Events - 2 Mar 18

Coffee House

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This is a special moment when the community gathers together to talk about everything and anything (…in English of course!) and sips coffee and tea. Coffee House is free and open to all library members. Just drop in, no need to reserve! This Friday is exceptional…Coffee House WILL take place during school holidays since the library is hosting a special guest speaker, Gerald Shea.

 

Talk on deafness by Gerald Shea "The Sounds of Silence"

 

Gerald Shea will be speaking on “The Sounds of Silence: dealing with deafness

Gerald Shea has lived most of his life in New York and in Paris, and practiced law in both cities for many years. He has published internationally in legal and financial journals.  He has written two books for a general audience, Song Without Words: Discovering My Deafness Halfway Through Life and The Language of Light: A History of Silent Voices. He and his wife live in Paris and spend summers in Massachusetts.

No reservations necessary. Limited seating so come early! The Speaker program offers special guest speakers from September 2017 through June 2018 and has been made possible through a generous grant from the American Embassy. For information on the talks through March click here.

Reading Shakespeare

ShakespeareTreat yourself to an afternoon of a collective reading of Shakespeare’s Henry the Fourth. This activity consists of watching a BBC production on DVD and then reading relative scenes. This is a great activity for lovers of language and fans of the great wit. The activity is free for library members. Please sign up at the front desk.

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