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Simon Winchester, The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 6:30pm | Open to the Public | Members' Room | $15 per person | Advance registration required
The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement—precision—in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future.
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The Writing Life

Prompt! with Carol Weston (June 2018 session)

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:00am | For members only | Whitridge Room | free of charge | no registration required
Rediscover the joy of writing in these fun and instructive drop-in sessions with Speed of Life author Carol Weston. Participants receive a prompt and write freely for ten minutes, after which they are encouraged to share their work with the group. Two prompts per class. Ideal for jumpstarting your writing, generating new ideas, or breaking out of blocks.
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Holiday Closing: Independence Day

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 9:00am | Holiday Closing

The Library is closed all day on Wednesday, July 4, for Independence Day. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Holiday Closing: Labor Day

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 11:00am to Monday, September 3, 2018 - 5:00pm | Holiday Closing

The Library is closed Saturday, September 1, Sunday, September 2, and Monday, September 3, for Labor Day. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Holiday Closing: Columbus Day

Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 11:00am to Monday, October 8, 2018 - 5:00pm | Holiday Closing

The Library is closed Sunday, October 7 and Monday, October 8 for Columbus Day. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Holiday Closing: Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 5:00pm to Friday, November 23, 2018 - 5:00pm | Holiday Closing

The Library closes at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 21 and is closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for Thanksgiving. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Exhibitions

The Library showcases our historic collections and the literary culture of the city with themed public exhibitions on the second floor. Exhibitions are offered for six to twelve months, and both members and nonmembers are welcome to drop by any time the Library is open.

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