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Inquiring Minds Series in Carol Stream

The Carol Stream Public Library has partnered with the Theosophical Society in America’s Henry S. Olcott Memorial Library to host the Inquiring Mind Series, featuring talks by local authors to help the community explore life’s most difficult questions. John Cianciosi, director of public programs for the Theosophical Society, will present The Meditative Path at 7 p.m., October 7. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore the world of meditation in this free presentation.

With so much social, environmental and political turmoil, more people are seeking answers to the big questions that plague humanity. The Inquiring Minds Series offers individuals the opportunity to learn from experts who have devoted their lives to these questions as well as other seekers.

The final presentation in the series takes place at 7 p.m., November 7. It features hospice nurse and local author Janet Wehr. She will be discussing the transition between life and death for loved ones.

Location: 616 Hiawatha Dr. For more information, call Laura Hays at 630-344-6110, email LHays@CSLibrary.org or visit CSLibrary.org.

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