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West Toledo Book Group

The Doctors Blackwell by Janice Nimura

2022-11-03 14:00:00 2022-11-03 15:00:00 America/New_York West Toledo Book Group Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book group is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging book discussion. West Toledo - Community Room A (Capacity : 32)

Thursday, November 03
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-11-03 14:00:00 2022-11-03 15:00:00 America/New_York West Toledo Book Group Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book group is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging book discussion. West Toledo - Community Room A (Capacity : 32)

West Toledo

Community Room A (Capacity : 32)

Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book group is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging book discussion.

The Doctors Blackwell by Janice Nimura

eBook | eAudiobook | Print

Though the world at first recoiled at the notion of a woman studying medicine, her intelligence and intensity ultimately won her the acceptance of the male medical establishment. In 1849, she became the first woman in America to receive an M.D. She was soon joined in her iconic achievement by her younger sister, Emily, who was actually the more brilliant physician.

Exploring the sisters' allies, enemies, and enduring partnership, Janice P. Nimura presents a story of trial and triumph. Together, the Blackwells founded the New York Infirmary for Indigent Women and Children, the first hospital staffed entirely by women. Both sisters were tenacious and visionary, but their convictions did not always align with the emergence of women's rights―or with each other. From Bristol, Paris, and Edinburgh to the rising cities of antebellum America, this richly researched new biography celebrates two complicated pioneers who exploded the limits of possibility for women in medicine. As Elizabeth herself predicted, "a hundred years hence, women will not be what they are now."

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AGE GROUP: | Adults (18+) |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Groups |

TAGS: | branchbookgroup |

West Toledo

Phone: 419.259.5290

Hours
Mon, Feb 19 9:00AM to 8:30PM
Tue, Feb 20 9:00AM to 8:30PM
Wed, Feb 21 9:00AM to 8:30PM
Thu, Feb 22 9:00AM to 8:30PM
Fri, Feb 23 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Feb 24 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Feb 25 Closed

About the branch
  • 48 Internet computers (including 4 MACs)
  • 4 children's computers
  • Free WiFi
  • 2 meeting rooms that hold 32- and 250-capacity, respectively
  • Faxing, copying, scanning
  • Making equipment
  • 50 parking spots/2 additional handicapped accessible
  • 6 bicycle spots

Upcoming events

Thu, Feb 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Community Room A (Capacity : 32)

Sat, Feb 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Feb 24, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Community Room A (Capacity : 32)

Tue, Feb 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium

Wed, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Auditorium

Thu, Feb 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Community Room A (Capacity : 32)

Tue, Mar 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium

Wed, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium

Thu, Mar 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Community Room A (Capacity : 32)

Thu, Mar 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Community Room A (Capacity : 32)

Sat, Mar 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Auditorium

Mon, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium
This event is full

Tue, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium

Wed, Mar 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Community Room A (Capacity : 32)

Mon, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Community Room A (Capacity : 32)

Tue, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium

Tue, Mar 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Community Room A (Capacity : 32)

Wed, Mar 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Community Room A (Capacity : 32)