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Posted on: January 3, 2017

Talking Service: Reading and Discussion Group for Veterans @ Your Octavia Fellin Public Library

Beginning January 17th at 6:30pm, the library will host Tuesday night sessions for Veterans to discuss readings from the book, Standing Down. The New Mexico Humanities Council and Great Books Foundation have collaborated to sponsor “Talking Service: A Reading and Discussion Program for Veterans.” The program offers veterans an opportunity to reflect on their military service and the challenges they faced and overcame after leaving the military. Participants read and discuss selections from the book over six sessions. Sessions will be led by Joe Lacayo, a local veteran and a clinical social worker at the Department of Veteran Affairs. Registration is required. To register and get a copy of the reading, contact the library at 505-863-1291 or email For more information contact Joe Lacayo at 505-399-8197.

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