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Author event and book signing with Seamus McGraw

Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
The award winning author of `The End of Country: Dispatches from the Frack Zone' will be discussing his latest book, `Betting the Farm on a Drought: Stories from the Front Lines of Climate Change' to be published on April 15 by University of Texas Press. The book is a lively and thought provoking overview of climate change from the perspectives of people who are dealing with it on the ground.

Windows and Mirrors: The Importance of Diversity in Children’s Literature

Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Age Group: 
This Frederick Reads event is at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center’s Gardiner Hall, 40 South Carroll Street, Downtown Frederick. Call 301-695-2500 or email info@curiousiguana.com to register.

Meet authors - including Lamar Giles, Meg Medina, Ellen Oh, and Caroline Richmond - from We Need Diverse Books, a grassroots organization created to address the lack of diverse, non-majority narratives in children’s literature. We Need Diverse Books is committed to the ideal that embracing diversity will lead to acceptance, empathy, and ultimately equality.

FURL Book Club (adult)

Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Urbana Regional Library (FURL) and open to all folks in the community who are interested in discussing books. Email Wanda Anastasi for more information at wanastasti@verizon.net or call the information desk at 301-600-7004.

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month on March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, July 15, and August 19 at 6:45 pm.

FURL Book Club (adult)

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Urbana Regional Library (FURL) and open to all folks in the community who are interested in discussing books. Email Wanda Anastasi for more information at wanastasti@verizon.net or call the information desk at 301-600-7004.

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month on March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, July 15, and August 19 at 6:45 pm.

FURL Book Club (adult)

Date: 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Urbana Regional Library (FURL) and open to all folks in the community who are interested in discussing books. Email Wanda Anastasi for more information at wanastasti@verizon.net or call the information desk at 301-600-7004.

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month on March. 18, Apr. 15, May. 20, June 17, July 15, August 19 at 6:45 pm.

FURL Book Club (adult)

Date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Urbana Regional Library (FURL) and open to all folks in the community who are interested in discussing books. Email Wanda Anastasi for more information at wanastasti@verizon.net or call the information desk at 301-600-7004.

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month on March. 18, Apr. 15, May. 20, June 17, July 15, August 19 at 6:45 pm.

Introduction to Corporate Giving

Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Join the Foundation Center and the FCPL Grantseeker's Resource Center for an introduction to the world of corporate support for nonprofits and to the effective utilization of the Foundation Center's resources on corporate giving. We'll answer such questions as:
•What are the motivations behind corporate giving?
•How do companies support nonprofit organizations?
•How can I match my organization's needs with the interests of a corporation?
•How can I make the most effective use of Foundation Center resources to locate corporate funders?

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