Author Event: Zachary Lazar, I Pity the Poor Immigrant, September 12

Books Authors and Writing
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vida Ellison Gallery - Level 7

With his distinctive writing style and a clever sense for blending the lives of fictional characters into the stories of true life, Zachary Lazar is an author for the new century. Denver Public Library is thrilled to host Lazar for an exclusive reading and talk about his most recent novel, I Pity the Poor Immigrant, called 'brilliant' in the New York Times Book Review. Artfully blending the history of mobster, Meyer Lansky, with an eccentric cast of real and imagined characters, Lazar’s novel has been garnering fantastic reviews from readers and critics alike.

Connect 4 Health Colorado Outreach Tables / Información sobre seguros de salud

Life Skills
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Boomers Leading Change in Health, an assistance site for Connect for Health Colorado, will provide answers to your questions regarding insurance. If you have it and need to know how to use it; if you don't have it and need to know how to get signed up. We are here to answer your questions and set up one on one appointments if necessary.

Seniors in September

Health and Wellness
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, followed by luncheon at noon in Central Library, Level B2 Conference Center

Denver Commission on Aging and Denver Office on Aging present
Seniors in September
Shining a Light on the Services for Older Adults in the Community

Free Information Resource Fair Sponsored by Optum—10 a.m.-noon, Denver Art Museum
Talk with representatives to learn about services available for Denver’s older adults.

Health Fair Sponsored by Optum— 10 a.m.-noon, Denver Art Museum
Blood Pressure Check, Blood Sugar Check, Memory Assessment and Diabetic Foot Check

iPod, iPhone & iPad 101

Computers and Tech
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn the basics of using Apple gadgets including customizing appearance, changing settings, and using iCloud. If you're thinking about buying an Apple device, come for the beginning of the class to hear what makes them different. Bring your device and your questions!

Active Minds Presents- Aviation: From Kitty Hawk to Today

Performance and Presentations
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm

Join Active Minds for a review of aviation in the United States. We will begin the story with the Wright Brothers and end with a look at the airline industry today. In between, we’ll visit Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, aviation in the military, and the impact of 9/11.

Active Minds®: expanding lives and minds with community- based educational programs. Sponsored by the Stapleton Master Community Association.

Active Minds Presents: Saudi Arabia

Performance and Presentations
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm

With over 20% of the world's proven oil reserves, the importance of Saudi Arabia to the United States (and the world) has been clear for some time. That does not mean, however, that Saudi Arabia's place in the world is simple or straightforward; far from it. Join Active Minds as we tell the story of Saudi Arabia. We will cover Saudi history, the current impact of the Arab Spring, and the complicated role played by Wahhabi Islam and Sunni Islam in the country and the region.

Las Comadres & Friends Nationals Latino Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room - basement

Meeting every fourth Saturday of the month in the basement Community Room.
We welcome any book-lover interested in reading English-language works by Latina and Latino authors. For more information or to join the book club and view the books for upcoming months visit:
The September book selection is Take This Man: A Memoir by Brando Skyhorse.

Meet "Soldier Girls" Author Helen Thorpe: September 3

Books Authors and Writing
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

From Denver’s own award-winning “meticulously observant” (The New Yorker) and “masterful” (Booklist) writer Helen Thorpe comes a groundbreaking account of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, and how their military service affected their friendship, their personal lives, and their families. Join us for a reading and discussion with the author.

Pre-event Online Chat with author Zachary Lazar

Books Authors and Writing
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In anticipation of our author event with bestselling author Zachary Lazar, he'll be connecting with readers right on Facebook on Tuesday, September 9 before his event on Friday, September 12. Meet the author at our Fresh City Life facebook event and Zachary will answer any questions you have about his writing. Ask him about his story characters, his writing style or his writing habits. Everyone who participates in this fun question and answer session will be entered to win one of three signed copies of Zachary Lazar's latest novel, I Pity the Poor Immigrant.

Immigration & Citizenship with an Attorney/ Inmigración y ciudadanía con un abogado

Citizenship Classes
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An immigration attorney will share resources and information about a variety of topics on immigration-related issues (naturalization, deferred action, waivers, petitions, Colorado driver's license bill SB-251, etc).

Un abogado de inmigración va a compartir recursos e información sobre una variedad de temas relacionados con la inmigración (la naturalización, la acción diferida, exenciones, peticiones, ley SB-251--licencias de conducir de Colorado, etc).

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