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Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

If you like the writing of  Amy Tan you may fall in love with this pick. I certainly enjoyed it! I love reading about other cultures. How about you? Give Shanghai Girls a try and let me know. Here is a

Home Energy Savings

Energy savings can be found around the home from simple things like changing the blade direction on your ceiling fans and installing programmable thermostats to larger and more complex processes such as adding integrated solar technologies, replacing windows and or furnaces.

The World from My Front Porch

Larry Towell is an internationally known photojournalist as well as a poet and a folk musician who grew up in rural Ontario.

The World from My Front Porch

Larry Towell is an internationally known photojournalist as well as a poet and a folk musician who grew up in rural Ontario.

The Hour I First Believed

If you are a fan of Wally Lamb's writing, this one won't disappoint. I finally got my hands on a copy

From Eros to Agape: Love in Ancient and Medieval Times

Join us for the last philosophy lecture in this year series Philosophy and the Emotions. From Eros to Agape: Love in Ancient and Medieval Times will be on Wednesday, October 28th in the Stevenson & Hunt room A at 7pm, Central Library. Henrik Lagerlund will be talking about different views of love through the ages and the contrast between eros or sexual/passionate love and adape or unconditional /self-less love, long dominating Western society.

The program is free, no registration required

Marg

 

We Only Got 4 Minutes To Save The World

Time is waiting and there's no hesitating.  So sing Madonna and Justin Timberlake.  But instead of four minutes, what about two hours of your time on Saturday, October 24?

This is the date that the 350.org global movement has designated International Day of Climate Action.  The number stands for 350 parts per million C02, the safe limit for humanity to survive in the atmosphere.

Energy Medicine with Donna Eden!

Come and meet Donna Eden, one of the world's most sought after, joyous and autoritative spokespersons for Energy Medicine on Tuesday, October 20th at 6pm in the Wolf Hall, Central Library.

Donna's best selling book , Energy Medicine, is the classic in its field. You will learn to

Becoming George Sand

 Becoming George Sand by Rosalind Brackenbury

Maria Jameson, an Edinburgh academic, is passionately involved with a younger man and married to a steady, reliable husband with whom she has two children. She often wonders if it is possible to love two men at the same time? And must she feel guilty? For answers to these questions, she

Philosophy and the Emotions-October lecture series

For most of us , our emotions play a significant role in determining the quality and meaning of our lives. Join us for a series of lectures called Philosophy and the Emotions. Every Wednesday in October at 7pm will be an interesting talk in the Stevenson & Hunt room in Central Library;

October 14th - Our Inner Nag: Conscience, Shame and Guilt