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The Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War II

A Virtual Book Discussion

2020-05-15 14:00:00 2020-05-15 15:00:00 America/Chicago The Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War II Zoom Event

Friday, May 15
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-05-15 14:00:00 2020-05-15 15:00:00 America/Chicago The Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War II Information and Reader Services librarians will lead a discussion on Zoom of Robert Matzen's 2019 title about the World War II experiences that shaped the beloved actress and humanitarian's life. Zoom Event

Information and Reader Services librarians will lead a discussion on Zoom of Robert Matzen's 2019 title about the World War II experiences that shaped the beloved actress and humanitarian's life.

The book will be discussed in 5 sessions, each corresponding to a part of the book:

May 1: part I: Cauldron
May 15 part II: Long Live Oranje!
May 29: part III: Resistance & part IV: The Liberators
June 12: part V: Toys & part VI: Pursued

The book is available with no waiting as an ebook or eaudiobook on Hoopla. As part of Hoopla's Bonus Books Program, the ebook does not count as one of your monthly borrows.

Registration required.

Details on how to participate will be sent after registration.

 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Books & Authors |

TAGS: | Virtual Event |

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Tue, Jul 14, 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Wed, Jul 15, 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Wed, Jul 15, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
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Thu, Jul 16, 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Fri, Jul 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Fri, Jul 17, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
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Mon, Jul 20, 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Mon, Jul 20, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
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Tue, Jul 21, 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Thu, Jul 23, 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Fri, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Fri, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
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Tue, Jul 28, 7:30pm - 7:45pm
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Tue, Jul 28, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
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Try out recipes from a different cookbook, then discuss your experience on Zoom with fellow foodies.

Wed, Jul 29, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
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Grab your lunch and join us for a bilingual storytime on Zoom! ¡Toma tu almuerzo y júntanos para un tiempo de cuentos bilingües en Zoom!

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