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Saturday September 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_questionmark_blue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Autism: The Missing Pieces of the Puzzle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary O'Neill Barrett   847-8720 x115   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

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A discussion of autism that will bring together experts, parents, and authors.

Asst. Prof. Stephen J. Sheinkopf (Dept. of Pediatrics, Women & Infants Hospital and Brown University Center for the Study of Children at Risk) will lead a discussion with authors and parents on this important developmental disorder that today effects 1 in 68 children in this country. This program is open to the public and will include a Q & A session.

No registration required, but seating is limited.

    Location: Library Program Room
Saturday October 4, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book3 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Books and Authors Series: Julien Ayotte Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary O'Neill-Barrett   847-8720   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

Julien AyotteJulien Ayotte, former corporate executive, discusses his thriller novel Flower of Heaven at the library. Ayotte is a Lincoln, RI resident and will have his book for sale and signing. No registration required.

    Location: Program Room
Saturday October 18, 2014 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Books and Authors Series: Gregory Feifer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Barrett   847-8720 x115   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

Gregory FeiferGregory Feifer, Europe editor for GlobalPost.com will discuss his new book Russians: The People behind the Power. Holding degrees from Harvard University, Feifer has written for the New Republic and the Washington Post. Before joining Globalpost.com he was senior correspondent at Radio Free Europe in Prague and the National Public Radio bureau chief in Moscow covering Russia's resurgence under Vladimir Putin. He is also the author of The Great Gamble and co-author of Spy Handler. The talk is open to the public.

    Location: Program Room
Saturday November 1, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book3 2:00 PM Books and Authors Series: Dr. Dennis Rosen Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary O'Neill Barrett   847-8720 x115   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

Rosen picDennis Rosen, M.D., will discuss his new book Vital Conversations: Improving Communication between Doctors and Patients. Q&A to follow. Dr. Rosen is a pediactric pulmonologist and sleep specialist, and is a regular contributor to Psychology Today, The Boston Globe, and The New York Times. 

This event is free and open to the public. 

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    Location: Program Room
Saturday November 22, 2014 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Books and Authors Series: Marc Seifer, PhD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Barrett   847-8720 x115   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

Marc SeiferMarc Seifer will discuss his latest book Framed!: Murder, Corruption and a Death Sentence in Florida. The book tells the story of Stephen Rosati a former Mr. Rhode Island and owner of a posh health club. In 1986, RI State Police arrested Rosati for the murder four years earlier of a drug dealer named Joseph Viscido, Jr. in Deerfield, Florida. Though Rosati could prove he was 1,500 miles away at the time of the murder, he quickly found himself in jail for the next seventeen months. Learn more about this book at the program. Free and open to the public.

    Location: Program Room
Saturday December 13, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 2:00 PM Books and Authors Series: John K. Fulweiler Jr. Esq. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Barrett   847-8720 x115   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

Books and Authors series presents author and maritime attorney John K. Fulweiler Jr.  Mr. Fulweiler will discuss some of his experiences as a maritime attorney as well as his book, A Swim: A Block Islander Who Refused to Drown, which is based on the true story of a man who fell overboard without a life jacket and spent approximately eleven hours treading water in the Atlantic Ocean.

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

    Location: Program Room
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