Denver Jewish Community Reads Preview
On Sunday, October 2 at 3:30 p.m. at the Schlessman Family Branch, join us as we preview and talk about the historical context of Anita Diamant's Day After Night, the Mizel Arts and Culture Center's Denver Jewish Community Reads selection for this year. The presentation and discussion will be led by Dr. Caryn Aviv, Senior Instructor in Secular Jewish Society and Civilization at the University of Denver. Light refreshments will be served. Day After Night will be available for purchase (or, of course, you may place it on hold at denverlibrary.org) at the event (purchase proceeds go to MACC).
On October 26, at 7:00 p.m., author Anita Diamant will speak about creating Day After Night at the MACC's JAAMM (Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies, and Music) Festival at the JCC. Call 303-316-6360 for more information. Anita Diamant is the New York Times bestselling author of The Red Tent. Other authors scheduled at the festival include Myla Goldberg (Bee Season) and Stacy Schiff (Cleopatra: A Life). See the complete author event schedule here.
The Central Library will close early at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 10 to prepare for the Booklovers Ball. More...