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As part of the City-wide Independence Day festivities, the Library invites community members to dig a little deeper by joining their neighbors in reading and discussing David M. Rubenstein’s The American Experiment: Dialogues on a Dream (2021). The discussion will be led by library staff, and will take place over Zoom on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. Register for the virtual discussion. Readers are welcome to participate in the discussion whether they read just a few, or all twenty-seven, interviews. The library has many copies available to borrow, including e-book and e-audiobook versions.
The American Experiment is a collection of warm, engaging, and informative interviews with prominent public figures that explore America’s grand experiment in democracy, culture, innovation, and ideas. The twenty-seven interviewees—including Ken Burns, Billie Jean King, Wynton Marsalis, David McCullough, Sonia Sotomayor, and Cal Ripken, Jr.—reveal diverse perspectives on the American Dream.
The South Pasadena Public Library is located at 1100 Oxley Street in South Pasadena. Visit the website for information about services and programs. The Library is open Monday, Friday, Saturday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Upon request made no later than four (4) business days before the event, the City will provide a reasonable accommodation for a qualified person with a disability to have equal access to the event. Please call (626) 403-7312 or fill out the City’s request form and email the form to Human Resources at HR@southpasadenaca.gov.