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Wednesday June 3, 2020
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ONLINE PROGRAM: Webcomic Meetup
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

This month the Graphic Novel Book Group will read and discuss Gourmet Hound by Leehama. Lucy, a woman with an uncanny sense of taste and smell, discovers that her favorite restaurant has changed kitchen staff--and she does not know the identity of the chef whose cooking she's loved for years. When a lucky accident leads her to two former chefs at Dimanche, she decides that she will do her utmost to track down each of their old colleagues in order to rediscover that "perfect taste."

You can read Gourmet Hound for free on Webtoon!

Register using the link below. Zoom meeting details will be sent the day before the event.

CONTACT:  Dave B.  401-943-9080 x111  davebartos@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
There are 17 spaces available.
Friday June 12, 2020
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ONLINE PROGRAM: In Conversation with William Kent Krueger, Author of This Tender Land
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Cranston Public Library is proud to partner with Barrington Books for this unique virtual event. Join Adult Services Librarian Zach Berger in conversation with author William Kent Krueger to discuss This Tender Land.

For more information and to register, please visit the Barrington Books Crowdcast event site

Have questions for the author? Send them in an email to central@cranstonlibrary.org by June 8. Please put This Tender Land in the Subject line.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  401-943-9080, x3  central@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Saturday July 11, 2020
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ONLINE PROGRAM: Meditation as a Strategy for Stress-Free Living (Series, Part 1 of 3)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

In Part 1 of this virtual series, world-renowned presenter Dr. Andrew Vidich discusses the basics of meditation and how to get started with your own practice.

People are turning to meditation as a solution for the emotional and mental strains of life. Meditation has numerous benefits for our physical and mental well-being. It is safe, effective, and free.  Once we learn how to meditate, we carry within us a ready remedy that we can use at any time and in any place. Please join Dr. Andrew Vidich for this 3-part meditation series. 

Register using the link below. Registration deadline for this event is Monday, July 6. You may attend as many events in the series as you like, but each event requires separate registration. Part 2 takes place on Saturday, July 18, and Part 3 takes place on Saturday, July 25.

Zoom meeting details will be sent the day before the event.

Handouts will be provided to registered participants.

 Andrew Vidich, PhD, is an, educator, international speaker, author, and editor of several books. His most recent  release, co-authored with Art Stein, is  Let There Be Light: Experiencing Inner Light Across the World’s Sacred Traditions. Previous books include Love Is a Secret, critically acclaimed by the Institute of Noetic Sciences; The Heart of the Healer; and Light Upon Light: 5 Master Pathways to Awaken the Mindful Self.

Dr. Vidich has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religion at Manhattan College (Riverdale, NY) and at Iona College (New Rochelle, NY) where he taught courses on the nature and experience of religion, meditation, death and dying, and Islamic studies.  Dr. Vidich lectures and presents experiential workshops at conferences, radio and TV shows, colleges, and book stores throughout the world on a variety of topics.  He is the co-founder of The Interfaith Council of New York and member of World Parliament of Religions Task Force on War, Violence, and Hate Speech.  He has been studying meditation for 48 years under the guidance of three world renowned meditation teachers.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  401-943-9080 x3  central@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
There are many spaces available.
Saturday July 18, 2020
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ONLINE PROGRAM: Meditation as a Strategy for Stress-Free Living (Series, Part 2 of 3)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

In Part 2 of this virtual series,  world-renowned presenter Dr. Andrew Vidich discusses special strategies to deepen and strengthen your meditation practice.

People are turning to meditation as a solution for the emotional and mental strains of life. Meditation has numerous benefits for our physical and mental well-being. It is safe, effective, and free.  Once we learn how to meditate, we carry within us a ready remedy that we can use at any time and in any place. Please join Dr. Andrew Vidich for this 3-part meditation series. 

Register using the link below. Registration deadline for this event is Monday, July 13. You may attend as many events in the series as you like, but each event requires separate registration. Part 1 takes place on Saturday, July 11 and Part 3 takes place on Saturday, July 25.

Zoom meeting details will be sent the day before the event.

Handouts will be provided to registered participants.

 Andrew Vidich, PhD, is an, educator, international speaker, author, and editor of several books. His most recent  release, co-authored with Art Stein, is  Let There Be Light: Experiencing Inner Light Across the World’s Sacred Traditions. Previous books include Love Is a Secret, critically acclaimed by the Institute of Noetic Sciences; The Heart of the Healer; and Light Upon Light: 5 Master Pathways to Awaken the Mindful Self.

Dr. Vidich has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religion at Manhattan College (Riverdale, NY) and at Iona College (New Rochelle, NY) where he taught courses on the nature and experience of religion, meditation, death and dying, and Islamic studies.  Dr. Vidich lectures and presents experiential workshops at conferences, radio and TV shows, colleges, and book stores throughout the world on a variety of topics.  He is the co-founder of The Interfaith Council of New York and member of World Parliament of Religions Task Force on War, Violence, and Hate Speech.  He has been studying meditation for 48 years under the guidance of three world renowned meditation teachers.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  401-943-9080 x3  central@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
There are many spaces available.
Saturday July 25, 2020
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ONLINE PROGRAM: Meditation as a Strategy for Stress-Free Living (Series, Part 3 of 3)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

In Part 3 of this virtual series,  world-renowned presenter Dr. Andrew Vidich discusses how to overcome  inner and outer hurdles on the meditative path.

People are turning to meditation as a solution for the emotional and mental strains of life. Meditation has numerous benefits for our physical and mental well-being. It is safe, effective, and free.  Once we learn how to meditate, we carry within us a ready remedy that we can use at any time and in any place. Please join Dr. Andrew Vidich for this 3-part meditation series. 

Register using the link below. Registration deadline for this event is Monday, July 20. You may attend as many events in the series as you like, but each event requires separate registration. Part 1 takes place on Saturday, July 11 and Part 2 takes place on Saturday, July 18.

Zoom meeting details will be sent the day before the event.

Handouts will be provided to registered participants.

 Andrew Vidich, PhD, is an, educator, international speaker, author, and editor of several books. His most recent  release, co-authored with Art Stein, is  Let There Be Light: Experiencing Inner Light Across the World’s Sacred Traditions. Previous books include Love Is a Secret, critically acclaimed by the Institute of Noetic Sciences; The Heart of the Healer; and Light Upon Light: 5 Master Pathways to Awaken the Mindful Self.

Dr. Vidich has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religion at Manhattan College (Riverdale, NY) and at Iona College (New Rochelle, NY) where he taught courses on the nature and experience of religion, meditation, death and dying, and Islamic studies.  Dr. Vidich lectures and presents experiential workshops at conferences, radio and TV shows, colleges, and book stores throughout the world on a variety of topics.  He is the co-founder of The Interfaith Council of New York and member of World Parliament of Religions Task Force on War, Violence, and Hate Speech.  He has been studying meditation for 48 years under the guidance of three world renowned meditation teachers.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  401-943-9080 x3  central@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
There are many spaces available.
Wednesday October 14, 2020
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Board of Trustees Meeting @ Central
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Central Library C Lab
Wednesday November 18, 2020
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Board of Trustees Meeting @ Central
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Central Library C Lab
Wednesday December 9, 2020
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Board of Trustees Meeting @ Central
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Central Library C Lab

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