SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- As part of the World War I and America series, the Scotch Plains Public Library will host many interesting lectures, discussions, and films in the months of October and November. The series commemorates the centennial of American involvement in World War I and explores the ongoing experience of veterans who have served in our lifetimes

On Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7:00 p.m., Dr. Linda Caldwell Epps will facilitate a readings-based discussion on Race and World War I. The readings should be completed in preparation for the evening; they are available on the library’s website or by visiting http://ww1america.org/race-wwi.php. Pre-registration is required for this event. Please register here.

World War I and America is a two-year initiative of Library of America presented in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the National World War I Museum and Memorial, and other organizations, with generous support from The National Endowment for the Humanities.

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For more information, go to http://www.scotlib.org/2017/worldwarone, email library@scotlib.org, call (908) 322-5007 x 204 or stop by the Reference Desk. The Scotch Plains Library is located at 1927 Bartle Ave., one block from Park Ave. in the center of town.

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