Tuesday, November 04, 2014

[Library Events and Programs] Dinaw Mengestu visit and Immigrant stories panel TODAY!

November 4th is finally here!

After you exercise your right to vote in today's election, don't forget to make your way to the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library at 5:30 p.m. for a fantastic event--a visit from Dinaw Mengestu, author of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears, the Memphis Reads city-wide book selection. 

The local author panel of immigration stories will follow at 6:30 p.m.
Panelists:  Adams, Blatteis, and Gbee
Mengestu will also appear at Christian Brothers University Theater at 8:00 p.m.

We want to extend a special thank you to CBU's Fresh Reads top ten essay winners who shared personal but powerful stories for this initiative. We also want to say thanks to the organizations that made this event possible. 

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