Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

  • 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
    Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    Read a part in Donna Spector's new comedic take on an ancient Greek myth of join the audience for an entertaining Sunday afternoon.

    If you would like to read a part in the play, contact Kathleen or Siobhan at 986-1047, ext. 5.  There will be a rehersal on October 21 at 6pm.

    AWPL Community Room
    Adult
    Teens
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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 6:15pm - 7:45pm

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm

  • 06:30 PM - 07:45 PM
    Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientis know her as HeLa.  She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells - taken without her knowledge in 1951 - became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for develping the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, in-vitro fertilization, and more.  Henrietta's cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains vitually unknown.  Join Alison Petrus-Wilkins for a discussion of this riveting story of the collision between ethics, race and medicine. 

    Books are available at the library for checkout.

    AWPL Community Room
    Adult
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Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 11:15am - 12:45pm