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CLSC Book Discussion
Join Mary Pat MacFarland and CLSC Octagon Manager Stephine Hunt, for the CLSC Book Discussion at 12:30 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 17, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, for a conversation about Week Seven’s Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle selection, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to Present, by David Treuer.
Smith Memorial Library News
The Smith Memorial Library is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on weekdays and from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Saturdays. Capacity is limited, face coverings are required, and social distancing rules apply. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and computers and office services are available on a limited basis. Enhanced sanitization and book-quarantine protocols are in place, and touchless browsing is encouraged. Safe return bins will be located throughout the Smith. Any transactions will be contact-free, and the preferred payment is exact change. While newspapers are currently unavailable, magazines may be checked out by request. In-person programs, meetings, and food and beverage sharing are not permitted. Remote services continue at www.smithlibrary.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 716-357-6296.
Weekly Conversation with Michael Hill and Candy Maxwell
Chautauqua Institution President Michael E. Hill and Board of Trustees Chair Candy Maxwell will hold the seventh of nine weekly community webinars at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 20, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch. Log in to CHQ Assembly to register for the webinar. Thursday’s session will be “Strategic Plan Deep Dive No. 3: Chautauqua Lake.” Maxwell and Hill will respond to questions submitted during this Virtual Porch event.
Chautauqua Women’s Club
At 3:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 18, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Division of Clinical Immunopathology and the Healthy Lifestyle Program Medical Director Bruce Rabin will give his lecture, “Understanding and Managing Stress for Better Mental and Physical Health,” as part of the Chautauqua Women’s Club Virtual Contemporary Issues Forum Lecture Series. Following the lecture there will be a live Q-and-A.