STAMFORD, Conn. -- A number of events are coming to Stamford's Ferguson Library, including a symposium on improving the public education system, a new art exhibit, and comic books and their role in the civil rights movement.
The Success Symposium will be held Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 4 to 6 p.m in the third floor auditorium and will cover strategies to improve the public education system. The keynote speaker will be David L. Kirp, professor of Public Policy at The University of California at Berkeley and author of Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for American Education.
The Main Library Auditorium Gallery will host a reception for the new exhibit, Sacred Places on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. The exhibit will be at the library through January.
On Saturday, Oct. 5, a discussion of the role comics have played in the civil rights movement and the story behind The New York Times bestselling graphic novel March will be held in the Third Floor Auditorium at 2 p.m.
For more information, visit the library's website.
The Ferguson Library is located at One Public Library Plaza in Stamford.