Book Discussions

Author Visit: Danielle Stammer

Author event with Joplin Tornado Survivor, Danielle Stammer to discuss her book Singing Over Me

Encyclopedia Britannica Stops Print Production

The Encyclopedia Britannica just announced that the 2010 edition it put out a couple of years ago will be the last print edition of the encyclopedia. It will still be available at the link above online, though! In recognition of this milestone, the online version of the Encyclopedia will be free all this week, so you can go research any topic that you would like - for free - this week only.

Eating Between The Lines: 97 Orchard

Between 1863 and 1935, five families lived at 97 Orchard in the Lower East Side in New York City. They were German, Italian, Irish and Jewish (Orthadox and Reform). The author examines their struggles to assimilate into a new country and the impact of their food traditions on American culture.

Eating Between The Lines

For the second of the new Eating Between The Lines discussion group, Madeline will be featuring "The United States of Arugula: The Sun Dried, Cold Pressed, Dark Roasted, Extra Virgin Story of the American Food Revolution" by David Kamp

Eating Between The Lines - canceled

This event has been canceled, please check back for more information later.

Madeline Matson will be leading a new discussion group that will focus on food matters and feature workds of cultural history, social commentary and memior. Next Wednesday, October 14th the first of these discussions will feature "Something From The Oven: Reinventing Dinner In 1950s America" by Laura Shapiro in the MRRL Art Gallery at 7pm.