Fall ’18 Book Club: The Sun Also Rises

Related imageThis semester’s book club selection is Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises. It was chosen from NPR’s Great American Read list, which was compiled from a survey of Americans’ most-loved novels. They call the novel:

A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the post-World War I generation, the story follows the flamboyant Brett and the hapless Jake as they journey from the wild nightlife of 1920s Paris to the brutal bullfighting rings of Spain with a motley group of expatriates in an age of moral bankruptcy, spiritual dissolution, unrealized love, and vanishing illusions.

You can stop by the library for a copy of the book and join us for a discussion in the library on Oct. 24 at 12:30pm.

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Health Care Reform Presentation

Do you have questions about the Affordable Care Act? You’re not alone! Come to a presentation in the Library Multipurpose Room S217 on Tuesday Oct. 15th at 2:00pm to learn more about this issue. Our guest speaker will talk about what you need to do to sign up and other concerns you may have. There will also be time for questions immediately following. Please email Shauna DeStefano at sdestefano@gatewayct.edu to reserve a seat. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.

Let Your Voice Be Heard Nov. 2nd!!!

Don’t forget to cast your ballot in the election next Tuesday Nov. 2nd. In this country we have the priviledge of being able to choose who we want to respresent us and we must all honor that right by voting! No excuses about being too busy or not liking the candidates.  As President Lyndon Johnson said,  “The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.”