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Faris will discuss her new book, The Nicest Nazi: Childhood Memories of World War II, a reflection on her childhood under the regime of Adolf Hitler. “You are the nicest Nazi I have ever met,” a comment made by a fellow volunteer during a fundraising event, was meant as a compliment for the author, but she regarded it as offensive and ignorant. Such comments motivated her to reflect upon her childhood during World War II and the chaotic postwar period.
All libraries in the Metropolitan Library System will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26 and remain closed Nov. 27 and 28, in observance of Thanksgiving. Although the physical libraries will be closed, customers can still use the library online, 24/7, here on Metrolibrary.org to find their next read, download eBooks, audiobooks, MP3s, and digital magazines, or access one of the research databases. MLS libraries will reopen to normal operating hours on Saturday, Nov. 29.
Metropolitan Library System locations will open today at 11 am due to inclement weather.
Essential oil use has spiked in popularity as many people have made the choice to use natural products in place of chemical laden pharmaceuticals and medications, but there are still misconceptions surrounding these products. Learn more about oils at the Belle Isle library, 5501 N. Villa, on Tuesday, November 11 at 6:30 p.m
Life can be a stressful balancing act. Get the strength and skills for better balance and stress reduction with Tai Chi at your local library.
Tai Chi, a Chinese martial art, combines graceful, focused movements with deep breathing to provide low impact, stress taming exercise for people in all levels of fitness.
Belle Isle Library, 5501 N. Villa, offers a series of sessions, Tai Chi for Better Balance, Wednesdays at 6 p.m. through December.