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Great Decisions ONLINE

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Off-Site #2
Learn about critical issues facing America with professor Gary Midkiff. Join us on Zoom for a discussion beginning at 1:30 p.m. Register here to get invitation link and password: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uZMlc-2vrzIoFARDuD4mZZqlbcEIUQ3cjw

We will be discussing Chapter 2: India & Pakistan. You can view the FPA’s page on this chapter here: https://www.fpa.org/great_decisions/index.cfm?act=topic_detail&topic_id=84

Before joining the discussion, please watch the corresponding video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggIzGy4j1ik&list=PLDHHJksdsrQFAfjQi4VehimWl_n3SnyGf&index=2
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Cancelled

Common Connections: TED Talk Conversations About Accessible Design

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Elmhurst Public Library
Meeting Room A
Join us for our monthly TED talk viewing and conversation. This month we will watch three TED Talks on the topic of Accessible Design, as part of our Common Connections program series on access.

Why Design Should Include Everyone by Sinéad Burke
Design with the Blind in Mind by Chris Downey
How Architecture Can Create Dignity for All by John Cary
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The Final Mile: Alice Paul, Women’s Suffrage, and Civil Disobedience

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Photograph of Alice Paul
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
The women's suffrage movement in the United States formally began in 1848 at Seneca Falls, NY, but saw painfully little progress over the next 52 years. A new generation of women, led by Alice Paul, took a more confrontational, disruptive, and successful approach. Join us for this history lecture on how Paul and her contemporaries fought through the final mile to the 19th Amendment.
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Great Decisions

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Due to COVID-19, the library will remain closed until May 1st. Our Great Decisions program will go forward as planned, now online with Zoom. Find more information and register here: https://elmhurstpubliclibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=34558&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2020/04/01
Learn about critical issues facing America with professor Gary Midkiff. Pick up a copy of the Great Decisions book at the information desk, while supplies last.
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Great Decisions - ONLINE

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Off-Site #2
Learn about critical issues facing America with professor Gary Midkiff. Join us on Zoom for a discussion beginning at 1:30 p.m. Register here to receive an invitation and password to the meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vpIpcOGopj4qY3axvCULGQrFvAk9WArjPQ

We will be discussing Chapter 3: Red Sea Security. View the FPA’s page on this chapter here: https://www.fpa.org/great_decisions/index.cfm?act=topic_detail&topic_id=85

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Common Connection Film Series: Race

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
movie poster of Race
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Spend an afternoon at the movies each month expanding your mind watching these films. We provide the popcorn. No registration required.

Race
Jesse Owens pushes back against systemic racism at home and in Nazi Germany in order to show the world that he's the fastest man alive.

March 4: Waiting for Superman (2010)
April 1: Beyond the Brink (2018)
May 6: Race (2016)
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Common Connections: TED Talk Conversations About Language

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Elmhurst Public Library
Meeting Room A
Join us for our monthly TED talk viewing and conversation. This month we will watch three TED Talks on the topic of language, as part of our Common Connection program series on access.

A Word Game to Communicate in Any Language by Ajit Narayanan
In Defense of Emojis by Jenn Schilstra
The Enchanting Music of Sign Language by Christine Sun Kim
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Great Decisions

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Learn about critical issues facing America with professor Gary Midkiff. Pick up a copy of the Great Decisions book at the information desk, while supplies last.
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Registration is open

Great Decisions

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Learn about critical issues facing America with professor Gary Midkiff. Pick up a copy of the Great Decisions book at the information desk, while supplies last.
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Registration is closed

Great Decisions

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Learn about critical issues facing America with professor Gary Midkiff. Pick up a copy of the Great Decisions book at the information desk, while supplies last.
View More