The Brookings Public Library continues the A Life Explored (ALE) series which examines in depth the life of one individual. The 2015 ALE individual is Eleanor Roosevelt. Programs about her life will be featured from February to April.
On Thursday, February 26 at 6:30, join us for a presentation of the PBS episode of American Experiences: Eleanor Roosevelt. This intimate biography explores her secretive, surprising private life. This is NOT the recent Ken Burns production about the Roosevelts. (Color, 150 minutes)
On Thursday, March 19 at 7 pm, there will be a discussion of the book, The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt, telling her story through her own words.
The exploration of Mrs. Roosevelt’s life will conclude on Thursday, April 9 at 7:00 pm as scholar/presenter Susan Marie Frontczak presents a one-hour historic re-enactment entitled “What We Are Fighting For” - Eleanor Roosevelt during World War II.