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Raised in the Shadow of the Bomb: Children of the Manhattan Project
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Walnut Creek Library, Oak View Room
Live! From the Library presents D. Leah Steinberg, author of Raised in the Shadow of the Bomb: Children of the Manhattan Project. A unique account of the impact of being raised by parents who worked at the Manhattan Project. Part memoir, part discussions with her siblings and cousins, and part interviews with other children of scientists who worked on the project. Steinberg will explain how her book developed and read a few selections. Registration opens September 4th.
1969: One Giant Year
Adventures in Produce: The Rewards of Growing and Cooking Weird Fruit and Veggies with authors Emily Murphy and Laura McLively
Elise Hooper, Author of “Learning to See: A Novel of Dorothea Lange, The Woman Who Revealed the Real America”
Brave Little Nell—The Eleanor Roosevelt Story
January 16, 2019
2018 Past Events
WWI Armistice Centennial: A Commemoration in Poetry & Song
November 6, 2018
Gregory Crouch, author of The Bonanza King
October 10, 2018
In Conversation with Donia Bijan, author of The Last Days of Cafe Leila
January 10, 2018
Divided We Stand: Testing the Resilience of Our Democracy
March 14, 2018
California Symphony – Fresh Ink: New Music
May 2, 2018
Little Women: The 150th Anniversary of an American Classic
May 23, 2018
Festival Opera – For Singing Out Loud!
June 20, 2018
Live! from the Library, produced by the Walnut Creek Library Foundation, features free public lectures, literary events, and cultural programs at the Walnut Creek and Ygnacio Valley libraries. Program sponsors are the East Bay Times, Friends of the Walnut Creek Library, and Minuteman Press, Lafayette. Programming is also made possible by donations to the Foundation’s Annual Fund. View past programs on our Video page. Contra Costa TV airs past programs Sundays at 8 p.m. Visit their website for channel info.
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