Date of Program: Monday, June 2, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Pearl Street Branch Library
2014 marks The Pearl Street
Branch Library’s 100th Anniversary!
Please join us in our year long Pearl Street Branch Centennial
The thought provoking series,
“Book Discussions through the Decades,” continues with Strange Fruit by Lillian
Smith on Monday, June 2nd at 7:00 PM at the Pearl Street
Branch Library. Strange Fruit is a 1944
best-selling novel debut by American author, Lillian Smith. The story deals with the then forbidden and
controversial theme of interracial romance.
Special guest facilitator, Sarah Richard, holds Masters Degrees in
Education, English, and Human Rights.
She is a High School English Teacher in New York City. Refreshments will be served at the discussion
and copies of the book are available for check-out at either library location.
Additionally, the Centennial Anniversary
Committee has planned numerous events for the exciting year ahead, among them:
a marble tournament, “meet Andrew Carnegie”-with Richard Clark, an outdoor
movie, a time capsule, special displays, and much more! Be on the lookout for event listings via
email, press, library signage, and our library web page.
All programs at the Pearl
Street Branch Library and Enfield Public Library are free and all are
welcome. To register for upcoming
programs and events, please visit the Circulation Desk at either library, or
call 860-253-6433 (Pearl Street Branch Library) or 860-763-7512 (Enfield Public
Library). For further information, you may also email
the Anniversary Committee at: PearlStreetLibrary100@gmail.com, or visit the library webpage: