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Heart To Heart: A Community Conversation


  • WHEN Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 6 p.m.
  • WHERE Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library, 5188 Zion Ave., San Diego, CA 92120
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

Our day to day lives seldom afford us the opportunity to have meaningful conversations with people from diverse backgrounds. Take this opportunity to gain insights and understanding into the LGBTQ community.

Please join us for a focused discussion with panel members from a variety backgrounds. While this program is free and open to the public, we encourage attendees to bring an open mind and open heart.

Presented as part of One Book, One San Diego, featuring the 2019 selection, “The Great Believers” by Rebecca Makkai.

“The Great Believers” is a historical novel about the terrors and tragedies of the AIDS epidemic and its repercussions, through a story about friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss, set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris.

It won the Stonewall Book Award, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and was optioned by Amy Poehler for television.

Library contact: 619-533-3970

This event is part of the San Diego Public Library’s programming for this year’s One Book, One San Diego. The 2019 selections include “The Great Believers” by Rebecca Makkai, “The Crossover” by Kwame Alexander for young adults, "Dreamers" by Yuyi Morales for kids, and “Éramos unos niños” by Patti Smith for Spanish-language readers.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

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