favorite protagonist of all times, what you love most ab...
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 - 12:30pm
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: 50
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 3 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: 53
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.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

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

12:00pm - 12:30pm
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: 50
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: 53
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
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: 200
Event Details:
  This talk provides a unique insight into the life and times of Anne Frank. While building the Anne Frank Trust, Gillian has been privileged to meet some of those who knew Anne Frank and who have quietly shared their personal memor...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Build an Author Website (Online)

10:00am - 11:30am
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, STEM / STEAM, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
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 18+ (Adults)" group.

Book Corner

11:00am - 11:45am
Online Branch
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: 100
Event Details:
  Welcome to Book Corner! In this class we will talk about our current favorite reads and hear from you about your favorites. We will discuss fun questions about books: who is your favorite protagonist of all times, what you love most ab...
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: 50
Event Details:
  The popular saying goes: “A picture’s worth a thousand words.” With the rapid developments in technology, our storytelling is changing to not just be on the page, but through movies, television, and video games--highly visual mediums. Throu...