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Why are so many diverse books banned? Every year the library celebrates Banned Books Week and the freedom to read. Banned Books Week is an opportunity to call attention to the books most frequently targeted for censorship. Increasingly, books by diverse authors or about diverse communities wind up on the list of most challenged titles. Comic book authors Jonathan Hill (Americus), Anina Bennett (Boilerplate), and Tristan Tarwater (The Marauders' Island) will discuss this trend and express a vision for how greater inclusion means a stronger future for intellectual freedom. This panel discussion is presented and moderated by Charles Brownstein of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.

Made possible by The National Endowment for the Humanities Fund of The Library Foundation.

Recorded Live at Central Library: September 26, 2016

Direct download: 20160926_MCLBannedBooksWeek.mp3
Category:Other -- posted at: 10:06am PST

Speaker: Dr. Cohen Tal

A healthier brain leads to a happier person. We will discuss the latest research on supplements, food, and lifestyle to improve the function of your brain. After this lecture, you will know how to boost your memory, your ability to relax, to concentrate and to be happy.


Recorded Live at Central Library: September 7, 2016

Direct download: BoostYourBrainPowerNaturally_20160907.mp3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:31am PST