Adult

Science Book Club discusses "The Innovators" by Walter Isaacson

Date: 
Mon, 08/15/2016 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Contact: 
Help Desk 986-1047, ext. 3
Age Group: 
Adult

The Innovators is a masterly saga of collaborative genius destined to be the standard history of the digital revolutionand an indispensable guide to how innovation really happens. Isaacson begins the adventure with Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron۪s daughter, who pioneered computer programming in the 1840s. He explores the fascinating personalities that created our current digital revolution, such as Vannevar Bush, Alan Turing, John von Neumann, J.C.R.

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"Dream On" Film Screening and Discussion

Date: 
Fri, 09/30/2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Contact: 
Help Desk 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult
Teen

DREAM ON explores whether the optimistic spirit of the American Dream that Alexis de Tocqueville observed in 1831 is alive and well in the 21st century, or whether George Carlin was right when he famously quipped "It's called the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it."
Community discussion, facilitated by Mary Krauze, will follow the screening. All are invited!

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Spanish for Beginners

Date: 
Tue, 10/11/2016 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Contact: 
Help Desk 986-1047, ext. 3
Age Group: 
Adult
Teen

This program is designed for anyone who would like to learn basic Spanish. Students will be guided using a conversational method, constant pair and group work allowing students to learn in a meaningful and natural way.
Please pick up the course book at the Help Desk.

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