Janina B. Nawarskas will present   a book talk and signing of her book A Child Lost: My Life’s Journey from War-Torn Europe to Proud American Wednesday, February 19 in the auditorium of the Silas Bronson Library, 267 Grand St. at 6:30 p.m.
     Born in 1936, Janina Nawarskas lived a comfortable life with her family in Lithuania until World War II abruptly disrupted it.
     As  the  Russian  army  was approaching from the East, the family headed West,  where her father  was  abducted  by  the German  army  at  the  border. She dodged American bombs, lived in German war camps, suffered the loss of her mother and searched for her family before being reunited with her father and coming to the United States.
    This program is being held in conjunction with Lithuanian Independence Day, which is February 16th. The public is invited. The program and evening parking are free.