Night in the Library this Friday!

Join us on Friday, April 24th from 6p.m. to 11p.m. to celebrate Night in the Library! We are excited to welcome you to our Maker Faire, with special guests Russ Fisher-Ives, Fab Lab, Masta Mic, Autodesk and many more. You’ll learn about robots, music, circuits, 3D printing and much more! See below for our program of events. This evening is open to all, adults and children alike!Slide1

Teacher2Teacher Workshop

t2tIf you are an English language teacher looking for new ways to reach the acme of skill, join us for a Teacher2Teacher Workshop on Wednesday, April 22nd at 4 p.m. This time the topic will be “Earth Day and Social Advocacy in the Classroom.” As usual, the meeting will be conducted by your favorite English Language Fellow, John Kotnarowski.

Toastmasters/Public Speaking Club

ToastmastersThe next meeting of WorldSurfers Toastmasters Club will take place on  Tuesday, April 21st at 7p.m.  This club is a structured club to help members learn better public speaking and presentation skills in English and the first meeting is open and free to all. For more information about club requirements and membership, please contact AMC staff or club organizers.

LECTURE: Civic Engagement in the U.S.

Gail Nicula.1Dear patrons and guests!

Please, welcome to the American Center on Tuesday, April 28 at 7p.m. for a SPECIAL LECTURE!

Dr. Gail Nicula, professor at Old Dominion University, the Library Director at the Joint Forces Staff College’s Ike Skelton Library will speak about civic engagement in the U.S. Dr. Nicula was recently recognized for her outstanding accomplishments in the military library field by the Military Libraries Division of the Special Libraries Association (SLA). She has a long and distinguished career as a librarian at military libraries, having  received awards for outstanding service in the military community.

AMC Literature Club: “The Maltese Falcon”

AMC Literature ClubJoin us on Saturday, April 18th at 11 a.m. for a meeting of AMC Literature Club. This time members of the club will discuss “The Maltese Falcon” by Dashiell Hammet. This detective novel   has been adapted several times for the cinema. The main character, Sam Spade, is widely cited as the crystallizing figure in the development of the hard-boiled private detective genre. In 1998, the Modern Library ranked The Maltese Falcon 56th on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century.