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560 E. 10th St.
Douglas, AZ 85607 United States

February 2018

Riders on the Orphan Train: The Arizona Story – Douglas

February 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Douglas Public Library, 560 E. 10th St.
Douglas, AZ 85607 United States
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“The Orphan Trains – Arizona’s Hidden History” will be presented at six libraries: Winslow, Prescott, Douglas, Fountain Hills, Wilcox and Prescott Valley. The program is designed to inform, entertain, and engage audiences of all ages and to tell the story of about this little-known chapter of the largest child migration in American and Arizona history and the local legacies of their relocation. The children’s experiences inspire reflection on the meaning of home inherent in the American Dream. More information at: http://www.ridersontheorphantrain.org/…

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February 2019

The Beatles “From Liverpool to Abbey Road” (Douglas)

February 4, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Douglas Public Library, 560 E. 10th St.
Douglas, AZ 85607 United States
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This session examines the lives, works and influence of The Beatles on contemporary society.  We will follow in the footsteps of The Beatles as they embark on their extraordinary career.  Our journey will start from their early days as a cover band in Liverpool and Hamburg, into the excitement of Beatlemania to the formation of APPLE, and finally to their remarkable final recordings at Abbey Road Studios. Coming full circle, we will explore highlights of each individual’s post Beatles work.…

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March 2019

Legacies of the Past: Arizona Women Who Made History (Douglas)

March 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Douglas Public Library, 560 E. 10th St.
Douglas, AZ 85607 United States
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From artists and healers, teachers and entrepreneurs, women who plowed the land and those who were instrumental in establishing laws for the new territory of Arizona. Many early Arizona women became known for their fortitude in the face of adversity, their confrontation of extraordinary and sometimes dangerous situations, their adventuresome spirits, and their dedication to improving the lives of others. Some of these women gained a degree of celebrity across the state, within their communities, and throughout their tribal regions,…

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July 2019

Borders, Walls, and Immigration

July 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Douglas Public Library, 560 E. 10th St.
Douglas, AZ 85607 United States
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Immigration is one of the most divisive issues facing our country and our state. Who comes in and out of the U.S., and how? Do current immigration laws effectively promote national security and economic prosperity, without compromising human and civil rights? In Arizona border security and immigration policies are more than media and political talking points. They shape our everyday lives, and the land and people that live here in complex ways. Join us for an interesting FRANK Talk on…

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September 2019

The spread of fake news: Is there a vaccine for that?

September 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Douglas Public Library, 560 E. 10th St.
Douglas, AZ 85607 United States
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Like a virus, fake news catches on erratically, intensely, and swiftly, and can leave the American public feeling dazed and confused. How can media producers and consumers cure the spread of this false-information outbreak? What steps are technology and media companies taking? How can we protect ourselves and maintain a healthy dose of democratic discourse and debate? Learn about the standard practices of journalism, and how to become a savvy news consumer. Join us for a FRANK Talk on how…

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