Category Archives: Author appearances

Library Lunch Topics, September 12: A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens

Joani Geltman, MSW A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens: Talking to Your Kids About Sexting, Drinking, Drugs, and Other Things That Freak You Out Author and Boston Globe correspondent Joani Geltman, MSW, will provide tips on how to open communication with teenagers … Continue reading

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Library Lunch Topics, October 29: The Opposite of Spoiled

Ron Lieber The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money Ron Lieber, NY Times money columnist and Dad, outlines practical tips for parents looking to instill the right values in their children as they … Continue reading

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New at the Library: Books by Management Grand Rounds Speakers

For Management Grand Rounds on Wednesday, April 29, Ann Rhoades (former Vice President of People for Southwest Airlines, and former Executive Vice President of People for JetBlue Airways) will give a talk titled “Built on Values: Creating an Enviable Culture … Continue reading

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Library Lunch Topics, January 15: African American Medicine in Washington, D.C.

Heather Butts, JD, MPH, MA. African American Medicine in Washington, D.C.: Healing the Capital During the Civil War Era. For duty, honor and valor, Dr. Alexander T. Augusta requested an appointment as a surgeon in the Union Army. This meant … Continue reading

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Library Lunch Topics, October 28: Vital Conversations

Dennis Rosen, M.D. Vital Conversations: Improving Communication Between Doctors and Patients Vital Conversations brings to the forefront the role that good communication can play in the delivery of quality health care. The book starts out with an account of Dr. … Continue reading

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Book of the Month: The Truth About Trust

For Management Grand Rounds on Wednesday, September 3, David DeSteno will deliver a talk titled “The Truth About Trust.” DeSteno’s book of the same name is newly available at the library. In The Truth About Trust: How It Determines Success in … Continue reading

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Next Book Group: My Foreign Cities by Elizabeth Scarboro

Book Group will meet on Friday, September 5, at 12:30 p.m. (there will not be a morning meeting), in the Gamble Room to discuss My Foreign Cities: A Memoir by Elizabeth Scarboro, who will be joining us via Skype for the meeting. … Continue reading

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