Join in the discussion of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. This book tells the story of Henrietta – a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells were taken without her knowledge in 1951 and these cells became known to scientists as HeLa.
Book Discussion will take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14th at the Library. The movie by the same title will be shown at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15th in the children’s library. Both events are free and open to the public.
Starting this Friday, November 9th, an art exhibition by local artist, Kate Perry, will be on display at the Library. An Opening Night reception will take place from 5 – 7 p.m. on Friday night. The art exhibition is co-sponsored by River Junction Arts Council and the Friends of the Library. Items featuring Ms. Perry’s artwork will be for sale in the lobby. Profits will benefit the Friends of the Library.
God’s Angry Man: The Incredible Journey of Private Joe Haan is an inspirational
and uplifting journey of one man’s life. Joe Haan proves that, regardless of how many trials and tribulations we face in life, we can overcome them through sheer determination.
Mr. Quist’s presentation will include a slide show. Margaret Peterson from the Wabasha County Historical Society will also be displaying memorabilia from World War II. Everyone is welcome to this free program.