Stories are collected about many characters in this complex novel by Ursula Hegi. You’ll get to know an entire community whose story gets a little strange sometimes. Protagonist Trudi Montag, a Zwerg, a term for German dwarf woman, shares her secrets to survival through two wars living in Germany and describes her community in intimate […]
Have you every wanted to take a trip to Germany? Let the library help you plan. Here are a few places that you should visit on your trip.
Ah, Leap Years. So many rare, exciting things happening in the same twelve months. A 29th day in February. US Presidential elections. And the Summer Olympics! Guess what? It’s 2012, and in just a few months the XXX Olympiad will officially kick off in London. What do the Olympics mean to people around the world? […]
Best-selling author Erik Larson returns with an emotional narrative about a family that unknowingly steps into the dangers of a turbulent Germany. Hitler had just become the chancellor, and violence grows as the struggle for power continues. The old Germany was gone and a new reality emerged that carried with it suspicion and the threat of death.
Join us Thursday evening, June 2, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in the library’s Marvin Auditorium for a virtual tour of Southern Germany. Our tour guide will be Rev. George Pejakovich, Assistant to the Dean at Grace Episcopal Cathedral, who was stationed in Germany twice while serving in the United States Army. His program is aptly […]