The Ivanhoe Public Library will have special hours/closed on the following dates in December:
Monday, December 11, 8-noon, Wednesday, December 13th, 8-noon, Thursday, December 14th, 8-3 & 4-6, Friday, December 15th, closed Monday, December 18th, 8-noon, Wednesday, December 20th, 8-noon, Thursday, December 21st, 8-3 & 4-6, Friday, December 22, closed. Monday, December 25, closed--Merry Christmas, Wednesday, December 27, 8-noon, Thursday, December 28th, 8-noon, Friday, December 29th, closed. Monday, January 1st--closed Happy New Year. Open and back to our regular hours on Wednesday, January 3rd.
The confidence of youth (1830-1880). Historical setting in the 1830s: thrown into a world of ceaseless change ; Guiding thoughts from founding thinkers: conflict, resistance, progress, and respect ; Liberalism in practice: four exemplary politicians ; The nineteenth-century legacy: liberalism without caricature
Liberalism in maturity and the struggle with democracy (1880-1945). Historical setting in the 1880s: the world liberals were making ; The compromises that gave us liberal democracy ; The economic powers of the modern state and modern market ; Damaged ideals and broken dreams ; Thinking about liberalism in the 1930s-1940s
Second chance and success (1945-1989). Historical setting after 1945: liberal democracy's new start ; New foundations: rights, a Democratic rule of law, and welfare ; Liberal thinking after 1945 ; The breadth of liberal politics in the 1950s-1980s
After 1989. Coda: Liberal dreams in the twenty-first century.