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There will be a MPS meeting on Monday, June 15 at 7 PM

at WCCA TV studio, 415 Main St.

See you there!

There is also a Vigil on Sunday, as usual at 10 AM at the Mount Carmel Apartments!

Please attend! We have updates and events to share with you!

Mark you Calendar JULY 16!

Thank you,

Mauro DePasquale
MPS

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Sign up for the Worcester Public Library Summer Reading Program 2017 “Build a Better World”!!

The program runs June 23 – August 19 and is for all ages!

Track your time spent reading, listening to a book or attending library programs, and earn prizes!

This year the adults can even win a Worcester Wares t-shirt!

Also, be sure to join us for the Summer Reading Kickoff Events – they are fun for the whole family!

The kickoffs will be held at all WPL Branches on Friday, June 23, and at the Main Library at Salem Square, downtown, on Saturday, June 24.

Visit http://www.mywpl.org/article/summer-reading-program for more info and to sign up for the Summer Reading Program!

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Hello, Worcester!

This Saturday, June 10, the Worcester Public Library is once again hosting Un-Common Cinema.

If you are unfamiliar with the series, it is a film discussion group seeking to bridge touchy subjects with an open heart.

These films are chosen to strike a chord, in order to talk later about whoever we are, however we feel and whatever we believe.

This coming film is a doozy. Birth of a Nation 2016 pokes the bear twice.

The name, artfully chosen, is shared by another film, back in 1915. Also racially charged, the 1915 version of Birth of a Nation glorifies the Klu Klux Klan.

We will not be watching this film.

We will be watching , 2-4 pm in the Saxe Room, of the Main Library, Salem Sq., Birth of a Nation 2016.

This is not your Grandfather’s Birth of a Nation. The Director, Nate Parker turns the film upside down, and instead focuses on the historical slave rebellion of 1831, orchestrated by slave Nat Turner.

The film is controversial from the beginning. So come to the library,
relax, enjoy the movie, stay for the discussion if you want,
and let it all out.

Jillian

Jillian M. Parsons
Reference Librarian
Worcester Public Library

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And MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!!

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