Main Library

Meet Keiko Ogura and Setsuko Thurlow

Mrs. Keiko Ogura and Ms. Setuko Thurlow (a 2016 Nobel Peace Prize nominee) speak about their experiences during the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

Reception with light refreshments to follow talk.

Presented in partnership with Bowling Green State University, Asian Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies, and Japan Foundation.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Community Within: Discovering African-American History in Rural Ohio

Many rural areas in Ohio are home to long-established black communities that often live invisibly alongside their neighboring white communities. Join guest speaker Professor Ric S. Sheffield of Kenyon College on a quest to reclaim the lost history of African-Americans in Knox County, Ohio.

Presented in partnership with BGSU Educators in Context and Community, Patrick Vrooman, Ph.D., Director

and Ohio Humanities.

1st Floor Meeting Room.

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Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Pizza and Pages Middle School Book Group: The Middle School Experience

All 6th-8th grade students are invited to the Bowling Green Middle School Media Center for pizza-flavored snacks and discussion of the following titles:

Posted by David John Anderson

Ungifted by Gordon Korman

The Friendship Experiment by Erin Teagan


Check out one or more in the Children's Place!

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