JAMP YouTube
Jun 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stamping their Legacy: Honoring the Nisei Soldiers of WWII @ JAMP YouTube
2:00 pm
The United States Postal Service has issued a commemorative stamp titled Go for Broke: Japanese American Soldiers of WWII that will be available beginning June 3, 2021. As part of its 2021 virtual education series in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Minidoka National Historic Site, the National Park Service and Friends of Minidoka invite you to join on Sunday, June 13th, for a special program to dedicate the Go for Broke stamp and commemorate the rich legacy of Idaho’s Japanese American soldiers who served in the US Army during WWII. This program is brought to you by the National Park Service and Friends of Minidoka in partnership with Boise State University School of Public Service, ACLU of Idaho, The Community Library, the Boise City Department of Arts and History, and the Japanese American Citizens League and produced by Japanese American Memorial Pilgrimages. Join the livestream on the Japanese American Memorial Pilgrimages YouTube or visit www.minidoka.org/events for more information.
The Community Library Livestream
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
From Rags to Riches – Will China be Able to Sustain its Economic Expansion? @ The Community Library Livestream
6:00 pm
Join The Community Library for this virtual event, its annual Judith and Marshall Meyer Lecture on China with Weijian Shan. The Chinese economy grew 36 times in 30 years. How has it achieved it? What are its economic realities? Will it be able to sustain its growth? Weijian Shan, the author of two bestselling books, Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America, and Money Games, will explain. Weijian Shan is chairman and CEO of PAG, a leading Asia-focused private equity firm. Prior to PAG, he was a partner of the private equity firm TPG, and co-managing partner of TPG Asia (formerly known as Newbridge Capital). Over two decades, Weijian Shan has led a number of landmark transactions that have returned billions of dollars in profit to his firms’ investors. Previously, Shan was a managing director of JP Morgan, and an assistant professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In his youth, he spent several years working as a laborer in the Gobi Desert of China. He holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco. Shan is the author of Money Games: ...
The Community Library - Zoom
Jun 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ohio Connection to “Hemingway in Idaho” @ The Community Library - Zoom
5:00 pm
Join The Community Library for a virtual screening and panel discussion in partnership with WOUB Public Media of Ohio and Idaho Public Television. The event will feature excerpts from the recent PBS “Hemingway” documentary and IPTV’s “Hemingway’s Idaho.” Panelists are Van Gordon Sauter, Lynn Novick, Jenny Emery Davidson, and Gary Holcomb. The group will discuss the life of Hemingway, the history of the Ketchum home and take questions from those in attendance. Register at: https://bit.ly/HemingwayWOUB.
The Community Library
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
“Churchill and the Royals” with Lee Pollock @ The Community Library
6:00 pm
No public figure in British history had a longer or more consequential relationship with the royal family than Winston Churchill, who served the monarchy with reverence and devotion all his life. But he was never unappreciative of the distinctive personalities who occupied the throne and the foibles, quirks and even peccadillos they brought to their august role. Join acclaimed historian Lee Pollock as he explores the singular relationship between Winston Churchill and the British crown and sheds new light on one of history’s most enduring institutions. Watch on www.livestream.com/comlib Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

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