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Humanity 101: "Promises Kept"

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Regardless of how wealthy or poor their parents are, all black boys must confront and surmount the "achievement gap": a divide that shows up not only in our sons' test scores, but in their social and emotional development, their physical well-being, and their outlook on life. As children, they score as high on cognitive tests as their peers, but at some point, the gap emerges. Why?

Location: 
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room

Exam Cram

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 12:00am

Your spot at a quiet table has been reserved. Stop by starting December 9 and ask for space to study alone or with a group. Brain fuel will periodically be provided.

Location: 
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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Exam Cram

Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 12:00am

Your spot at a quiet table has been reserved. Stop by starting December 9 and ask for space to study alone or with a group. Brain fuel will periodically be provided.

Location: 
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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Words on Wednesday: "The Sun Also Rises" by Hemingway

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Journey with Oak Park local, Ernest Hemingway to 1920s Paris and Spain, visiting cafes, fishing in streams, and witnessing the running of the bulls. Traveling with a cast of characters, Hemingway gives us a glimpse into the lives of "the lost generation."

Copies of the book will be available at the Main Library a month before the discussion.

Location: 
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room

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