The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program 2015-2016

ugrWe are pleased to announce the open competition for the 2015-2016 Global UGRAD Program. Global UGRAD provides one-semester scholarships for non-degree, full-time study in the United States to outstanding undergraduate students who are currently studying in the first two years of four-year Bachelor programs or the first three years of five year Bachelor and Specialist programs at Russian universities. Participants will be selected for academic excellence, leadership potential, proficiency in written and spoken English, and flexibility to be an exchange student. Learn more here!

Toastmasters/Public Speaking Club

Join us on  Tuesday, January 27 toastmastersat 7 p.m. for  Moscow Toastmasters/Public Speaking Club! This club is a structured club to help members learn better public speaking and presentation skills, and is a registered part of the International Toastmasters Club. This club does have its own six-month membership fee, which is collected and used exclusively by Toastmasters International (and not by American Center or the All-Russia Library for Foreign Literature). First meeting open to all.

Literature Club

fahrenheit 451Join us on Saturday, January 24 at 11 a.m. for AMC Literature Club. It will be devoted to  “Fahrenheit 451“. It is a novel by Ray Bradbury published in 1953. The novel presents a future American society where books are outlawed and “firemen” burn any that are found.

Teens Book Club

Teens-Book-Club-TFiOSJoin AMC Teens Book Club next Wednesday, January 21 at 6 p.m.! Up for discussion — chapters 6 and 7. Last time we focused on the following episodes in chapters 3, 4 and 5: Hazel at the mall with her school friend Kaitlyn, the “Night of the Broken Trophies”, Hazel’s email to Peter Van Houten and the origin of the title of Hazel’s favorite book “An Imperial Affliction” by the fictitious Peter Van Houten.

Toastmasters/Public Speaking Club

Join us on  Tuesday, January 13 toastmastersat 7 p.m. for  Moscow Toastmasters/Public Speaking Club! This club is a structured club to help members learn better public speaking and presentation skills, and is a registered part of the International Toastmasters Club. This club does have its own six-month membership fee, which is collected and used exclusively by Toastmasters International (and not by American Center or the All-Russia Library for Foreign Literature). First meeting open to all.

Welcome back!

Dear patrons! We hope you had a great holiday! We are excited to welcome you back to our home on the 3rd floor as we re-open on Monday, January 12th at 11a.m. Our renovations are still not complete, however you will still be able to check out books and materials, read the latest journals, play in our expanded Children’s Hall and attend our lectures and workshops. We look forward to seeing you while we finish our renovations! Welcome Back

AMC Teens Book Club

Fault-In-Our-StarsClub for teenagers (13-17 y.o.) who love books and would like to meet weekly to discuss works by American authors. Please join us this Wednesday, January 14 at 6:00 p.m. to continue our discussion of John Green’s popular novel “The Fault in Our Stars”.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

mistletoeDear patrons and visitors! We are looking forward to welcoming you back in our renovated space on the 3rd floor after the holidays! Please note the following changes in our operating hours and services:

  • December 21 through December 27 — our Children’s literature / hall will be closed
  • December 26 — AMC closes at 5 p.m.
  • December 27 — packing books, literature available for check out will be limited
  • December 28 through January 11closed for winter holidays
  • January 12  — opening back on the 3rd floor; unpacking books–  literature available for check out will be limited