Virtual Author Event with Allison Pataki

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Join best-selling author, Allison Pataki on Wed., Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. for a virtual discussion of her new novel, “The Queen’s Fortune.”  Books are available at the library for checkout; they are also available as ebooks through Overdrive. 

‘The 1619 Project’ Discussion Group

Beginning Tues., Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m., join educator Beverly Braxton for a bi-weekly discussion exploring “The 1619 Project,” a publication of the New York Times Magazine, which marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to Jamestown, Virginia. 

The series highlights the contributions of black Americans and the many ways the legacy of slavery continues to shape society in the United States. The project includes essays, photos, stories, music and poems that challenge readers to examine their knowledge of U.S. history and provides a lens to understand the moment of racial reckoning we are in today.  

Register online for both programs by visiting www.albertwisnerlibrary.org or call the Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3; a Zoom link will be sent to attend the event.

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Allison Pataki

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