On Monday, May 29 (Memorial Day), Hennepin County libraries are closed.
Augsburg Park Library will be hosting a series of events honoring Days of Remembrance and Holocaust Remembrance Day during the month of April.
Global Folk: Klezmer Dance Music Take a trip to Eastern Europe and move to the tunes of Eisner's Klezmorim. Funded by Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Saturday, April 8, 2-3 p.m.
Join us for a reading of Sabina Zimering's "Hiding in the Open: A Holocaust Memoir." Along with the author, members of the Richfield Human Rights Commission, Richfield community leaders and Dr. Zimering's children will read aloud the book in its entirety. Drop in or stay the entire time. Collaborator: Richfield Human Rights Commission.
Monday, April 24, 4-8 p.m.
We invite you to a public forum with scholars from U of M's Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies Listen to scholars and speakers from University of Minnesota's Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at this public forum. Sponsor: Friends of the Augsburg Park Library. Collaborator: Richfield Human Rights Commission.
Wednesday, April 26, 6:30-8 p.m.
Photos from Irene Colston's "The Other Voices of Auschwitz" will be on display at Augsburg Park Library during the month of April. A reception with Colston will be on Thursday, April 27, 2-4 p.m. Richfield resident Colston will answer questions and speak one-on-one about her time photographing Auschwitz. Her photo series, "The Other Voices of Auschwitz," will be on display during the month of April. The series will honor all those who died there, and give voice to the many other victims of Auschwitz. Collaborator: Richfield Human Rights Commission.
Author and survivor Fred Amram will talk about his book "We're in America Now" on Saturday, April 29, 1:30-3 p.m. This memoir begins with Amram's birth during the rise of Hitler in 1930s Germany. He and his surviving family escape to Holland and sail to America where they encounter many challenges as immigrants in a new world. Sponsor: Friends of the Augsburg Park Library. Collaborator: Richfield Human Rights Commission.