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Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Large Meeting Room

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1150 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States

October 2018

Current Affairs Discussion Group

Thursday, October 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Large Meeting Room, 1150 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members only—free. Registration deadline: October 9. Please scroll down to register or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Join fellow members of the Village for a roundtable discussion of three Editor’s Pick articles featured in The Economist. The articles will be published and shared one week prior to the discussion on Thursday, October 4. Don’t have a subscription to The Economist? You will still be able to read three free articles per week (you may register for the Editor’s Pick…

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January 2019

Investing for a Sustainable World

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Large Meeting Room, 1150 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members—free & Guests—$10. Registration deadline: January 16. Members, please scroll down to register or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Guests, please click here. So, you use mass transit, recycle, compost, and avoid buying products made using child labor. But what about your investment portfolio? Does it contribute to a sustainable world by being consistent with good environmental, social, and governance practices? In this presentation we will explore whether and how an investment program can be a part of your…

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March 2019

Men’s Group – The Business of Bookselling

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Large Meeting Room, 1150 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members & guests—free. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. How have booksellers prospered in the Age of Amazon? How do they stay on top of the explosive book market? Join us to learn secrets that readers don't know about the rapidly changing world of bookselling. Village member Tom Mullaney has invited representatives from two of the top booksellers in town, from Seminary Co-op in Hyde Park, and Women and Children First in Andersonville. Please…

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April 2019

Current Affairs Discussion Group: Local Government

Thursday, April 11, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Large Meeting Room, 1150 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members only—free. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Join fellow members of the Village for a round table discussion of articles on current events of the nation, world, and society. The articles to be discussed will be shared with all registrants one week prior to the discussion. After reading the articles in advance, each attendee will be asked to share their own thoughts and questions in an interactive forum. Each month designated group members…

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May 2019

Current Affairs Discussion Group

Thursday, May 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Large Meeting Room, 1150 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members only—free. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Join fellow members of the Village for a round table discussion of articles on current events of the nation, world, and society. The articles to be discussed will be shared with all registrants one week prior to the discussion. After reading the articles in advance, each attendee will be asked to share their own thoughts and questions in an interactive forum. Each month designated group members…

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June 2019

Current Affairs Discussion Group

Thursday, June 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Large Meeting Room, 1150 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Free

Members only—free. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Join fellow members of the Village for a round table discussion of articles on current events of the nation, world, and society. The articles to be discussed will be shared with all registrants one week prior to the discussion. After reading the articles in advance, each attendee will be asked to share their own thoughts and questions in an interactive forum. Each month designated group members…

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August 2019

Current Affairs Discussion Group – Drug Prices

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Large Meeting Room, 1150 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members only—free. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Join fellow members of the Village for a round table discussion of articles on current events of the nation, world, and society. The articles to be discussed will be shared with all registrants one week prior to the discussion. After reading the articles in advance, each attendee will be asked to share their own thoughts and questions in an interactive forum. Each month designated group members…

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September 2019

Current Affairs Discussion Group – Best Global Practices in Healthcare: Which Should the U.S. Adopt?

Friday, September 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Large Meeting Room, 1150 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members only—free. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. The Commonwealth Fund, an independent nonprofit that evaluates healthcare systems around the world, rates the U.K., Netherlands, and Australia as providing the highest quality healthcare for the lowest cost. Each follows a fundamentally different system for combining public and private stakeholders. Meeting attendees will learn about each system, its key implementation details, and its experience to date from pre-readings. The group will then discuss how we…

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October 2019

Come See How Chicago Debates

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Large Meeting Room, 1150 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members & guests–free. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Chicago Debates is the not-for-profit organization that runs debating leagues for Chicago Public High Schools and Middle Schools. They will explain how this particular academic activity (i.e., organized debating) transforms students from disadvantaged inner city schools, developing their academic and adult skills. Several recent graduates of the system will conduct a demo debate; they will also describe their experience in CPS schools and how debate…

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Current Affairs Discussion Group – ON HIATUS UNTIL THE NEW YEAR!

Friday, October 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Large Meeting Room, 1150 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members only—free. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Join fellow members of the Village for a round table discussion of articles on current events of the nation, world, and society. The articles to be discussed will be shared with all registrants one week prior to the discussion. After reading the articles in advance, each attendee will be asked to share their own thoughts and questions in an interactive forum. Each month designated group members…

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