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Posted: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 4:00 am

OV Library summer programs

The Oro Valley Public Library is proud to present the following adult/teen summer programs:

Japanese-American Internment in Arizona

Wednesday, July 11 from 3 – 4:30 p.m.

After the outbreak of World War II, more than 30,000 persons of Japanese descent were removed from their homes and relocated to Arizona. Learn about the reasons for internment and the impact on Japanese-Americans, life in an internment camp, and the Native American communities that served as unwilling hosts. This program is made possible by the Arizona Humanities Council.

Meet Author Ron D. Mead on Thursday, July 12 from 1 – 2 p.m.

Mead is the author of “A Concise Book for Those Who Hate Grammar,” will host a discussion on how to improve your grammar and writing skills. You will learn how to identify and overcome common grammar and writing errors, ways to improve your spelling and methods to remember grammar rules.

Desperado Trails: Outlaws on the Arizona Frontier will be at the library on Tuesday, July 17 from 6 – 7 p.m.

Learn about the massacres, mayhem and mischief caused by notorious outlaws during Arizona’s territorial period.

Presenter: Jan Cleere, author of “Outlaw Tales of Arizona.”

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