Tuesday, February 7th
Taha Muhammad will talk about his book, We Survived Iraq and Turkey: Long Road to Freedom: A True Story of an Iraqi Kurdish Family’s Escape to America, and describe his Kurdish family’s escape from Saddam Hussein’s regime, and journey to the United States. After his family arrived, Taha was able to resume his teaching career, including as a substitute at Tri-City United, and served as a translator for four years, assisting U.S. troops in Iraq.
Books will be available for purchase.
The event will be free. Refreshments will be served.
Wednesday, June 15th at 1:00 pm
Next up on our summer reading adventure is a return visit by the Domácí Czech Folk Dancers! This local group of young dancers will demonstrate some traditional dances and maybe even teach one to the kids. All ages are welcome!
Our first craft session will follow at 2:00 pm.
Minnesotans who do not have a high school diploma can take the GED tests for free until the end of June. The Minnesota Department of Education has a website with more information on the tests and how to prepare. For more help getting ready, visit the High School Equivalency Center, available through the Electronic Library for Minnesota.