5 Things You Need to Know Today: June 25
Marjorie Kelly speaking, tech teens needed and Health Department meeting.
1. Occupy Belmont and the Social Action Committee of the First Church in Belmont present author Marjorie Kelly who will share her thoughts about wealth and income inequality and its societal consequences at 7:30 p.m. at the First Church in Belmont, Unitarian Universalist. The author of the book, The Divine Right of Capital, and co-founder and president of Business Ethics magazine, Kelly, a fellow at Tellus Institute, a Boston think tank, and director of ownership strategy with Cutting Edge Capital consulting group, will talk about examples from all over the world where a hopeful new economy is being built.
2. The Belmont Public Library is seeking tech-savvy teens to use their skills working with library patrons in one-on-one sessions at a training session between 10 a.m. and noon today at the Belmont Public Library. The Teen Tech Program runs on Monday an Wednesday mornings during July from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., starting the week after July 4. The teens will help out very grateful libray patrons who need help with Facebook, basic Internet help and downloading from the digital catalog. See Young Adult Librarian Ellen Girouard at the session.
3. The Belmont Health Department will open their monthly meeting to public participation at 6 p.m. in Conference Room 4 in Town Hall.
4. The Belmont Board of Library Trustees has announced amnesty for the entire month of June. Amnesty is an opportunity to return overdue items from the Belmont Public Library's collection with no late fees. So find that long lost book and bring it in.
5. On this day in history in 1876, Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer met his match at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. In addition, today is National Catfish Day.