2013 May 29
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Friends of Rochambeau Library Annual Meeting
The officers and board of the Friends of Rochambeau Library invite you to join us at our annual meeting.

When: Monday, June 3, 2013 — 7:00pm
Where: Meeting in the Community Room in the basement, 708 Hope Street, Providence
Agenda: We will also be welcoming our new board members and reporting on our financial results for the year.

Featured speaker: Gordon S. Wood is the Alva O. Way University Professor and Professor of History Emeritus at Brown. Wood received the 2010 National Humanities Medal for “scholarship that provides insight into the founding of the nation” at the White House in March 2011. His many books include the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Radicalism of the American Revolution; the Bancroft Prize-winning The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1778, Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different; and Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815. His latest book, published in 2011, is The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United States.

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