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The Price by Arthur Miller

The Price by Arthur Miller

You are cordially invited to attend "In the Arena," an occasional series presented by the Southwest Library in cooperation with Arena Stage.  

Nina Simone: Live in '65 and '68

Nina Simone: Live in '65 and '68

7 p.m., Wed., Nov. 8

You are cordially invited to attend a screening of Nina Simone: Live in '65 and '68 presented in cooperation with Arena Stage in conjunction with the production of 

The Prtice of Admission by Daniel Golden

The Price of Admission by Daniel Golden

Southwest Book Discussion, 1 p.m., Sat., Sept. 30, 2017

You are cordially invited to attend the September Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 30.  Copies of this month's title, The Price of Admission by Daniel Golden are available at the information desk.

The Buntline Special: a weird west tale by Mike Resnick

The Weird Wild West

I wouldn't call myself a fan of westerns. I don't dislike them, I'm just not crazy about them. What I am a fan of is weird. Add some ghosts or aliens to anything and I'm on board.  Here are a few weird westerns that I can't get enough of. Outer Dark by Cormac McCarthy

Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Southwest Book Discussion, 1 p.m., Sat., August 26

You are cordially invited to attend the monthly Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., August 26.  Copies of this month's selection, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates are available at the information desk.

Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert

Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert

Southwest Book Discussion, Sat., July 29 at 1 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the next Southwest Library book discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., July 29.  Copies of this month's title, Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert are available at the information desk.

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Ready to Learn

Tuesday, July 11 at 7 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the Ready to Learn Building Reading Skills workshop. What skills must a young child have to learn to read? This workshop uses Super Why to introduce participants to skills such as letter recognition and word families - the balanced literacy approach shown to help young children learn to read.

Meditation for Dummies

Meditation for Stress Reduction

Wed., June 28 at 7 p.m.

Join meditation instructor David Newcomb as he teaches simple meditation practices that can be used for reducing stress in daily life.

Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Southwest Library book discussion, Sat., June 24 at 1 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the monthly Southwest Library book discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., June 24.  Copies of the June title, The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes, are available at the information desk.

Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day

Children's Books with an Environmental Theme

Earth Day is April 22 and Arbor Day is April 28. In celebration of these two holidays, here is a list of chapter books for kids. These books are not too heavy handed, but are entertaining and thought-provoking. Hopefully, they will get the next generation thinking about our world, and how they can best take care of it. Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

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