Concord Reads 2015 Events
We hope you've been enjoying our 2015 Concord Reads selection The Last Policeman by Ben Winters. Please join us as we continue to explore this great community read at one (or all!) of the events listed below. We look forward to seeing you!
View or print the full Concord Reads 2015 Event Schedule here
What to do if an Asteroid is Coming
Emergency Preparedness Panel Discussion
Tuesday, February 3 at 7 p.m. in the Library Auditorium - State and local emergency personnel address dealing with a catastrophe, as mentioned in The Last Policeman. Weather, law and order, infrastructure, medical emergencies and all the "what-ifs" face our panel.
All About Asteroids
Friday, February 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Discovery Center - McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center partners with Concord Reads for an evening of asteroid activities: a Planetarium show, teen workshop, presentation on NASA’s asteroid work, and a sky watch. Some fees apply. Call 271-7827 for details.
Tuesday, February 10 at 7 p.m. at the Barley House - A discussion of The Last Policeman, hosted by Ralph Jimenez and Tom Fredenburg.
Reporting the End of the World
Media Panel Discussion
Tuesday, February 17 at 7 p.m. in the Library’s Auditorium - With six months to go before the asteroid crashes to earth, how would the local media prepare and report on impending doom. Concord Monitor editor Steve Leone and photographer Geoff Forester, Ernesto Burden, Vice President, Digital for Newspapers of New England, and Brady Carlson, N.H. Public Radio host, talk about what they would do to report on the end of the world.