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“Bag It – Is Your Life Too Plastic?”
Tuesday, October 6, 7:00 p.m.
An award-winning documentary on plastic bags – their effects on our oceans, waterways and health. A sometimes funny, deeply inspirational and highly personal account of how plastic, in all its various forms, upsets the environment and threatens human health. Sponsored by Bring Your Own Bag York. Open discussion encouraged and refreshments served.
Monthly Poetry Evening
Thursday, October 8 at 7:00 p.m.
Please bring poems to share, either your own or favorite poems by someone else. The prompt for October is “exodus”. The topic is open for interpretation. Readings from poetry books are welcome. Readings occur in round table format and are facilitated by Priscilla Cookson.
Tuesday, October 13 at 10:30 a.m.
Bob Stevens, a recognized local educator, will lead the October Book Talk discussion on “The Churchill Factor”. Bob, a 35 year member of the International Churchill Society, recently retired as principal of York High School. “The Churchill Factor” was written by Boris Johnson, Mayor of London in 2008. Johnson is known for his Churchill-like wit and erudition. “The New York Times” calls “The Churchill Factor”, “a sparkling blend of history, biography and geography.”
Do You Wonder about Living with Physical Challenges?
York Reads Panel Discussion
Tuesday, October 13 at 7:00 p.m.
A panel of individuals with physical disabilities, share their stories and answer your questions. Hear first-hand what it is like to be visually- or hearing-impaired or to rely on a wheelchair. Signing interpreter for the hearing impaired.
York Reads Book Discussion
Thursday, October 15 at 4:00 p.m.
Kathy Welch & Tracy Pepin, Coastal Ridge Civil Rights Team leaders, will lead a discussion of the York Reads book “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio. Space is limited. Please call the library 363-2818 to reserve a space. Copies of the book are available through the Minerva library system and a limited number are available for purchase ($9.00) at the Library.
Community Resource Directory
A family guide to discover enrichment programs and child care opportunities in the greater York area.