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Downtown Flagstaff Public Library

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300 W. Aspen Ave.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
928-213-2331

April 2015

ONEBOOKAZ Writing Workshop (Flagstaff)

April 11, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Downtown Flagstaff Public Library, 300 W. Aspen Ave.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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Join ONEBOOKAZ for a free writing workshop with author and teacher Kristen Kauffman! This workshop will cover: the creative process of writing using journaling techniques for poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction beginning any form of writing with a dream or with art, and learning to trust the writerly intuition setting writing goals, developing ideas into story with plenty of writing prompts and "what if" scenarios for their writing To register or for questions, contact Danielle Angerbauer - 928-213-2375 / dangerbauer@flagstaffaz.gov…

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October 2016

Hot Topics Cafe – Should Politicians Trust Us?

October 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Flagstaff Public Library, 300 W. Aspen Ave.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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Join the upcoming Hot Topics Cafés discussion Why Should Politicians Trust Us? : and other questions of trust in politics. Discussions about trust and politics often focus on our trust in politicians. For this event, we’ll flip the focus and ask: why should politicians trust us? Americans have historically low trust in their government, but they have even less trust in each other as political participants, according to a recent Pew Research study. By asking about politicians’ trust in us, we can reflect on…

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April 2018

 Rising from Invisibility:  Indigenous Arizona Women – Flagstaff

April 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Downtown Flagstaff Public Library, 300 W. Aspen Ave.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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In many Southwestern matrifocal cultures, Indigenous women’s lives are modeled after female heroes and sacred women who exemplify and express courage and kinship values. Among some tribal cultures, rites of passage celebrate female creativity and the transformative nature of women, hence there was not a need for the concept of feminism. Nevertheless, Indigenous women’s lives remain invisible and stereotyped by Hollywood. This talk presents how Indigenous women have contributed in significant ways, not only to their tribal nations, but also…

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September 2018

School Choice in Arizona – Flagstaff

September 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Downtown Flagstaff Public Library, 300 W. Aspen Ave.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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Dr. Angelina Castagno, Northern Arizona University, Educational Foundations Arizona is one of the nation’s most “choice friendly” states regarding educational opportunities at the K-12 level. "School choice" is a term for K–12 schooling options in the U.S. describing a wide array of alternatives to public schools, including charter schools. The expansion of charter schools and vouchers (often called educational savings accounts) is not without controversy. Does school choice improve school quality? Does school choice increase educational opportunity for all students? Has…

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October 2019

The Magic of the Middle Ages: Lessons from the Past

October 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Flagstaff Public Library, 300 W. Aspen Ave.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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The Middle Ages were not a dark ages, which is really just a modern myth. This presentation will highlight some of the glorious and mysterious aspects from that time, working with fascinating texts, images, music, architecture, magical arts, philosophy, and religion, as well as addressing problematic issues and conflicts. Some of those pertain to the relationship between Jews and Christians, the crusades, multilingualism, the issue of toleration/tolerance, and the quest for God, especially through mystical visions. The focus will also…

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