This is an invitation to participate in a totally free event that will take place on September 11 and that will be, I believe, of special interest to teachers and librarians. As we are a public library in Illinois with absolutely no budget to give this event the publicity it deserves, we are hoping you will share the information with anyone you think might have an interest.
On September 11, 2006, the Bensenville Community Public Library District (a Chicago suburb) will present Marion Blumenthal Lazan live and in real time to anyone with an Internet connection. To participate, you merely install a small program (it loads in about 20 seconds), turn on your computer's speakers, then sit back and listen to Marion. If you also have a microphone attached to your computer, you will be able to speak with her and ask questions directly.
As a girl, Marion and her family were trapped in Hitler's Germany, and they spent six and a half years in r...See More