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Cinematic Reflections, Through the lens of a documentary film

Every 3rd Tuesday


This film series will trace the evolution of the cold war from its genesis after WW II to its conclusion in 1991

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Scottsdale's Military History and Impact of Veterans

Monday, April 20th

1:00pm - 2:00pm 


Presenter Joan Fudala, Scottsdale-based community historian and author, highlights local military history. A timely milestone: Post 44, American Legion, Scottsdale’s oldest, continuously active civic organization, celebrating its 80th anniversary on May 13, will be honored on April 15 with its induction into the Scottsdale History Hall of Fame. A U.S. Air Force veteran, Joan served as a public affairs officer in the U.S. Air Force and USAF Reserve for 21 years, including over two years at Luke AFB.


Register: 480-488-2286.


The Blind Eye: a Sephardic Journey

Wednesday, April 22nd

10:00am - 12:00pm 


he Blind Eye: a Sephardic Journey, by Marcia Fine, AZOneBook 2015 winner: Special Book Discussion.


Beginning March 14, download the free eBook at  www.onebookaz.org. Discussion will be facilitated by Beth M. Larson, PhD, a speaker/presenter with AZ Humanities for 20 years.  An ASU geography instructor, the discussion will be enhanced by her knowledge in the fields of migration, population, Latin America, Middle East, and World Crises. (Note: book not available in print).


Register: 480-488-2286.


Climate Change and International Law

Wednesday, April 29th
1:00pm - 2:00pm


Daniel Bodansky, ASU Lincoln Professor of Law, Ethics and Sustainability, a preeminent authority on global climate change, will discuss climate change and international law. He has worked extensively on the international climate change negotiations, as U.S. Dept. of State senior negotiator, consultant to the UN and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. He co-edited the Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law, and authored The Art and Craft of International Environmental Law.


Register: 480-488-2286.


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DFLA Book Club

Our Book Club meets at the Library at 10 a.m. on the second Tuesday of every month





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