Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Library Presents Human Rights Programs

BISBEE, AZ – The Copper Queen Library will present a series of programs in December to commemorate Universal Human Rights Month.

On December 5 at 6:30pm, Arizona Humanities Council (AHC) Scholar Mary Melcher will speak on “Race and Ethnicity in 20th Century Arizona: What Were the Rules and How Did They Change?”

The following Wednesday, December 12, AHC Scholar Cheryl Mead will facilitate a discussion of I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala. Anyone wishing to read the book and/or participate in the discussion may sign a copy out at the Library Circulation Desk (no card is required, so visitors to the area may also participate).

Beginning December 3 at 5:30pm and continuing throughout the month, The Monday Night “Did You Know…?” Documentary Film Series will also screen new titles from the library’s documentary film collection that are related to human rights issues and challenges throughout the world.

All programming is presented in the Library Meeting Room and is free and open to the public.

For further information, contact the library at 432-4232.