Akil Kumarasamy on Radical Compassion

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Akil Kumarasamy appears in conversation with writer Dinaw Mengestu to discuss her debut novel, Meet Us by the Roaring Sea: a story of memory, loss, language, shared love, and shared suffering between bodies.

Critical Conversations Meeting Three: Culture Imperiled

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Meeting three of Critical Conversations, an expert-led discussion series that allows Library members to ponder the most important issues of our time. This season: a reflection on how to lead a contemplative, vital, and unmediated life in an ever-faster digital world.

Monuments of Paris Scavenger Hunt (ages 12–18)

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Join Assistant Children’s and Teens’ Services Librarian Jason Hazard for a scavenger hunt dedicated to research—and discover Paris in a new light.

Jean D’Amérique on Soleil à coudre

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Celebrated author Jean D’Amérique, lauded one of the most prominent voices in contemporary Haitian literature, speaks on his debut novel, A Sun to be Sewn.

Ecologues Meeting One: What is the Climate Crisis?

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Hybrid Hybrid Event

Meeting one of Ecologues, a series of interactive webinars featuring experts on various aspects of the environmental crisis. Organized in partnership with News Decoder and the Climate Academy at the European School of Brussels.

Teen Night: 90s Movie Night (ages 12–18)

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Participate in 90s trivia at the start of the evening, then settle in with popcorn and enjoy a film screening

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