“Coming to America” Reading Groups for Public Libraries – CANCELED

Join us to explore immigration through Yiddish novels in translation and contemporary American literature. The Yiddish Book Center’s “Coming to America” Reading Groups for Public Libraries is a program in which librarians arrange reading groups to discuss three books of Yiddish literature in translation–all of which examine immigration to America–and one book that explores immigration from another cultural perspective.
 
At the Public Library of Brookline, we will be reading and discussing the following books:
 
April 5: Motl the Cantor’s Son, by Sholem Aleichem
May 17: A Jewish Refugee in New York, by Kadya Molodovsky
June 28: Enemies, A Love Story, by Isaac Bashevis Singer
July 19: The Book of Unknown Americans, by Cristina Henríquez
 
All discussion groups will take place at 2 PM at the Coolidge Corner Library.
 

Registration is required for this series. Please sign up at the Coolidge Corner Library, where you will receive your copy of the first book.

 
The Yiddish Book Center’s “Coming to America” Reading Groups for Public Libraries is made possible by a gift from Sharon Karmazin.  
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When

The next event in this series is on June 28, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Location

Coolidge Corner - Meeting Room
31 Pleasant Street, Brookline, MA 02446

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