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Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Active Minds
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Born in 1533, the daughter of Henry VIII and his second (and soon to be executed) wife Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I was a central figure of the political and religious upheaval that characterized England during the time of her father’s reign. She would t...
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Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Active Minds
Event Details:
The issue of race in the military extends from colonial times to the present day. Join Active Minds as we explore a chapter of this story from World War II: the Tuskegee Airmen. These groups of African American pilots were the first bl...
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Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Active Minds
Event Details:
Reflecting on Roosevelt's presidency, his biographer commented that FDR "brought the United States through the Great Depression and World War II to a prosperous future. He lifted himself from a wheelchair to lift the nation from its knees."  Joi...
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Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Active Minds
Event Details:
The United States landed the first manned space mission on the moon in July of 1969. Join Active Minds as we reflect on President Kennedy’s challenge, the space race, the Apollo Mission, and the role NASA has played since the lunar landing. We w...
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Active Minds: Turkey

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Active Minds
Event Details:
A failed coup attempt and a flood of refugees have challenged the leadership of Turkey’s President Erdogan. A strong U.S. ally during the Cold War, Turkey is now one of the world's largest Muslim democracies. Join Active Minds as we explore Turkey's ...
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Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Active Minds
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The world's first national park, Yellowstone, was created by an act of Congress in 1872. Today, the national park system includes over 400 units (63 national parks), over 84 million acres of land, and hosts over 300 million visitors per year. Join Ac...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Programming
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Active Minds
Event Details:
Created after World War II, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) played a pivotal role in fighting and ultimately winning the Cold War. Subsequently, NATO took on different roles in countries like Bosnia and Afghanistan. Recently, the role o...