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James Blackstone Memorial Library Late March 2015 Events
Posted on March 11th, 2015

The Sturgeon Queens
Saturday, March 21 @ 3:30 pm
Join us for a showing of the charming documentary The Sturgeon Queens. 100-year-old Hattie Russ Gold and her sister 92-year-old Anne Russ Federman tell the story of the Jewish immigrant experience.

Sex in Jane Austen’s Novels
Sunday, March 22 @ 1:30 pm
Whoever knew there was so much sex under the polite surface of Jane Austen’s six novels? Join the Jane Austen Society of Connecticut for a revealing group discussion of the sexual undercurrents running through Austen’s works. We’ll read several passages from the novels and tease out the titillating hidden allusions to sexual activities in her stories. Registration required. To register, please visit www.blackstonelibrary.org or call 203-488-1441 x 318.
 
Learn about Researching Online Through AtoZ Databases
Tuesday, March 24 @ 2:00 pm
Blackstone Library subscribes to a powerful research tool: AtoZdatabases. With your library card, you can use it for free! Search for business information (management, annual sales, SIC codes), resident information (address, phone, home values), find information on doctors and hospitals, and conduct job searches, and more. This powerful database is easy to use, and an AtoZdatabase rep will be here to show you what you need to know!

Saturday Cinema: The Theory of Everything
Saturday, March 28 @ 1:00 pm
Looking for something warm and relaxing to do this Saturday? Join us for a free showing of the award winning new film, The Theory of Everything. Refreshments provided. To register, visit www.blackstonelibrary.org or call 203-488-1441 x 318.
 
Nature & Power of the Mind
Saturday, March 28 @ 10:00 am
How well do we actually know our mind, how it functions, what its nature is? By getting to know our mind, we can learn how to avoid negative states of mind that lead to suffering and instead cultivate and nurture the positive states of mind, creating causes for peace of mind, happiness. Presented by Odiyana Center. To register, visit www.blackstonelibrary.org or call 203-488-1441 x 318.
 
Inside Granny’s Head: The Science of the Aging Brain
Tuesday, March 31 @ 6:30 pm
What happens when fantasy becomes reality? Will medicine of the future ever conquer cancer? What’s happening to our brains as we age? Come to Science in the News for answers to these questions and more. Each month, Yale graduate students and scientists will speak about a different science topic. The presentations are geared specifically towards non-scientists (adults and students).



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