August 1, 2012 - 10:00am
Konnichiwa: AnimeCon 9 comes to the Louisville Library this Friday
Polish your lucky cat, break out the chopsticks and get ready to get your Cosplay on. The Louisville Free Public Library is hosting AnimeCon 9 for teens this Friday, August 3rd, at the Main branch.
Ok kids, I must openly admit, I don’t understand you.  Don’t get me wrong – I was a total nerd in high school and exhausted a spectacular amount of time engaging in strange behaviors that now baffle my infinitely-more-cool adult self.  I spent hours coloring my hair with...
July 27, 2012 - 2:50pm
Iroquois Library to screen Islam documentary 'The Light in Her Eyes' on Saturday
This documentary tells the story of Houda al-Habash, a Muslim woman who founded a religious school for girls.
Religion is traditionally a man’s game. In the religion I grew up in, the attitude towards the two genders was very much a “separate but equal” type of position. (Disclosure: this is my cynical – but accurate – view of a religion I have since left.) While women in this...
July 26, 2012 - 10:42am
Dr. Bruce Tyler discusses racial segregation as African-American baseball exhibi
In conjunction with the new African-American baseball exhibition, UofL professor Bruce Tyler explores the societal effects of segregation with the presentation ‘Separate, Not Equal: The Ideology of Racial Segregation in America’. Catch him tonight at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch at 7pm.
At some point in most American life experiences, the term “good sport” has been casually tossed about in some show of complimentary fashion.  America is a decidedly firm country of sports enthusiasts (this is perhaps a generously-worded understatement), and phraseology related to...
July 29, 2012 - 7:02pm
Louisville Free Public Library hosts “Separate, Not Equal: The Ideology of Racia
America's pastime includes a rich history of challenges for African Americans. Join Dr. Bruce Tyler from the University of Louisville as he presents " Separate, Not Equal: The Ideology of Racial Segregation in America" at the Louisville Free Public Library main branch.
Journey into the history and ideology of racial segregation in America and how it related to all facets of society, including professional baseball with a free program, titled “Separate, Not Equal: The Ideology of Racial Segregation in America.” The talk, led by Dr. Bruce Tyler,...
July 29, 2012 - 7:02pm
‘New York Times’ reporter Patricia Cohen discusses culture and middle age identi
The reporter and author brings the social viewpoint of middle-agedness to the table with her new book, ‘In Our Prime’. Join Patricia Cohen at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch tomorrow, Wednesday, July 18th, at 7pm.
We live in a mad dash. We scurry tirelessly in an unspoken race to whatever end we face at life’s final hour. Although very few amongst us admittedly relish the idea of aging and death, we humans are hyperactively obsessed with squeezing just as much “living” as we possibly can...
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