In just two days, R.J. Palacio will visit Fairfield to talk about what inspired her to create our One Book One Town selection, Wonder. But there are still many insightful programs inspired by this amazing book coming up later in March. Here are just a few that you simply cannot miss!
Saturday, March 16 at 1:30 pm – Fairfield Public Library, Rotary Room
Sara Hacala will explore how we, as individuals, can each contribute to making the world a more pleasant place to live through mutual respect, consideration and acceptance. The author of “Saving Civility: 52 Ways to Tame Rude, Crude and Attitude for a Polite Planet,” Ms. Hacala is president of Sara Hacala & Associates LLC, which provides full-service training and seminars in all aspects of business etiquette, manners and civility for organizations and individuals.
Thursday, March 21 7:00 pm – Fairfield Public Library, Rotary Room
Actor and disability advocate David harrell was born without his right hand. In his entertaining presentation, David will talk about what it’s like to grow up with something that sets you apart physically, the importance of acceptance of self and others, and the journey of discovering what is normal. As an actor, David has performed in theater, film and has even appeared on Law and Order: SVU.
Writer’s Contest Public Reading
Tuesday March 19 at 7 pm – Main Library, Memorial Room
What does the concept of kindness mean to you? The winners of our writing contest will read their works at the Library on March 19. Stop by and listen to the amazing and inspired works of your friends and neighbors!
Register online for these events and keep the spirit of Wonder going all through the month of March. See you there!