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04/03/18 4:30pm
PHOTO COURTESY OF PARTISAN PICTURES | Scene from the documentary film ‘Defiant Requiem.’

PHOTO COURTESY OF PARTISAN PICTURES  | Scene from the documentary film ‘Defiant Requiem.’

In 1941, a young Czech conductor named Rafael Schächter was arrested and sent to Theresienstadt (Terezín) Concentration Camp outside of Prague. Like other concentration camps in Europe, tens of thousands of people died there during World War II, either killed outright by the Nazis or through starvation and disease. (more…)

03/29/18 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 29

Art history course, by Otis College of Art and Design sponsored by the library. Learn about the role of the French avant-garde in modern approaches to art in the 19th century. Four week program with video presentations and on-line reading. Final session, 5:15 p.m. in the lower level community room. Free, but registration required. Call (631) 749-0042 to register. (more…)

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04/04/14 12:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO | Mollie Numark as a dancer with the Blackpool Tower Chiildren's Ballet

COURTESY PHOTO | Mollie Numark as a dancer with the Blackpool Tower Chiildren’s Ballet
COURTESY PHOTO | Marshall Numark

COURTESY PHOTO | Marshall Numark

For Islanders of all ages, “Story Time with Miss Mollie” evokes warm and special memories. On Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m., Mollie returns to the library with her husband, Marshall, to tell their own stories in a special Friday Night Dialogues at the Library, “From the Blitz to the Battle of the Bulge with Mollie and Marshall Numark.” (more…)