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August 26, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Are you an ESL teacher, lawyer, psychologist, social worker, local government employee who helps immigrants, or are you working in a similar career? Are you a member of the general public who is concerned about the status of immigrants today? Would you welcome opportunities to participate in meaningful conversations with others who share your interest?
Join us for the first in a series of facilitated conversations about writing related to modern-day immigration. Find support and fresh perspectives through discussion with others in our community. The first meeting will be held in the Yusunas Room from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, August 26.
The first book will be the novel The Boat People by Sharon Bala. It that tells the story of Sri Lankan refugees who arrive in Vancouver on a cargo ship and find themselves the focus of suspicion and mistrust. Copies will be available in advance in the Adult Services department of the library.
This program is free but requires registration. To register, please fill out the form on this page or call the reference desk at (815) 756-9568 ext. 2150. If you have questions, please contact Britta at email@example.com or 815-756-9568 ext. 2100.