The Civically Engaged ReaderThis fall, NOPL North Syracuse Library will be hosting,”Serving”, a reading and discussion series sponsored by Humanities New York.  During the 5-session program, the group will examine why we choose to serve and the impact that service has on our communities. The readings in this series – drawn from literature, philosophy, and religion – invite reflection on civically engaged activity.

Mondays, 6 – 7:30 pm  |  Sept 17*, Oct 15, Nov 12, Dec 17, Jan 14, Jan 28
NOPL North Syracuse

*The first meeting is an introductory session where the book and syllabus will be distributed.

The book for this discussion series is The Civically Engaged Reader: A Diverse Collection of Short Provocative Readings on Civic Activity. This anthology includes more than forty short readings invite reflection. Authors range from Aristotle to Kafka, Langston Hughes to Jane Addams, Andrew Carnegie to Pablo Neruda.