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Turn the Page with Colorado Public Radio and Lindsay Lackey

 

Colorado Matters wants you to read with us. Join us for Turn The Page with Colorado Matters. We’ll choose three books a year and invite our radio and digital audience to read with us. You’ll then be invited to a live Q&A with the author. 

With our first book, we’re encouraging different generations to read together – parents reading with children; grandparents reading with grandchildren; older siblings reading with younger ones. Aunts, uncles and guardians are welcome, too!

All the Impossible Things Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250202864
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 3rd, 2019

Active Minds Webinar: The Struggle of Syria

Since gaining its independence from the French in 1946, Syria has had a
rocky and troubled history. Since 2011, Syria has been fighting a brutal
Civil War in which the Assad regime (with support from Russia and Iran) has
used brutal tactics to cling to power. On the other side, opposition forces
have included ISIS (which originated in Syria) and al Qaeda, making for a
complicated situation relative to U.S. interests. Join Active Minds as we
seek to understand Syria's complex history and how this informs current and

Syria: A Modern History Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781509527519
Availability: Special Request - May Not Be Available
Published: Polity Press - April 1st, 2019

Active Minds Webinar: Hong Kong

Once a British colony, Hong Kong was returned to China in 1997. Recently,
Hong Kong has erupted into violent conflict between the Chinese government
and protesters objecting to increased government controls. Join Active Minds
as we tell the story of Hong Kong, past, present, and future.

Lonely Planet Hong Kong (City Guide) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781786578082
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Lonely Planet - June 1st, 2019

Active Minds Webinar: Artificial Intelligence

Join Active Minds for an overview of the development of Artificial
Intelligence, computer systems capable of performing tasks typically done by
a human brain, such as optical recognition, complex decision making, voice
recognition, learning, language translation, and more. We will review the
evolution of this field as well as current and future applications and
issues.

Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374257835
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 15th, 2019

Active Minds Webinar: Climate Change

Scientists are predicting a global average temperature increase of 2.5 to 10
degrees over the next century. Likely impacts include more droughts and
heatwaves as well as stronger and more frequent hurricanes. Sea levels are
predicted to rise 1-4 feet by 2100, submerging vast areas of land. Join
Active Minds as we examine the predictions and the politics given the US
withdrawal from the Paris climate accord.

Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780198719045
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - December 1st, 2014