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
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Writers' Word Feast

Writers' Word Feast

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

A writers' group for fiction writers of all types and genres. Bring something yummy to share, your words, and words yet to be written. Each writer will get a chance to read their story, poem, or novel chapter and receive feedback from the group. Then we will WRITE!

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
OPRF Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn Series

OPRF Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn Series

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Bring a brown bag lunch and brush up on topics and issues critical to small business success. Free to Chamber Members ($25 nonmember fee).  Each session runs from 11:30am - 1pm.  Go to www.oprfchamber.org and click 'Lunch and Learn' under the programming tab to find registration links and more information about each session.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
OPRF Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn Series

OPRF Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn Series

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Bring a brown bag lunch and brush up on topics and issues critical to small business success. Free to Chamber Members ($25 nonmember fee).  Each session runs from 11:30am - 1pm.  Go to www.oprfchamber.org and click 'Lunch and Learn' under the programming tab to find registration links and more information about each session.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Writers' Word Feast

Writers' Word Feast

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

A writers' group for fiction writers of all types and genres. Bring something yummy to share, your words, and words yet to be written. Each writer will get a chance to read their story, poem, or novel chapter and receive feedback from the group. Then we will WRITE! (We also eat since it's a feast!)

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room

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