Tuesday June 22 at 7:00 PM
Film Screening: Saved by Deportation
Saved by Deportation: An Unknown Odyssey of Polish Jews. As cruel as Stalin's deportations were, ultimately they largely saved Jewish lives, for the deportees constituted the overwhelming majority of Polish Jews who escaped the Nazi Holocaust. Anita Hotchkiss, who was deported with her family to Siberia, will be on hand to answer some questions.
Wednesday June 30 at 7:00 PM
Peter Simon: Through the Lens
For over 40 years, Peter Simon has documented some of the world’s most historic events from the protest-filled 1960’s, hippie communes, nude beaches and the New Age Movement to the greatest names in Rock n’ Roll, Reggae, Pop music; the action of Major League Baseball and the majesty of Martha’s Vineyard. Through his multimedia presentation, Simon speaks honestly about his photographic art, privileged background, alternative lifestyle explorations, and an addictive personality that finally got the better of him and affected his relationships with family and friends.
Tuesday July 6 at 7:00 PM
Susan Klein and Alan Brigish: Now & Zen
Renowned island storyteller Susan Klein and photographer Alan Brigish offer fresh impressions of the Island of Martha’s Vineyard through their new book Now and Zen. Susan, who grew up on the island, tells of the way it was. Alan, with a perceptive sense of the moment, shows the way it is. Join us as Susan spins her tale of the Vineyard and Alan mesmerizes us with his photography. A reception will follow their program and books will be available.
The library will be presenting a variety of special programs throughout the summer. Visit our website or stop in the library to view a detailed calendar of events.