Words on Wednesday: "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City"

Words on Wednesday: "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City"

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

In "Evicted: Poverty and Profit In The American City," Harvard sociologist Matthew Desmond's takes us into the lives of eight struggling families in Milwaukee.  Learn about their struggles and the human cost that evictions can have.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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"Headscarves and Hymens": An International Women's Day Discussion

"Headscarves and Hymens": An International Women's Day Discussion

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

In "Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution," Egyptian-American journalist and activist Mona Eltahawy condemns the repressive political, cultural, and religious forces, both in the Middle East and in the West, that reduce millions of women to second-class citizens and victims of abuse.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Event Type: 
b.y.o.Book Discussion

b.y.o.Book Discussion

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Enjoy hearing about new books or want to share what you loved about the last book you read? Come to this relaxed meetup to talk about what you are reading. This is an open conversation and staff will provide additional reading recommendations. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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