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Teen STEM Programs

Teens are invited to participate in a variety of STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) programs this summer at Main Library. If registration is required, click the link for the date for which you want to register. Photo-o-genic Wednesdays, Jul. 9, Jul. 30 ~ 2 – 3 p.m. Use digital cameras to capture sights and sounds. […]

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Sci-Fi Film Festival

Celebrate the mid-point of Summer Reading 2014 with a week of Science Fiction movies. Each day during the week of July 7, we’ll be showing a different sci-fi movie at a different DCL location. Note: Due to licensing restrictions, we are unable to list the titles of the movies on this page. For information on what […]

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Sarah’s Key

Until page 166, we shared two different narratives: • 3rd person omnipotent telling the story of Sarah, a victim of the Velodrome d’ Hiver roundup; • 1st person of a 45 year old American journalist who is married to a Frenchman, mother of preteen, experience trouble in her marriage, who has been assigned to write […]

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The Audacity of Hope

Well, better late than never, and well worth taking the time to read this well-known book by Obama, published in 2006. One of the most interesting aspects for me came about precisely because I read it so long after it was written — pondering Obama’s views of 8 years ago in light of his subsequent […]

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Sisters — Nancy Jensen Incest, murder by faking a suicide by hanging, desertion, despair, anger, forced marriage, homosexuality, pride, suburban wife slaving for her husband, Vietnam War, estrangement, death—SECRETS. I should have expected this dismal story from the cover art—two broken tea cups. Any redeeming reason to read this book—Theme – share information, tell the […]

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