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Fire Road Book Discussion

Book Discussion of Fire Road on June 1 at Sequoya Library

Join friends and neighbors on June 1, 2PM, at Sequoya Library for a discussion of Fire Road: The Napalm Girl's Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness and Peace by Kim Phuc Phan Thi.

The discussion will be led by Thuỷ Phạm-Remmele, educator and founder of MMSD's "Meet the Authors".

Also joining the discussion will be special guest Phương Liên Nguyễn, survivor of the 1954 Exodus from the North, the Tết Offensive, and escape by boat during the fall of South Việt Nam in April 1975.

May 10, 2019

Make Music Madison

Make Music Madison

Make Music Madison is part of Make Music Day - The Global Music Celebration. All throughout the day on Friday, June 21, 2019 there will be hundreds of free outdoor concerts. Many branches of Madison Public Library will be venues for some of the concerts! Registration is open for musicians and venues until May 7th.

April 30, 2019

Lands We Share Exhibit & Gala

Lands We Share

Learn more about the intersection of farming, land, ethnic culture, and history in Wisconsin in The Lands We Share exhibit, featuring stories of five farming communities across the state - on display now through May 18, 2019 at Central Library.

The exhibit will culminate in a Closing Gala event at Central Library on Thursday, May 16. The event is free and open to the public (reserving a seat is encouraged) will include a tour of the exhibit, a presentation by curators, a panel discussion, and a meal prepared by chef Tory Miller.

April 30, 2019

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