October 17, 2007

Events - October 24, 2007

As part of their Big Read NH Reads Fahrenheit 451 programming Rye Public Library will show the film version of this classic novel beginning at 1pm.

Discussions of Fahrenheit 451 will begin at 7pm at Derry Public Library, Kelley Library in Salem (led by Joan Fardella), Weare Public Library, Durham Public Library (led by James Webber), Canaan Town Library, and at the Masonic Hall at 18 Pleasant Street, Bristol (discussion will be led by Elizabethada Wright and hosted by the Minot-Sleeper Library which is next door).

"Civil Liberties vs. Security in Post 9/11 America" at Weeks Public Library in Greenland at 7pm As the federal government continues to address new national security issues in the wake of September 11, 2001, the uneasy balance between security and civil liberties is receiving renewed attention. This lecture by Richard Hesse, Franklin Pierce Law Center, explores the important trade-offs and considerations facing citizens and non-citizens alike.

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