EVENTS!

We hope to see you at the events we’ve planned for November. Remember to mark your calendars!

Sunday, 11/13 at 11am
Jewish Center: 30 North Chestnut Street
BOOK DISCUSSION & BAGEL BRUNCH
Rabbi Bill Strongin, spiritual leader of the Jewish Congregation of New Paltz, will lead this book discussion. Please feel free to bring a vegetarian dish to share.

Sunday, 11/13 from 7-8:30pm
Sojourner Truth Library Lobby, SUNY New Paltz

ON POVERTY: AN OPEN MIC NIGHT
Gather in the library lobby to express your thoughts on the book and poverty in America through poetry, song, or any other creative outlet you choose. All are welcome. To sign up, CLICK HERE.

Monday, 11/14 from 11am-12:30pm
Honor’s Center, SUNY New Paltz

AGENCY & STRUCTURE: A SMALL-GROUPS DISCUSSION
Examine the interplay between agency and structure within the book in this small-groups book discussion, led by Peter Kaufman, professor of sociology, and his students.

Monday, 11/14 from 4-5:30pm
Student Union Room 409, SUNY New Paltz

IN SOCIOLOGY & THE MEDIA
Listen as Anne R. Roschelle, professor of sociology, and Lisa A. Phillips, associate professor of digital media and journalism, discuss the book within the context of their academic disciplines.

Tuesday, 11/15 at 1pm
Elting Memorial Library: 93 Main Street
THE LAND OF PLENTY
Anne R. Roschelle, professor of sociology and author of Struggling in the Land of Plenty, will talk about how homeless mothers in San Francisco engage in a variety of survival strategies to subsist in one of the most expensive cities in the US.

Tuesday, 11/15 from 4-5:30pm
Student Union Room 62, SUNY New Paltz
IN ECONOMICS & GENDER STUDIES
Edith Kuiper, assistant professor of economics and women, gender, and sexuality studies, will examine the book within the context of her academic disciplines.

Wednesday, 11/16 at 4:30pm
Woodland Pond: 100 Woodland Pond Circle
STRUCTURED BOOK DISCUSSION
Tom Olsen, associate professor of English, will lead this discussion.

Wednesday, 11/16 from 5-7pm
Student Union Room 100N, SUNY New Paltz
DIY ZINE WORKSHOP
Join STL librarians Madeline Veitch and Lydia Willougby along with intern Jen Campos in this fun workshop. Try do-it-yourself zine techniques, create self-published zines related to the book, and contribute to a compilation zine!

Thursday, 11/17 from 11am-12:30pm
Elting Memorial Library: 93 Main Street
INSIGHTS INTO POVERTY
Reverend Steve Ruelke, a street minister in Newburgh, will share his insights into poverty, accompanied by some of his congregants.

Thursday, 11/17 from 7-8:30pm
Elting Memorial Library: 93 Main Street
POVERTY IN ULSTER COUNTY
Casandra Beam, chief executive officer of the Ulster Literacy Association, Michael Berg, executive director of Family of Woodstock, and Amy Drayer, executive director of Ulster Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), will share their perspectives as key Hudson Valley human service providers.

Friday, 11/18 from 3-4:30pm
Sojourner Truth Library M39, SUNY New Paltz
CASUAL BOOK DISCUSSION
Bruce Weisner, One Book/One New Paltz committee member, will guide this laid-back book discussion.

Friday, 11/18 from 6-7:30pm
Sojourner Truth Library STL18, SUNY New Paltz
RESUME/JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP
Mark McFadden, director of the Career Resource Center at SUNY New Paltz, will help you discover the three components to a good resume and learn the three strategies for an effective job search.

Saturday, 11/19 from 7-9pm
Elting Memorial Library: 93 Main Street
WATCH SHAMELESS & DISCUSS
View an episode of the popular TV show, Shameless, which explores social service issues and requirements. Afterword, participants are invited to  discuss the episode as it relates to the book.

Sunday, 11/20 from 1-2:30pm
Elting Memorial Library: 93 Main Street
WRAP UP DISCUSSION & REVIEW
Join members of the One Book/One New Paltz committee in a concluding discussion and review of 2016 One Book/One New Paltz events.

 

 

 

 

 

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