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March 18, 2014

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NORMAN —

The debut discussion will be on the topic “Islamic Awakening,” presented by Dr. Norman Stillman, professor of Judaic History at the University of Oklahoma.

Dr. Stillman’s presentation will be preceded by a video presentation produced by the Foreign Policy Association.

Future presentations in the discussion series include:

· 6:30 p.m. April 3 — “Israel and the United States” with Dr. Gershon Lewental

· 6:30 p.m. April 10 — “Energy Independence” with Dr. Bo Kong

· 6:30 p.m. April 24 — “Defense Technology” with Dr. Suzette Grillot

Participants may register to attend any or all of the Norman Public Library’s Great Decisions programs.

For more information, go to the Adult Information Desk at the library or call 701-2620. An optional Briefing Book, which contains all the essays and reading material, is available for purchase.

The Great Decisions Program is sponsored locally by Friends of the Norman Public Library.

To learn more about the Great Decisions program, visit fpa.org and click on “Great Decisions.”

Members to show quilting process

The Norman Area Quilters Guild returns to the Norman Public Library for a daylong demonstration of the quilting process, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 29 in the Lowry Room of the library, 225 N. Webster Ave. The theme for this year’s demonstration is a focus on a “new” view of the “old” art of quilting.

In advance of the program, group members have provided a quilt display that will be exhibited in the Campbell Gallery Room of the library throughout March. Registration is not required to attend.

For more information, call 701-2620.

— Transcript Staff

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