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Tuesday, September 10

Fall’s approaching, ready to snuggle up with a good book? Metropolitan Community College kicks off the 6th annual Diversity Matters Book Series starting with “Mexico South,” a travel book on the history and daily life of the 117-mile area...

Saturday, December 15

Come hear Kwame Dawes, Guggenheim fellow and 2011 winner of the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award, read his poetry! Reading to be followed by a Q&A session, with light refreshments.  http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/kwame-dawes ...

Wednesday, August 15

Aug 15, 11:00am at Medical Solutions
Reon Schutte Book Signing Event
Inspirational speaker Reon Schutte shares his epic personal life journey with audiences around the world, holding listeners spellbound with his incredible story of survival and overcoming inconceivable odds. At the same time, he inspires his audience members...

Thursday, July 26

Jul 26, 4:00pm at Scott Conference Center
Jim "Mr. Energy" Smith, Jr.
Jim "Mr. Energy" Smith, Jr., world renowned author, empowerment and motivational speaker, trainer and coach has transformed the lives of thousands of people across the world. Smith is the guest speaker at the July ASTD Nebraska program. This ASTD...

Sunday, February 26

Feb 26, 2:00pm at Milton R. Abrahams Branch
Meet the author of "I Am A Man: Chief Standing Bear’s Journey for Justice," which is the selected title for this year’s One Book One Nebraska. 2012 One Book One Nebraska is sponsored by a coalition of organizations including the...

Sunday, December 11

Repeats every 2 weeks until Tue Dec 13 2011 .
Dec 11, 6:00pm
at The Brandeis
Leo Adam Biga
Registration Now Open for Your Journey in Freelance Writing Seminars with Leo Adam Biga on Oct. 30, Nov. 13 & Dec. 11 Follow your passion and write stories about people, their passions, and their magnificent obsessions When: Sunday, October 30...

Sunday, November 27

Nov 27, 6:00pm at The Brandeis
Leo Adam Biga
Registration Now Open for Your Journey in Freelance Writing Seminars with Leo Adam Biga on Oct. 30, Nov. 13 & Dec. 11 Follow your passion and write stories about people, their passions, and their magnificent obsessions When: Sunday, October 30...

Sunday, November 13

Nov 13, 6:00pm at The Brandeis
Leo Adam Biga
Registration Now Open for Your Journey in Freelance Writing Seminars with Leo Adam Biga on Oct. 30, Nov. 13 & Dec. 11 Follow your passion and write stories about people, their passions, and their magnificent obsessions When: Sunday, October 30...

Sunday, October 30

Oct 30, 6:00pm at The Brandeis
Leo Adam Biga
Registration Now Open for Your Journey in Freelance Writing Seminars with Leo Adam Biga on Oct. 30, Nov. 13 & Dec. 11 Follow your passion and write stories about people, their passions, and their magnificent obsessions When: Sunday, October 30...

Thursday, September 8

Sep 8, 6:00pm at Aksarben Cinema
book title
It’s time to grab your book-loving gal pals and join Emily Giffin, the nationally acclaimed author of the New York Times bestselling novels Something Borrowed, Something Blue, Baby Proof, Love the One You’re With, and Heart of the Matter,...

Thursday, July 7

3rd Annual Diversity Matters Book Series
Dreaming in Hindi by Katherine Russell Rich: In a lionhearted attempt to shed her past, Katherine Russell Rich voyaged to India to learn Hindi, a language with one word, kal, for “yesterday” and “tomorrow”. Fortified with neuroscience...

Thursday, April 14

Dr. Mary Pipher, renowned Nebraskan author of Reviving Ophelial be lecturing at Countryside Community Church on her latest book, Seeking Peace: Chronicles of the Worst Buddhist in the World. The lecture will speak of her spiritual journey to find self-...

Thursday, February 10

Feb 10, 6:00pm at Location not available
Amiable Adult Readers Discussing Books Almost Always Read by Kids (Aardbaark) will discuss A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly (Harcourt, $9.99).  Sixteen-year-old Mattie Gokey has big dreams but little hope of seeing them come true. Desperate for...

Monday, February 7

Feb 7, 6:30pm at The Bookworm
The I Should Have Read That in School classics discussion group will continue their discussion of Bleak House by Charles Dickens. Considered one of Dickens’s greatest works, Bleak House scathingly portrays his belief: "The one great principle of...

Wednesday, February 2

Feb 2, 12:00pm at The Bookworm
What Are You Reading? book chat. Join us to chat about favorite reads, books that changed our lives, or the book we just couldn’t put down. No need to make reservations—just come and enjoy a little conversation about books. Carol Lynch will...

Sunday, January 30

Jan 30, 1:00pm at The Bookworm
Haitian born physician and University of Nebraska Medical Center Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Dr. Rubens J. Pamies along with several UNMC medical staff will talk about their experience providing care in Haiti in the aftermath of the Jan. 12, 2010...

Saturday, January 29

Jan 29, 1:00pm at The Bookworm
Let bestselling author Victoria Alexander sweep you away with her dazzling new romance, in which one otherwise proper lady discovers that passion is her legacy. Widowed Julia, Lady Winterset, has inherited a book—a very shocking book—that...

Tuesday, January 25

Jan 25, 6:30pm at The Bookworm
The World War I History Book Discussion Group will hold their first meeting and select books for future discussion. Tony Benetz will facilitate the discussions.

Monday, January 24

Jan 24, 2:00pm at The Bookworm
The World War II History Book Discussion Group will continue their discussion of The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington by Jennet Conant (Simon & Schuster, $16.00). Conant offers a rollicking true story of spies,...

Sunday, January 23

Jan 23, 1:00pm at The Bookworm
Mail Order Kid, a true story, looks at the orphan train movement through the eyes of one small child who yearns to know her “real” mother, survives a tortured childhood, and ultimately, as an adult, comes to terms with her past, her faith, and...

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