Events Calendar / November 21, 2019

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McAuliffe Branch Book Discussion: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Join us for a discussion of this richly plotted book by one of Italy’s most celebrated contemporary authors, Elena Ferrante. Taking place in the 1950s in a poor neighborhood outside of Naples, best friends Elena and Lila grow and transform their relationship over the decades during a period of great change for the country. 

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Special Play Space Activities

Drop in to play with the additional, rotating stations in our Play Space. 

Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm
Fridays 11:00am-1:00pm

Preschool ages.

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Adult Coloring Night

Join us for an evening of coloring, calming tea, and music. Whether you love to color for fun or enjoy filling in all the details, coloring is relaxing and therapeutic! We will provide colored pencils and coloring pages for all levels. You are welcome to bring your own materials. No registration is required.

Meets first and third Thursdays of the month.

Lifelong Learning Lecture: The Good News About Climate Change: Lessons from Germany thumbnail Photo

Lifelong Learning Lecture: The Good News About Climate Change: Lessons from Germany

Guest Speaker: Dr. Sabine von Mering, Director of German and European Studies, Brandeis University

As the fourth largest economy in the world, Germany is currently able to power itself 41% from renewables while having committed to exit nuclear by 2022 and coal by 2038. How did Germany do this? What are the transferable lessons for the U.S.?

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Write to an Author

In honor of National Author’s Day, stop by the library to write a friendly letter to any author you enjoy! Tell them what book they wrote is your favorite, ask them questions, or just draw them a picture. We’ll mail letters at the end of the month to the authors!