Event

Talking Books Discussion Group: The Measure of a Man

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cosmos Room

In this memoir, Sidney Poitier reflects on the values, ethics, and integrity that sustain him.

In this "spiritual autobiography," Sidney Poitier, the first African American actor to win an Oscar, recalls his idyllic childhood in the Bahamas, his move to Florida at age 15, his early struggles to establish an acting career, and his later successes.

This is a hybrid event with the option to participate remotely on Zoom.

Limited to 20 in-person participants. If you are interested in participating on Zoom, indicate your interest in the registration form and we will email the Zoom event link after registration has closed.

Registration closes at 10 am the day of the event. If you have questions about this event after registration has closed, please email the events team or call the library at 847-673-7774.

Find The Measure of a Man in the library catalog.

Find films and other materials featuring Sidney Poitier in the library catalog.

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