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St. Andrew’s Library is located in St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church.

 

Hours
Tuesdays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Sundays 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

 

The library’s collection includes materials for adults and children. You do not have to be a church member to use the library or check out materials.

 

St. Andrew’s Library Committee meets the third Tuesday of every month, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.

 

If you’d like to attend a committee meeting or if you have any questions about the library, please contact Krista Keosheyan, keyocean@yahoo.com

 

 

 

Big thanks to all who organized and attended Dr. Mazin Qumsiyeh's inspiring presentation Friday evening. We were blessed to collaborate with Austin chapters of Jewish Voice for Peace, and the Interfaith Community for Palestinian Rights.
www.facebook.com/JewishVoiceforPeaceAustin/
www.facebook.com/ICPRAustin/

Two of Dr. Qumsiyeh's four books "Sharing the Land of Canaan" and "Mammals of the Holy Land" are available for check out in the library. "Sharing the Land of Canaan" can be read online here: qumsiyeh.org/sharingthelandofcanaan/

From the introduction of "Sharing the Land of Canaan" -
"This is a book intended to provide a vision for peace based on human rights supported by international law. The vision is one of a pluralistic society for all its citizens with justice and equality as cornerstones."
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Big thanks to all who organized and attended Dr. Mazin Qumsiyehs inspiring presentation Friday evening. We were blessed to collaborate with Austin chapters of Jewish Voice for Peace, and the Interfaith Community for Palestinian Rights.
https://www.facebook.com/JewishVoiceforPeaceAustin/
https://www.facebook.com/ICPRAustin/

Two of Dr. Qumsiyehs four books Sharing the Land of Canaan and Mammals of the Holy Land are available for check out in the library. Sharing the Land of Canaan can be read online here: http://qumsiyeh.org/sharingthelandofcanaan/

From the introduction of Sharing the Land of Canaan - 
This is a book intended to provide a vision for peace based on human rights supported by international law.  The vision is one of a pluralistic society for all its citizens with justice and equality as cornerstones.

St. Andrew's Library shared Austin Jewish Voice for Peace's event.

Please join us Friday for an evening with internationally recognized author, scientist, and activist, Dr. Mazin Qumsiyeh, who will share how resisting threats to science & social justice can unite us around the world.

About the speaker:
Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh teaches and does research at Bethlehem and Birzeit Universities. He is director of the main clinical cytogenetics laboratory and director of the Palestine Museum of Natural History and Institute for Biodiversity Research. He previously served on the faculties of the University of Tennessee, Duke, and Yale Universities. He published over 130 scientific papers on topics ranging from biodiversity to cancer. He was chairman of the Palestinian Center for Rapprochement Between People and currently serves on the board of Al-Rowwad Children's Theater Center in Aida Refugee Camp. He published hundreds of refereed articles and several books including "Mammals of the Holy Land", "Sharing the Land of Canaan: human rights and the Israeli/Palestinian Struggle" (English, Spanish, and German) and "Popular Resistance in Palestine: A history of Hope and Empowerment" (Arabic, English, French, forthcoming in Italian). He also has an activism book published electronically on his web site (qumsiyeh.org). His main interest is media activism and public education. He gave hundreds of talks around the world and published over 250 letters to the editor and 100 op-ed pieces and interviewed on TV and radio extensively (local, national and international).
www.facebook.com/events/264116387389729
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St. Andrew's Library shared St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church - Austin, Texas's event.

PLEASE JOIN US! Sunday, June 4, after 2nd services for some potluck, movie (starts at 1:00 pm), and after movie conversation about how we move forward to save our planet!
Organized by St. Andrew's Earth Care Committee with St. Andrew's Library. For more info, please contact Krista Keosheyan or Kari Ramachandran 💚🌎
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