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    • Wed, February 12, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • William Reif Gallery
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    Wednesday, February 12

    9:30–11:00 am

    During World War II, a family finds life turned upside down when the government opens a Japanese internment camp in their small Colorado town. After a young girl is murdered, all eyes (and suspicions) turn to the newcomers, the interlopers, the strangers.

    This is her town as Rennie Stroud has never seen it before. She has just turned thirteen and, until this time, life has pretty much been what her father told her it should be: predictable and fair. But now the winds of change are coming and, with them, a shift in her perspective. And Rennie will discover secrets that can destroy even the most sacred things.

    Part thriller, part historical novel, Tallgrass is a riveting exploration of the darkest — and best — parts of the human heart.

    All women are invited to these discussions held in the William Reif Gallery to share observations, enthusiasm, insights and the pure enjoyment of reading.

    Walk-ins welcome BUT registration is appreciated! Register by: 2/10

    • Mon, March 02, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • William Reif Gallery
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    Part I:  Claiming Citizenship

    Monday, March 2, 6:30-8:00pm

    Why They Marched is a tribute to the many women who worked tirelessly in communitites across the nation, out of the spotlight, protesting, petitioning, and insisting on their right to full citizenship.  Ware tells her story through the lives of nineteen activists, most of whom have long been overlooked.  Join us for one or all of the discussions! 

    Walk-ins welcome BUT registration is appreciated! Register by: 2/28

    • Thu, March 05, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • William Reif Gallery
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    Thursday, March 5

    12:00-1:30pm 

    Facilitator:  Ruth Ora Jackson

    Review of this groundbreaking book about a new way to be with kids with ADD, ADHD, OCD, and Autism.  Learn about refreshing, new perspectives from 3 practitioners who have had remarkable success with this population.  We will share stories, observations and practical tools that can be used by anyone willing to step beyond conventional treatment.  This is a unique approach that sees beyond labels into the magical of the child.  

    Advanced registration is appreciated but Walk-ins are welcome. 

    • Wed, March 11, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • William Reif Gallery
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    Wednesday, March 11

    9:30–11:00 am

    She took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up writing copy for R.H. Macy’s to become the highest paid advertising woman in the country. 

    Now it’s the last night of 1984 and Lillian, 85 years old but just as sharp and savvy as ever, is on her way to a party. On a walk that takes her over 10 miles around the city, she meets bartenders, bodega clerks, security guards, criminals, children, parents, and parents-to-be, while reviewing a life of excitement and adversity, passion and heartbreak, illuminating all the ways New York has changed — and has not.

    A love letter to city life in all its guts and grandeur, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk paints a portrait of a remarkable woman across the canvas of a changing America.

    All women are invited to these discussions held in the William Reif Gallery to share observations, enthusiasm, insights and the pure enjoyment of reading.

    Walk-ins welcome BUT registration is appreciated! Register by: 3/9

    • Mon, April 06, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • William Reif Gallery
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    Part II:  The Personal is Political

    Monday, April 6, 6:30–8:00p  

    Why They Marched is a tribute to the many women who worked tirelessly in communities across the nation, out of the spotlight, protesting, petitioning, and insisting on their right to full citizenship.  Ware tells her story through the lives of nineteen activists, most of whom have long been overlooked.  Join us for one or all of the discussions! 

    Walk-ins welcome BUT registration is appreciated! Register by: 4/4

    • Wed, April 08, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • William Reif Gallery
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    Wednesday, April 8

    9:30–11:00 am

    Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara’s older brothers became violent. When another brother got himself into college, Tara decided to try a new kind of life. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University. Only then would she wonder if she’d traveled too far, if there was still a way home.

    All women are invited to these discussions held in the William Reif Gallery to share observations, enthusiasm, insights and the pure enjoyment of reading.

    Walk-ins welcome BUT registration is appreciated! Register by: 4/6

    • Mon, May 04, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • William Reif Gallery
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    Part III:  Winning Strategies

    Monday, May 4, 6:30–8:00p

    Why They Marched is a tribute to the many women who worked tirelessly in communities across the nation, out of the spotlight, protesting, petitioning, and insisting on their right to full citizenship.  Ware tells her story through the lives of nineteen activists, most of whom have long been overlooked.  Join us for one or all of the discussions! 

    Walk-ins welcome BUT registration is appreciated! Register by: 5/2

Past events

Wed, January 08, 2020 Bookwoman: Unsheltered: A Novel (BW19-21)


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