May 22, 2017

Democracy Café

Join us on Friday evening, June 9, at 7:30 for a special program. Chris Phillips returns with a new topic "Democracy Café: A System Unrigged – exploring how to resuscitate and evolve our constitutional republic in ways that make it more genuinely inclusive, open and vibrant."

Several years ago Dr. Phillips facilitated Socrates Café workshops here, which were enthusiastically praised by all those who attended, adults, teenagers, and older school-age children.

The purpose of the interactive discussion is to help everyone learn how to "make the most of their mortal moment, and achieve what the Greeks of old called arête, all-around excellence" - to learn how to ask the crucial questions about how one should live.

Dr. Phillips was a 2014/15 Network Fellow at Harvard University‘s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, 2012 recipient of the Distinguished American Leadership Award, and is a recent Senior Education Fellow at the National Constitution Center.

He travels around the world holding dialogues with people - now it's your turn.

We will close the library at 6 pm as usual, then reopen at 7 pm for this do-not-miss program.

Links:
Socrates Cafe
The Declaration Project



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May 16, 2017

No Parking Saturday

Update: The signs have been changed. The library parking lot will be closed from 10am until 8pm Saturday. If you need to return books, please put them in the book drop early in the morning or very late in the evening. Or bring them back Sunday.

The parking lot will be closed Saturday, May 20th, from noon until 8 pm. If you have books to be returned please to do in the morning or on Sunday.

Books returned this Sunday won't have Saturday fines.

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May 10, 2017

Book Sale 5/13/17 Rain Notwithstanding

If it's raining the sale will be in the Community Center. If sunny - come to the library lawn. 10-3.

Lots of lovely and/or fascinating books. Many thanks to everyone who donated.

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April 24, 2017

Tonight - William Joyce

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