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Coming to America

Coming to America
Join our monthly virtual reading group featuring Yiddish in Translation literature and a Hmong Family memoir. We will explore immigrant experiences of coming to America.

Attendees will receive a free copy of the book
(while supplies last)!

Register for the monthly discussions by clicking on the calendar link below. After registering you will receive an email with information on how to join the virtual discussion.

Questions? Contact Programming Librarian Kristina at

The Yiddish Book Center’s “Coming to America” Reading Groups for Public Libraries is a program in which librarians arrange reading groups to discuss three books of Yiddish literature in translation, and one book related to an immigrant community served by their library. To learn more about The Yiddish Book Center visit:

The Yiddish Book Center’s “Coming to America” Reading Groups for Public Libraries is made possible by a gift from Sharon Karmazin.


All programs are Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.

"Coming to America" Events

November 18, 2020
5:30 PM
"Coming to America" Virtual Reading Group: Enemies: A Love Story at Virtual

Register to attend the "Coming to America" reading group! After…