Harris Library Monthly Book Club
Wednesday, September 18 at 7pm

Woonsocket Harris Public Library

 

The next gathering of the Harris Library Book Club will be held at the library located at 303 Clinton Street on Wednesday, September 18th at 7pm. This month, members are asked to bring along a recent read and offer a 3-minute talk about why the book was a great or not-so-great read. Light refreshments are available. For more information, please call Margaret at 401-767-4126. Free. Adults ages 18 and up are welcome to join.

 

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Submitted by Margaret McNulty 401-769-9044

 

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg is demanding world leaders combat climate change. Speaking in New York yesterday at the United Nations summit, Thunberg told world leaders that her generation and those to come will judge their failures. She said the science has been "crystal clear" for more than three decades, yet leaders on the world stage have done nothing.        President Trump reportedly ordered a hold on military aid to Ukraine a week before a call in which he asked the Ukrainian president to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden's son. The Washington Post says Trump gave the order to acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and then the Office of Management and Budget passed along the message to the Pentagon and State Department in July.        Talks between the United Autoworkers Union and GM will continue today as a strike enters day nine. almost 50-thousand workers are on the picket line in what's now the longest GM strike since 1970. The union is striking over better pay and the preservation of existing health-care plans.       CNN President Jeff Zucker says there wasn't a threat to employees after the arrest of a soldier accused of a bombing plot. Zucker emailed employees saying that they were never in danger and that the company's security team keeps track of situations like this one on a daily basis. Army soldier Jarrett William Smith is accused of discussing a bomb attack against the network.        A Michigan police officer who was fired after a Ku Klux Klan document was found hanging on his wall says he was just interested in history. A newly-released report says Charles Anderson told investigators the document was part of his antique collection and that Confederate objects were related to the show "The Dukes of Hazzard."        Antonio Brown says he's going back to class now that his time in the NFL is over. Brown, who was released by the New England Patriots on Friday, shared his class schedule on Instagram. Brown tagged his former school, Central Michigan, where he played football between 2007 and 2009.