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18.08.2017

Book Club - "The Grapes of Wrath" (by John Steinbeck)

Join us for our next book club meeting on Thursday, August 31, - we'll discuss "The Grapes of Wrath" (by John Steinbeck) . American Library welcomes you to join us for discussions around American classic novels. Book Clubs meet weekly, on Thursdays. We always welcome new members =) Join us for our next book club meeting on Thursday, August 31, - we'll discuss "The Grapes of Wrath" (by John Steinbeck) Language: English =) Summary: "First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads, driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California. Out of their trials and their repeated collisions against the hard realities of an America divided into haves and have-nots evolves a drama that is intensely human yet majestic in its scale and moral vision, elemental yet plainspoken, tragic but ultimately stirring in its human dignity. A portrait of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless, of one man’s fierce reaction to injustice, and of one woman’s stoical strength, the novel captures the horrors of the Great Depression and probes the very nature of equality and justice in America." (c) goodreads.com You can pick up a copy of the book at the American Library's reading room =) ps. Book Club is a place where we'd like to hear YOUR opinion about the book, which is not easy if you don't read it =) WHEN: Thursday (August, 31) 17:00 - 19:00 WHERE: American Library Kyiv (Kyiv, Voloska Street, 8\5) Enter: Free Facebook event here!

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16.08.2017

Film Club - "Good Morning, Vietnam" (1987)

American Library continues a film club with a list of films - from classics to new ones - about media. Next meeting of Media Film Club - August, 22 - "Good Morning, Vietnam" (1987). (language: English with English subtitles). Summary: "In 1965, an unorthodox and irreverent DJ named Adrian Cronauer begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services radio station in Vietnam." WHEN: Tuesday, August 22, 16:00 - 18:00 WHERE: American Library Kyiv (Kyiv, Voloska Street, 8\5) Enter: Free Facebook event here!

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16.08.2017

учасниця програми обміну FLEX з Тернополя

Вітаємо Яну Брил з Тернополя, яка наступний академічний рік проведе у США!! Яна отримала перемогу в щорічній програмі обміну для старшокласників FLEX у Тернополі. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Тернополянка проведе 2017-2018 академічний рік на Алясці у місті Анкоридж. По приїзді в США Яна написала на своїй сторінці у Фейсбук "Hello Alaska! Tired, but really happy. Thanks to the FLEX program for the great opportunity to be part of this amazing community. Let the #exchangeyear begin!"

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15.08.2017

Film Club - August, 15

"We lived on farms, then we lived in cities, and now we're going to live on the Internet!" (c) The Social Network

Media film Club at American Library is showing a list of films that feature journalism, journalists or values, important for journalists, such as freedom of speech and expression. Join us next Tuesday - for a movie night of "Good Morning, Vietnam" (1987).

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14.08.2017

Book Club - "Little Women" (Louisa Alcott)

Join us for our next book club meeting on Thursday, August 17, - we'll discuss "Little Women" (by Louisa Alcott). American Library welcomes you to join us for discussions around American classic novels. Book Clubs meet weekly, on Thursdays. We always welcome new members =) Join us for our next book club meeting on Thursday, August 17, - we'll discuss "Little Women" (by Louisa Alcott). Language: English =)  Summary: "Following the lives of four sisters on a journey out of adolescence, Louisa May Alcott's Little Women explores the difficulties associated with gender roles in a Post-Civil War America." You can pick up a copy of the book at the American Library's reading room =) ps. Book Club is a place where we'd like to hear YOUR opinion about the book, which is not easy if you don't read it =) WHEN: Thursday (August, 17) 17:00 - 18:00 WHERE: American Library Kyiv (Kyiv, Voloska Street, 8\5) Enter: Free Facebook event here!

 

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13.08.2017

Film Club - Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Enjoy Children's Film Club each Friday at 12:00 in American Library! Next meeting we'll watch "Wallace & Gromit - The Curse of the Were-Rabbit".  Enjoy Children's Film Club each Friday at 12:00 in American Library!  Film clubs give children and young people the opportunity to watch, discuss and review films in English! Next meeting we'll watch "Wallace & Gromit - The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" Summary: Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest. language: English with English subtitles WHEN: Friday (August, 18) 12:00 - 14:00 WHERE: American Library Kyiv (Voloska street, 8\5) Enter: Free Facebook event here!

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11.08.2017

Book Club - August, 10th

Book Club at American Library - is a discussion club around American classic novels in English. Join our next meeting on Thursday, August 17. We shall share our opinions about a novel "Little Women" by Louisa Alcott. 

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09.08.2017

Film Club - "The Social Network" (2010)

American Library continues a film club with a list of films - from classics to new ones - about media.  Next meeting of Media Film Club - August, 15 - "The Social Network" (2010).  (language: English with English subtitles) Summary: "Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business." WHEN: Tuesday, August 15, 16:00 - 18:00 WHERE: American Library Kyiv (Kyiv, Voloska Street, 8\5) Enter: Free Facebook event here!

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08.08.2017

Media Film Club - August, 8

Discussing "Wag the Dog" (1997) - an incredible movie that every journalist should see, a rare blend of cynicism, humour, and intelligence =) More photos here! Join our Media Film Club in American Library next Tuesday (on August, 15) =) We'll be watching and discussing "The Social Network" (2010). Facebook event here!

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08.08.2017

Children's Film Club - "Tangled"

Enjoy Children's Film Club each Friday at 12:00 in American Library! Next meeting we'll watch "Tangled". WHEN: Friday (August, 11) 12:00 - 14:00. Film clubs give children and young people the opportunity to watch, discuss and review films in English! Next meeting we'll watch "Tangled" Summary: The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is. language: English with English subtitles/ WHEN: Friday (August, 11) 12:00 - 14:00 WHERE: American Library Kyiv (Voloska street, 8\5) Enter: Free Facebook event here!

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