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Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race (Warhawks Recommend)

Warhawk Recommender: Martha Stephenson, Reference & Instruction Librarian I like this book because Irving writes candidly about her relationship with race from childhood to the present and isn’t preachy about it. A significant portion of the book is stories from … Continue reading

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New Batch of Books & Media for Sale

The Andersen Library’s book sale for December 2019-January 2020 includes not only books, but media too. Continue reading

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Oct. 1: International Day of Older Persons

In 1990 the United Nations designated October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons to educate the public, raise awareness, and celebrate the older segment of the population. The portion of the population that is over 60 is growing … Continue reading

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Would you like to learn more about your dog or cat?

Would you like to learn more about your dog or cat? The Humane Society of Jefferson County may be offering an educational session for you! Events are listed online at https://hsjc-wis.com/events/. Be sure to pay attention to whether registration in … Continue reading

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The Power of a Plant

Stephen Ritz, educator/administrator, innovator and urban farmer, will talk about “The Power of a Plant: A Teacher’s Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds and Schools” at 7pm on Mon, Apr 22, 2019 in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s the last … Continue reading

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Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans: One Lawyer’s Journey

Jerry Hierseman, alumnus (1983) and attorney, will give a talk called “Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans: One Lawyer’s Journey” on Wed., Apr. 3rd, at 7 p.m. in Hyland Hall’s Timmerman Auditorium. It’s the 34th … Continue reading

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How to Be Less Stupid About Race

Crystal Marie Fleming, author and Associate Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies at SUNY Stony Brook, will talk about “How to Be Less Stupid About Race” on Monday, March 4, 2019, at 7pm in the Irvin L Young Auditorium. It’s … Continue reading

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A World at War: Taking a Closer Look at WWII

The Spring 2019 Fairhaven Lecture Series will focus on “A World at War: Taking a Closer Look at WWII.” All lectures are free and take place on Mondays at 3pm in Fellowship Hall of Fairhaven Senior Services (435 West Starin … Continue reading

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Indigenous Sustainability: Honoring Lands, Resurging Communities, Resisting Injustice

Dr. Kyle Whyte, Timnick Chair in the Humanities at Michigan State University and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Community Sustainability, will talk about “Indigenous Sustainability: Honoring Lands, Resurging Communities, Resisting Injustice” on Mon., Nov. 26, 2018 at 7pm in the … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Time ends : Fall back Saturday night/Sunday morning

Please remember to set your clocks and watches back an hour this Sunday, November 4, at 2am (or whenever you get up on Sunday, or before you go to sleep Saturday night), in observance of the end of Daylight Saving … Continue reading

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