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March 2018

Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Road
Katonah, NY 10536 United States
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Five-Came-Back

Read the book. Join the Discussion. This month's book, Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War by Mark Harris, tells the remarkable true story of how five Hollywood directors - John Ford, George Stevens, John Huston, William Wyler, and Frank Capra - were given unprecedented access by the U.S. government to film in combat zones during World War Two and how their films shaped America's war propaganda effort.

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April 2018

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Road
Katonah, NY 10536 United States
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Evicted

Read the book. Join the Discussion. This month's book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by David Holmes, follows eight Milwaukee families as they struggle to find affordable housing. Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for General NonFiction, his book is unsettling and revelatory and offers up new ideas about how to solve one of America's most pressing problem.

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Picture and Prose Book Club

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay Street
Katonah, NY 10536 United States
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$15 - $20
Minaret

Join us as we delve into the dynamic relationship between art and literature. The gathering will begin with a special tour of Long, Winding Journeys, followed by an in-depth discussion of Leila Aboulela’s Minaret. The novel, selected by facilitator Aida Mansoor from the Muslim Coalition of Connecticut, follows Najwa, a young Muslim woman, as she navigates her journey through political exile, changing class status, romantic love, and a new relationship with her faith. $15 Members, $20 Non-Members.Sign up early for…

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May 2018

The Faiths of the Founding Fathers

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Road
Katonah, NY 10536 United States
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Faiths

Read the book. Join the Discussion. This month's book, The Faiths of the Founding Fathers by David Holmes, explores the spiritual beliefs of our founding fathers and whether America was founded as a monolithic Christian nation.

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