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Talk It Up! American Marriage

Join us for coffee and a lively book discussion in the Conference Room on Monday, June 18th from 7:00 - 8:45 PM. We will be discussing "An American Marriage" by Tayari Jones. The story concerns newlyweds Celestial and Roy, the living embodiment of the New South. The couple is settling into the routine of their life together when Roy is sent to prison for a crime he didn't commit. An insightful look into the lives of people who are bound and separated by forces beyond their control. 

The Path of a German Folktale

 The German folk-tale, Hänsel and Gretel  was first created by Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm. Over the years, their work been passed down and translated in many languages. They are now known simply as "The Brothers Grimm." The selection below is just a small sample of the adaptations of Hänsel and Gretel which have been created over the years.  I hope you enjoy discovering or revisiting this classic tale. 

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