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January 2017
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MINDFULNESS MEDITATION: The Practice of Freedom (Workshop)

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
East Side Freedom Library,
1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
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Mindfulness Meditation: The Practice of Freedom is an ongoing workshop series hosted by the East Side Freedom Library. Join us every Friday from noon to 1pm.  The workshop will be led by Marc Anderson, a widely respected teacher of meditation. "Among all people, freedom is one of the highest values.  The American ideal is based on liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  Freedom is every person's birthright; it is our very nature, yet its full realization can be elusive.  In…

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History Day Learning Center (Research Support)

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
East Side Freedom Library,
1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
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East Side Freedom Library is excited to announce our new History Day Learning Center, open every Saturday 10AM-noon, beginning November 5th. Our all star team of experienced History teachers will provide one-on-one guidance and support to students pursuing projects in the 2017 History Day competition: "Taking a Stand in History." They will also help students identify resources from our collection of more than 15,000 books focused in immigration, labor, African American, Latin@, Asian American, Native American, and social justice movement…

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KIDS RISING (Story Hour)

January 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
East Side Freedom Library,
1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
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Bring your kids and join us for "Kids Rising", a children's Story Hour with readers Jen Roba and Sean Morgan. Readings will be every other Saturday morning 10:30 - 11:30. January readings will be on the 14th and the 28th. The focus will be pre-K to 4th grade level materials, especially picture books and music, but this can change based on the audience and interests. Jen Roba is an experienced 5th grade teacher, and an East Side resident. Sean Morgan…

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Sixty-One (Book Reading)

January 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Side Freedom Library,
1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
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Larry Johnson, storyteller, educator, and peace activist, will tell and read stories from his just-published SIXTY-ONE. The author served as a conscientious objector, medic with no weapon, during the War in Vietnam. Framed between his JFK inspired 50 Mile Hike in 1961 and the 61 Mile Hike he took on his 61st birthday, Johnson's stories reflect a lifelong search for the stories hidden by a culture bent on war. Johnson will share what he learned from Geneva Conventions training in the…

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