December 6, 2022

Friends Feature the Great Courses In Collectors’ Corner

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Bring the classroom to the comfort of your own home. The Friends of the East Providence Public Library now have a wide selection of courses on DVDs. Learn at your own pace from the world’s greatest teachers through this Great Courses collection. All courses are in DVD format, most with an accompanying guidebook. Classes are presented in convenient half-hour segments. Most are priced at $5 or $10. As with the seasonal sales and never-ending book sale, all proceeds benefit the East Providence Public Library.

More than 40 courses are available. In the History section, you may be interested in A Brief History of the World, with 36 lectures on 6 DVDs, for $5. Medieval Myths, Lies and Half-Truths is a 24-lecture course on 4 DVDs for $10. For book lovers, there is Books That Have Made History: Books That Can Change Your Life, with 36 lectures on 6 DVDs for $10. Religion courses include Popes and the Papacy: A History, with 24 lectures on 4 DVDs for $5 and Science and Religion, a 12-lecture course on 2 DVDs for $5. In the Science category, courses feature Introduction to Nanotechnology: The New Science of Small, with 24 lectures on 4 DVDs for $10 and Sensation, Perception and the Aging Process Part I & II, a 24-lecture course on 4 DVDs, priced at $5. Also offered are Black Holes Explained, a 12-lecture course on 2 DVDs for $5 and Experience the Hubble, with 12 lectures on 2 DVDs for $5.

A list of all the courses is available on the Friends of the East Providence Library web page on the East Providence Public Library website, www.eastprovidencelibrary.org.  Just click on About, then Friends of the Library. The courses are listed with the price. To make arrangements to purchase a course set from the Collectors’ Corner, you can email epcollectorscorner@yahoo.com  or call 401-433-3463 to arrange pick up. All proceeds from the Collectors’ Corner benefit the East Providence Public Library.

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