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Lectures, Readings, Discussions, & Forums - Week of August 10, 2020

Ann Arbor is an educated and educational community, providing an ample selection of brown bag lectures, seminars, and other colloquia. The Calendar covers events from authors on book signing tours to politicians on the stump.

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August 2020
 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Meg Cabot and Jasmine Guillory: Nicola's Books.

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Bestselling romance novelists Cabot (The Princess Diaries) and Guillory (The Proposal) discuss the romance genre and Cabot's brand-new novel No Offense, a small-town romance about a children's librarian and the town sheriff. Discussion led by Ineye Komonibo, entertainment writer at pop culture website Refinery29.
7 p.m. Free, preregistration required at (search "Meg Cabot and Jasmine Guillory"). [map]



August 2020
 10 a.m.  Free!  Online 

The Clements Bookworm: A book circle for history lovers: U-M William L. Clements Library.

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Join Clements staff and supporters in a discussion about the books we're reading. Inspired by the traditional Clements Library researcher tea time, we invite you to pull up a chair at our [virtual] table. Pour a cup of tea and enjoy a snack while you watch our commentators in a live feed. Chime in with your comments and questions via the chat function. We look forward to hosting you!
When: Fridays, 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
Where: Register at the website link. In your confirmation email, find the link "Click Here to Join" to enter the meeting.
Book information at
Online Event. Free. Online.

 11 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"First Chapter Fridays": Nicola's Books.

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Every Fri. Nicola's booksellers and guests TBA read the first chapter of their favorite Young Adult and intermediate-level books.
11 a.m., for online meeting URL see Free.



August 2020
 11 a.m.-noon  Free!  Online 

Livestream Introductory Dharma Talk: Jewel Heart Buddhist Center.

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Every Sun.Jewel Heart's resident spiritual advisor Demo Rinpoche reflects on and discusses how to implement in ordinary life Tibetan Buddhist teachings on such matters as wisdom, generosity, patience, and enthusiasm.
For livestream URL preregister at Free. 994-3387.

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