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One Book, One Community Read - Life, Animated, September, 2018


Wednesday, September 5, 7:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker Laura Kessel.
Thursday, September 6, 7:30 p.m. Book Discussion.
Sunday, September 9, 2:00 p.m. Book Discussion.
Thursday, September 13, 7:30 p.m. Book Discussion.
Tuesday, September 18, 7:30 p.m. Book Discussion.

Sunday, September 16, 2:00 p.m. Showing of the film, Life, Animated.

All events in the Community Room, Needham Free Public Library
1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA 02494

Free and open to the public
Sponsored by the Friends of the Needham Public Library and other organizations.

Join us this September to discuss this year's One Book, One Community Read! The Trustees of the Needham Free Public Library are pleased to announce this year's title: Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism by local author Ron Suskind!

Events will kick off on Wednesday, September 5 at 7:30 p.m. with our keynote speaker, Laura Kessel, a speech-language pathologist and an augmentative and alternative communication specialist for the Public Schools of Brookline.

Book Discussions will be held on Thursday, September 6 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday September 9 at 2:00 p.m.; Thursday, September 13 at 7:30 p.m.; and Tuesday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m.

The film Life, Animated based on the book will be shown on Sunday, September 16 at 2:00 p.m.

All events will take place in the library's Community Room. No registration required. All are welcome!

The One Book, One Community program is sponsored by the Trustees of the Needham Public Library, the Friends of the Needham Public Library, the Library Foundation of Needham, the Needham Diversity Initiative, the Needham Human Rights Committee, and the Needham SEPAC.


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