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Toms River Library Speaker Explores “The Power of Illusion”

January 09, 2018

TOMS RIVER - Professor Claude Taylor, of Monmouth University, will host a dynamic three-part series at the Toms River Library concerning the groundbreaking PBS series “The Power of Illusion.”

This three part series asks the question, "How valid are your beliefs about the human series?"  The program examines race, science and history in society.

Following the conclusion of each episode, Professor Taylor, Advisor-in-Residence for Academic Transition and Inclusion at Monmouth University, will lead the group in a community conversation.

The programs will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wed. Feb. 7, Wed. Feb. 21 and Monday Feb. 26 at the Toms River Branch, 101 Washington St. These programs are free but registration is required. To register, call 732-349-6200 or visit

Free parking is available after 5 p.m. in the top and middle levels of the Toms River parking garage behind the library and all levels, anytime in the Ocean County parking garage on Hooper Avenue.

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