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Saturday September 6, 2014 Go To Top
med_red_cross 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Books and Authors Series: Terri Arthur Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary O'Neill Barrett   847-8720 x115   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

edith cavellThe Newport Public Library's Books and Authors series welcomes Terri Arthur, author of Fatal Decision: Edith Cavell WWI Nurse. Based on historical fact, Arthur's novel explores the life of the nurse known as "the other Nightingale." Edith Cavell helped 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium, and was later tried in a military court and shot by a German firing squad for her actions. 

This program is free and open to the public. No registration required. 

    Location: Program Room
Saturday September 13, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book3 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Books and Authors Series: Dr. Thomas Lee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary O'Neill-Barrett   847-8720 x115   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

Dr. Thomas LeeDr. Thomas Lee returns to the library for a presentation called "The Word that Shall Not be Spoken: Suffering." As Chief Medical Officer for Press Ganey, Dr. Lee has a special interest in improving patient care and outcomes in hospitals. If you've been a patient recently, you may be familiar with the Press Ganey Survey that follows your release from the hospital regarding concerns about care, food, nursing, and medical staff performance.

This program is free and open to the public; registration is not required.

    Location: Program Room
Saturday September 20, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book3 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books and Authors Series: Scott Helman and Jenna Russell Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary O'Neill-Barrett   401-847-8720 x115   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

Scott Helman and Jenna RussellCo-authors Scott Helman and Jenna Russell will talk about their book Long Mile Home: Boston under attack, the city's courageous recovery and the epic hunt for justice. Helman and Russell are reporters for the Boston Globe and covered the tragic events at the 2013 Boston Marathon. This talk is open to the public. The book will be available for purchase and signing.

    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_book3 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Books and Authors Series: Doug Most Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary O'Neill-Barrett   847-8720   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

Doug MostDoug Most will be at the library to discuss his book The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry that Built America's First Subway. Most is Boston Globe's Deputy Managing Editor for features and grew up in Barrington, RI. This program is open to all. No registeration required.

    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 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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