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When They Call You A Terrorist

Libraries Read: 1 Book Discussion

2018-10-17 14:00:00 2018-10-17 15:00:00 America/Chicago When They Call You A Terrorist Libraries Read: 1 Book is an annual "library community read" project focusing on professional development. Library staff from all types of libraries are encouraged to participate in the discussion. Merrillville

Wednesday, October 17
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-10-17 14:00:00 2018-10-17 15:00:00 America/Chicago When They Call You A Terrorist Libraries Read: 1 Book is an annual "library community read" project focusing on professional development. Library staff from all types of libraries are encouraged to participate in the discussion. Merrillville

Merrillville

Meeting Room B

Libraries Read: 1 Book is an annual "library community read" project focusing on professional development. Library staff from all types of libraries are encouraged to participate in the discussion.

According to GoodReads, this book is, "a poetic and powerful memoir about what it means to be a Black woman in America—and the co-founding of a movement that demands justice for all in the land of the free. Condemned as terrorists and as a threat to America, these loving women founded a hashtag that birthed the movement to demand accountability from the authorities who continually turn a blind eye to the injustices inflicted upon people of Black and Brown skin. Championing human rights in the face of violent racism, Patrisse transformed her personal pain into political power, giving voice to a people suffering inequality and a movement fueled by her strength and love to tell the country—and the world—that Black Lives Matter.

When They Call You a Terrorist is Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele’s reflection on humanity. It is an empowering account of survival, strength and resilience and a call to action to change the culture that declares innocent Black life expendable."

Librarians who submitted the title for consideration in the Libraries Read: 1 Book program felt it would be a fantastic point to bring this conversation into the libraries, and to help us better understand the communities that we serve.  Librarians will earn 1 LEU based on Indiana State Library guidelines.

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Merrillville

Phone: 219-769-3541

Branch manager
Erika

Hours
We're closed Sunday May 26
We're closed Monday May 27
Mon, May 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 26 Closed

About the branch

The Merrillville branch library encompasses over 114,000 sq ft of electronic and print resources, and visual and musical collections. The library offers free WIFI, public internet computers, rooms for quiet study, and public meeting rooms. Our vast collections of Lake County history and genealogy sources make the Merrillville branch a popular destination for research by visitors from all around the country.

Merrillville branch has three fantastic floors of informational and recreational materials. The main floor contains our popular collection of new books, large-print material, magazines and newspapers, teen, anime, and an enormous selection of music and DVDs. Our Genealogy Room has numerous resources including microfilm of local newspapers, obituary indexes, and many other historical resources. Our Book Sale room, open during select hours Monday-Saturday, is full of unique finds. Merrillville Branch is also home to our Talking Books Department, which serves residents with physical or visual disabilities.

The Upper Level includes tables for quiet study, a tremendous reference collection, our “Indiana Room” for specialized Hoosier historical research, and our locally known statue “The Reader” by artist Hermann Gurfinkel.

The entire lower level houses our bright and airy Children's Department where children will find fun games, books, music and magazines to fulfill their reading pleasure as well as attend engaging kids’ programs. This is also where our public meeting rooms are located, where our library events and programs are held.

Upcoming events

Sat, May 25, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A

Tue, May 28, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C

Tue, May 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room

Tue, May 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room C

Tue, May 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B
This event is full

Tue, May 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children's Programming Room

Thu, May 30, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C

Fri, May 31, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room A

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B

Mon, Jun 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room

Mon, Jun 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A

Mon, Jun 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A

Tue, Jun 04, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room

Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A

Tue, Jun 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room C

Tue, Jun 04, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A

Wed, Jun 05, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A

Wed, Jun 05, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A

Thu, Jun 06, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C

Thu, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room

Thu, Jun 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room B

Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
YES-Courtyard

Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room

Sat, Jun 08, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room B

Mon, Jun 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A

Mon, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Programming Room
This event is full

Mon, Jun 10, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room

Tue, Jun 11, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room

Tue, Jun 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Board Room

Tue, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Meeting Room B

Tue, Jun 11, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A

Wed, Jun 12, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A

Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A

Thu, Jun 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room

Thu, Jun 13, 6:15pm - 8:15pm
Meeting Room A

Fri, Jun 14, 11:00am - 12:15pm
Meeting Room A

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A

Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room

Mon, Jun 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Children's Programming Room

Mon, Jun 17, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room

Tue, Jun 18, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room

Tue, Jun 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Children's Programming Room

Tue, Jun 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B

Wed, Jun 19, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A

Wed, Jun 19, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room B

Wed, Jun 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children's Programming Room

Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room B

Fri, Jun 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room A

Fri, Jun 21, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Meeting Room A

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A

Mon, Jun 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A

Mon, Jun 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A

Rescheduled
Mon, Jun 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
New date Thursday, June 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm