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nationalportraitgallery

Join art history educator Ines Powell of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for an inside look at the
National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., a historic art museum and part of the
Smithsonian Institution. Explore the portraits of famous Americans, including the highlight
of the collection, The Hall of Presidents, which contains portraits of nearly every
American president.

Tuesday, June 16
at 2:00 pm
in the Auditorium

In the event of a large turnout, POB residents with photo ID will be
admitted first, others as space permits.

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East End Trio

Enjoy songs from the 70's and beyond, by artists including James Taylor, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, 
Billy Joel and many more, performed with style, grace and originality by the


East End Trio

Sunday, June 14
at 3:00 PM

in the Auditorium

Please note: For programs without registration that are held in the auditorium, we will admit
POB residents with photo ID and guests (one per resident) first.
Non-residents will be admitted ten minutes before program begins, space permitting.

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Free Speech and the Constitution

Despite the absolute right of free speech in America, the government routinely makes laws
preventing people from speaking or expressing themselves without recourse. Adjunct history
professor and NYPD Detective James L. Coll discusses circumstances and landmark Supreme
Court decisions to help analyze the challenge of balancing free speech with public safety.

Thursday, June 11
at 2:00 pm

in the Auditorium

In the event of a large turnout, POB residents with photo ID will be admitted first,
others as space permits

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.Summer Reading Slide

ESCAPE THE ORDINARY
Adult Summer Reading Program 2015
June 1 - August 20

Signup begins Monday, June 1 either online at www.poblib.org or in person at the
Information Desk. Each time you finish a book, submit your review online at the
Summer Reading Club link on our homepage, or pick up a paper form at the Information Desk
All participants get a free gift just for registering (while supplies last).

Summer Reading Author Event
Enjoy an evening with author
Emma Straub
Tuesday, July 7 @ 7:00 pm
in the Auditorium

End of Summer Reading Celebration
Talk about your extraordinary reads and enjoy light refreshments
with a chance to win prizes for those who attend.
We will announce the winner of the
Mary Licata Award,
which will be given to the person who submits
the most book reviews.

Thursday, August 20 @ 7:00 pm
in Rooms A & B

In the event of a large turnout, POB residents with photo ID will be 
admitted first, others as space permits.

 

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Seriously Funny Comedy 1

Come to the Library for a great night of laughter, when veteran comedienne and host
Anne LiPuma presents an evening of seriously funny, clean comedy, starring

CARIE KARAVAS

and featuring

JOHN IAVARONE

with

FRANK FAVIA

doing the honors as emcee

Saturday, June 6
at 8:00 pm
in the Auditorium

In the event of a large turnout, POB residents with photo ID will be admitted
first, others as space permits.