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Adult SRC Events

When: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

What makes high-achievers different? Author Malcolm Gladwell explores the world of "outliers" that manage to design their own destiny through their persistence. They are the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. Gladwell’s examination of this elite world will inspire a rousing discussion.
When: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

How did Escondido evolve into the city it is today? Archival staff will use resources and photographs from the Pioneer Room to guide you through the evolution of the city. Representatives from the City of Escondido’s Planning department will discuss the present day and future Escondido. What is the future of Escondido?
When: Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr will be the book discussed in English and Spanish.

Anthony Doerr elegantly interweaves the parallel stories of two children doing their best to survive World War II; Werner, a German orphan, and Marie-Laure, a blind girl. Marie-Laure’s father designs a miniature world for his daughter, a replica of their actual neighborhood that enables Marie-Laure to navigate the world. In Germany, Werner’s brilliant mind catches the attention of the Nazis and they use him to track the resistance. This Pulitzer Prize winning novel is a beautiful tale of survival and morality in a war-torn Europe.

Anthony Doerr elegantemente intercambia historias paralelas de dos niños que hacen lo mejor que pueden para sobrevivir durante la segunda guerra mundial. Los protagonistas: Werner, un huérfano alemán y Marie-Laure una niña ciega. El papa de Marie-Laure le diseña una ciudad miniatura, replica de ciudad donde viven para poder navegar el mundo. En Alemania, la mente genial de Werner captura la atención de los Nazis y lo usan para rastrear a la Resistencia. Esta hermosa novela de sobrevivir y coraje es ganadora del premio Pulitzer.