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  • READER SUBMITTED: Pearl Street Centennial Celebration - Book Discussions through the Decades

    Date of Program: Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Pearl Street Branch Library 2014 marks The Pearl Street Branch Library's 100th Anniversary! Please join us in our year long Pearl Street Branch Centennial Celebration. The thought provoking series, "Book Discussions through the Decades," continues with The Shoes of the Fisherman by Morris L. West on Monday, August 4th at 7:00 PM at the Pearl Street Branch Library. The Shoes of the Fisherman is a 1963 novel that focuses on international politics and the role of the Roman Catholic Church in international affairs. The story describes the election and career of a Slav as Pope, fifteen years before the historic election of Karol Wojtyla as Pope John Paul II. Special guest facilitator, Reverend Dr. Steven Blackburn, holds a Ph.D. in Religion and is an ordained minister in the Congregational Church. He is also the Library Director at Hartford Seminary. Refreshments will be served at the discussion and copies of the book are available for check-out at either library location. Additionally, the Centennial Anniversary Committee have planned numerous events for the exciting year ahead, among them: a fascinating program and display on the history of marbles, "Delving into 1914 and Beyond"-presented by the Enfield Historical Society, a time capsule, "meet Andrew Carnegie"-with Richard Clark, an outdoor movie, special displays, and much more! Be on the lookout for event listings via email, press, library signage, and our library web page. All programs at the Pearl Street Branch Library and Enfield Public Library are free and all are welcome. To register for upcoming programs and events, please visit the Circulation Desk at either library, or call 860-253-6433 (Pearl Street Branch Library) or 860-763-7512 (Enfield Public Library). For further information, you may also email the Anniversary Committee at: PearlStreetLibrary100@gmail.com, or visit the library webpage: http://www.enfieldpubliclibrary.org.
  • Authors Goodman, Schoenberger At Twain House

    Authors Goodman, Schoenberger At Twain House
    On Monday July 21, at 7 p.m., The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, and HartBeat Ensemble will present best-selling author and investigative reporter Amy Goodman. Her appearance is part of her lecture series, "The Silenced...

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance
    Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked. But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...

    Daughter Of A Slave, With Deep Roots In Hartford

    Daughter Of A Slave, With Deep Roots In Hartford
    Frances Taylor Dunham Catlett, a social worker, painter and poet, came from an African American family with deep roots in Hartford. Many members of her extended family have made significant contributions in education, social work, the union movement,...

    At church, a growing emphasis on charity beyond passing the plate

    At church, a growing emphasis on charity beyond passing the plate
    From the back seat of their Toyota SUV, Tracy Scott's children spotted the woman. She was standing near a highway entrance ramp on the North Side, apparently homeless, and the Scott kids wanted to say hello. But they were in the wrong lane. So Scott...