West End
Neighborhood Library

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Retirement Cafe

Let's talk about retirement

The library will be hosting a Retirement Cafe on Tuesday, October 13, at 12:30 p.m.  It will be an open-ended discussion of the joys/challenges/pitfalls of retirement, in areas such as life planning, finance, health care, estate planning--or in any other areas that people want to talk about--and with coffee and sweets.  It's a chance to compare notes and discover/rediscover retirement as a new adventure, a rite of passage, or as something else.  Some of us are near retirement, and some of us are already there.  Join us for the Retirement Cafe and let's talk

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Book Club Pick o' the Month

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The West End Fiction Book Club will meet Tuesday, October 27, at 12:30 p.m. to discuss the national bestseller The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon.  Copies are available at the library.  Pleas

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Author Talk

Marione Ingram to speak on her new book

Author Marione Ingram will speak on The Hands of Peace: A Holocaust Survivor's Fight for Civil Rights in the American South, released July 14, 2014, and sell and sign copies on Monday, September 28, at 7:00 p.m.  Please mark your calendars and join us.

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Book Club Pick 'o the Month

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"

The West End Fiction Book Club will meet Tuesday, September 22, at 12:30 p.m. to discuss "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" by F.

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Meditation Workshop

A two-part series on balancing your life–body, mind and spirit

The library will sponsor a two-part series on the inner peace andjoy of Jyoti meditation to be held Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m.  

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Hot Off the Press

Author Don Fulsom to speak on new book

Don Fulsom will speak on Treason: Nixon and the 1968 Election (Pelican Publishing, 2015) on Wednesday, Sept.

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Beautiful Books about the Beautiful Game

Great Soccer Books at Your Library

Soccer has taken center stage nationally, as the U.S. Women's National Soccer team secured victory at the 2015 World Cup in Canada. While the country celebrated the achievement of the Women's team, allegations of corruption within soccer's governing body, FIFA, left a dark cloud over the sport.  

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My Dream Career

Workshop on career and life planning

Career Coach Blair Goins will lead a 2 1/2-hour workshop on the first steps in identifying the career and life path that is an expression of your true passions and unique genius on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 at 2 p.m.  This is an interactive workshop using revealing written exercises and a focused dialogue so that participants will:   Gain clarity on what they want in an ideal career Uncover any special gifts  Start to discover their true passions in life See what stops them in fulfilling their dreams

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Reading in the Round

A round robin reading of 'Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes'

Join us Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 12:30 p.m. as we take turns reading a-l-o-u-d this ironic short story by J. D.