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The Lit Review Podcast Discussion

2017-11-30 18:30:00 2017-11-30 20:30:00 America/Chicago The Lit Review Podcast Discussion Des Plaines Public Library

Thursday, November 30
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2017-11-30 18:30:00 2017-11-30 20:30:00 America/Chicago The Lit Review Podcast Discussion Des Plaines Public Library

Des Plaines Public Library

4th Floor Forum

Join DPPL librarians Ariana and Kristyn as we sample episodes from the literary-themed NPR featured podcast “The Lit Review” and engage in an invigorating discussion with co-host Page May about why they created the podcast and what it takes to produce it. Each week, co-hosts Page May and Monica Trinidad chat with people they love and respect about relevant books on Black struggle, movement history, gender, cultural organizing, Sci-Fi, political theory, and more. Check out their episodes on Viet Thanh Nguyen's Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Sympathizer with Chicago attorney and community organizer Van Huynh, Colson Whitehead's NY Times Best Selling novel, the Underground Railroad with Chicago writer Eve Ewing, or for Sci-fi geeks, Octavia Butler’s Earthseed series with pleasure activist and Octavia Butler scholar adriennemaree brown.

The Lit Review Podcast Discussion

 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Adult Program |

TAGS: | Science and Technology | Lifelong Learning | History | Cultural |

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The 1501 Ellinwood Street library building is the realization of a longheld dream of the library board, staff and community partners. Located in the heart of downtown Des Plaines, the four story, 82,000 square foot building represents the community's commitment to reading, lifelong learning, and a center for family activities. A grand central staircase and large windows provide a wealth of natural light and illuminate the building at night.

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Mon, Jan 25, All day
Des Plaines Public Library
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Mon, Jan 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
A Virtual Event
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Tue, Jan 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Sat, Jan 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Mon, Feb 01, All day
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Mon, Feb 01, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Des Plaines Public Library
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Sat, Feb 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Online Zoom Event
Author, speaker, and educator Michelle Duster will discuss the life and legacy of her great-grandmother Ida B. Wells.

Mon, Feb 08, All day
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Mon, Feb 08, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Wed, Feb 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Thu, Feb 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Mon, Feb 22, All day
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Mon, Feb 22, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Mon, Feb 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Modern performances of Macbeth seem lost on 21st century theatergoers. Erin Sloan explores how the events of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 wove their way into Shakespeare's bloodiest tragedy.

Tue, Feb 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Are you or your best friend an LGBTQ teen? Join us and show your support as we watch movies, play games and interact about topics that support the LGBTQ youth. For teens in grades 7-12.

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Mon, Mar 01, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tue, Mar 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library
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Fri, Mar 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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World traveler Brian Michalski offers a slide presentation on his spellbinding journey through Patagonia.

Mon, Mar 08, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Mon, Mar 15, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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