The Bearded Uke: Book and Music Pairing Concert as part of the Community Conversations with Veterans initiative

Tulare Public Library hosted a virtual concert with Edward Hernandez, also known as the Bearded Uke, as part of the Community Conversations with Veterans initiative. Librarian Carol Lovos paired new books from the Community Conversations with Veterans collection with selected songs performed on the ukulele by Edward Hernandez! Check out the wonderful pairings and beautiful…

Shelter to Soldier Conversation with Whittier Public Library

Whittier Public Library recently conducted an important interview as part of their Community Conversations with Veterans series. The public can view this important discussion with the Director of Veterans Services at Shelter to Soldier, Vic Martin, and the Whittier Public Library’s Veteran Resource Center staff. Vic, a veteran, shares his journey of providing opportunities to both shelter…

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Ground Operations: Battlefields to Farmfields with Ventura County Library

Press Release from Ventura County Library – Ventura County Library presents award-winning film Ground Operations-Battlefields to Farmfields – directed by local resident Dulanie Ellis SUBJECT: Ground Operations: Battlefields to Farmfields, an award-winning film directed by local resident Dulanie Ellis, available free to stream via Vimeo. DATE: Streaming 24/7 from Saturday, July 25 through Sunday, August 2,…

Whittier Public Library Community Conversations with Veterans presents an award-winning documentary & discussion online

Posted on the Whittier Public Library Veterans Resource Center page. Free Online Screening Daily, May 1-9 Ground Operations champions combat veterans who are restoring their own lives, and revitalizing their communities, by transitioning into new careers in urban farming, beekeeping, pastured livestock, aquaponics & all manner of food production. The cavalry is arriving just in time as half of American…

Community Conversations with Veterans Partnership and Program Moves Online

In March 2020, carefully planned public programs started to fall apart due to the novel coronavirus. San Jose Public Library is one of 18 library jurisdictions participating in the 2020 Community Conversations with Veterans initiative. The initiative offers California libraries the opportunity to connect more closely with veterans and their families, while also helping veterans…