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Live! from the Library - "Divided We Stand: Testing the Resilience of Our Democracy"

Saint Mary’s College of California (SMC) professors Meg Honey, Steve Woolpert, and Monica Fitzgerald will talk about the endurance of the U.S. Constitution, historical crises, present-day challenges, and the state our Union. SMC student leaders Matthew Fitzgerald and Kavya Maddali will discuss civics and history education in today’s classrooms and share what inspired their political activism. Event will conclude with audience Q & A. Sponsored by the Walnut Creek Library Foundation, this program is free and open to the public. Advanced reservations are encouraged and can made online at or by phone at 925.935.5395. Live! from the Library, produced by the Walnut Creek Library Foundation, features free public lectures, literary events, and cultural programs at the Walnut Creek and Ygnacio Valley libraries. Program sponsors are the East Bay Times, Friends of the Walnut Creek Library, and Minuteman Press Lafayette. For more information about this and other Walnut Creek Library Foundation programs, please visit, or call 925.935.5395.

Date & Time

March 14, 2018

7:00PM - 8:30PM