July 9, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Poverty and Development in Latin America
Through a critical analysis of public policies and development pathways, Poverty and Development in Latin America provides nuanced responses to these questions. The major conclusion reached is that poverty reduction cannot be sustained with an anti-poverty strategy based only on social inclusion and economic assistance, or humanitarian relief.
Darcy Tetreault is Research Professor Autonomous University of Zacatecas, Mexico.
July 9, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
Waves Of Blue Light: Heal The Heart And Free The Soul
Waves Of Blue Light, the Spirit Book Of The Year 2012 winner, empowers the reader to look into his own heart and soul and begin healing from within.
M.J. Domet, an inspirational speaker and workshop facilitator, has helped hundreds of people to develop powerful inner communication skills.
July 16, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
The Private Collection: A Richard Lion Adventure
Antonio DeNardi was known as The Bishop, a master art and jewel thief who had amassed a fortune. A late night telephone call devastates the now older and frail DeNardi.
Author of The Road to Lancaster Manor, Wes Henderson enjoys tending to the yard, boating, reading, writing, and building rocking horses and rocking motorcycles, which he donates to fundraisers.
July 17, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
An evening of readings with local authors Andrew Davidson (The Gargoyle), David Annandale (Gethsemane Hall) and Sierra Dean (The Secret McQueen Series).
The event will be hosted by S.M. Beiko (The Lake and the Library).
The Chiaroscuro Reading Series is a Canadian speculative fiction-exclusive reading series, sponsored by ChiZine Publications. It is open to the public and offers readings from authors of science fiction, fantasy, mystery, and horror.
Prairie Ink Open Mic Tapas Night
July 17, 9:00 pm until 11:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
Hosted by Karen Neilsen
Registration begins at 8:30 pm with 11 musicians selected by lottery.
Each musician will have 10 minutes on stage. Solo performances preferred although there is no objection to a backup musician or duo. Do not bring the band. We are only interested in original acoustic music. No covers. No drum kits. No heavy metal. We provide the sound system and mic. Bring your own guitar, keyboard, harmonica or hand drum. All ages and music welcome. A tapas menu will be available throughout the night.
These evenings will continue the first Wednesday of every month.
For more information call Karen at 204-975-2659.