Library hosts talks with representatives, students

Brattleboro Union High School student group AWARE will give a presentation on Martin Luther King Jr. and other anti-racist heroes.

BRATTLEBORO - The Brooks Memorial Library will host several talks this coming week. On Saturday, January 14, from 10:30 to 11:30 am, there will be a community conversation with state representatives Emilie Kornheiser, Mollie Burke, and Tristan Toleno along with state senators Wendy Harrison and Nader Hashim, who will discuss legislative opportunities and community priorities. All are welcome to come join the conversation.
Also on Saturday, from 12:30 to 2 pm, the library will host “Revolutionary MLK and Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movements,” a presentation by the Brattleboro Union High School student group AWARE. As MLK Day approaches, learn more about his life and how to carry on his mission. Attendees will learn about historical figures that have fought for liberation and how to interrupt racism.
Last, on Tuesday, January 17, at 7 pm, wildlife rehabilitator Fred Homer and veterinarian Ron Svec will present a slide show and talk about their work, their experiences, and their friendship over the years as a team to provide care to many species of injured or orphaned birds, most especially the many species of birds of prey they have helped. They will discuss their work together and individually for providing the necessary care, treatments, and surgery needed to release these awesome birds back into the wild. A question and answer period will follow.
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