National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

Lonesome Pine Regional Library


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124 Library Road, SW
Wise, VA 24293

Tel: 276/328-8325
Fax: 276/328-1739
http://www.lprlibrary.org

True Grit by Charles Portis

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True Grit
Charles Portis

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Events

Prequel Kickoff - John Fox, Jr. Literary Festival

The Big Read celebrates the area's outstanding literary contributions in this tribute to local authors. A copy of our selected book, "True Grit" will be presented to winners of the Festival's writing contest. Speakers include noted authors, Darnell Arnoult and Rita Quillen.

Event Location: Mountain Empire Community College, Goodloe Center, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Date: Wed, Mar 19, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Book: True Grit

Hangman Wii Tournament

We welcome all young readers to a Hangman Tournament (Wii Wheel of Fortune)and a discussion of the criminal justice system of the Wild West.

Event Location: J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library, 16552 Wise Street, St. Paul, VA 24283

Date: Tue, Apr 1, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: True Grit

Books Are Good Book Club Discussion

The B.A.G. Books Are Good Book Club will enjoy a bag lunch while sharing insights into the characters portrayed in Portis' True Grit.

Event Location: Haysi Community Library, 157 O'Quinn Street, Haysi, VA 24256

Date: Thu, Apr 3, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Book: True Grit

Western Jewelry Crafting

Book Buddies will enjoy making bead necklaces or pouches at this fun After School event.

Event Location: J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library, 16552 Wise Street, St. Paul, VA 24283

Date: Thu, Apr 3, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: True Grit

Western Wood Carving Demonstration

Local Artisan, Maurice VanHook, will demonstrate his superior carving techniques. VanHook specializes in carving Native Americans, Mountain Men, and animals.

Event Location: Haysi Community Library, 157 O'Quinn Street, Haysi, VA 24256

Date: Thu, Apr 3, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: True Grit

A Book and a Movie

Join us for the 2010 Coen brothers' cinematic version of Portis' classic novel featuring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, and Hailee Steinfeld as the feisty and fiercely stubborn Mattie Ross.

Event Location: C. Bascom Slemp Memorial Library, 11 Proctor Street, N., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Date: Sat, Apr 5, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: True Grit

"True Grits" Dinner Theatre

Enjoy a Wild West Dinner Theatre, featuring Random Acts LLC as they present "True Grits," written specifically for Lonesome Pine Regional Library's celebration of The Big Read. You are welcome to come dressed in Western attire or as Mattie Ross, Rooster Cogburn or your favorite True Grit character. Performance is free to the public; dinner is a $20 ticketed event: for more information, contact Julie Short at 276-328-8325.

Event Location: Hotel Norton, 798 Park Avenue, N.W., Norton, VA 24273

Date: Sat, Apr 5, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Book: True Grit

Reading Rodeo

Storytime children will enjoy a week's worth of western-themed books, games, and activities. The highlight of the week will be on Friday, when the children create their own stick ponies.

Event Location: Haysi Community Library, 157 O'Quinn Street, Haysi, VA 24256

Date: Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Date: Wed, Apr 9, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Date: Fri, Apr 11, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Book: True Grit

Yee Haw! Plan a Western Party

Learn tips and tricks for planning your own Western Theme Party. Suggestions will be offered for everything from decorations to food and Wild West entertainment.

Event Location: Lee County Public Library, 539 Joslyn Avenue, Pennington Gap, VA 24277

Date: Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm

Book: True Grit

Rose Hill Book Discussion

Join us for a dynamic discussion of the times and tales of Mattie Ross and Rooster Cogburn.

Event Location: Rose Hill Community Library, 6463 Dr. Thomas Walker Road, Rose Hill, VA 24281

Date: Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Book: True Grit

Western Jewelry Crafting

Book Buddies will enjoy crafting their own Western jewelry at this Afterschool event.

Event Location: Lee County Public Library, 539 Joslyn Avenue, Pennington Gap, VA 24277

Date: Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: True Grit

Hiltons Senior Book Discussion

Join the Hiltons Seniors as they engage in a lively discussion of the life and times of Mattie Ross and Rooster Cogburn.

Event Location: 2861 Hilton Road, Hiltons, VA 24258

Date: Tue, Apr 8, 2014
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Book: True Grit

Women of the West Scrapbooking

Learn how to create dazzling western-themed scrapbook pages!

Event Location: Haysi Community Library, 157 O`Quinn Street, Haysi, VA 24256

Date: Tue, Apr 8, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Date: Tue, Apr 8, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: True Grit

Western Jewelry Crafting

Book Buddies will enjoy crafting their own Western jewelry at this Afterschool event.

Event Location: Jonnie B. Deel Memorial Library, 198 Chase Street, Clintwood, VA 24228

Date: Tue, Apr 8, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: True Grit

Women of the West Scrapbooking

Join Stephanie Shell as she demonstrates how to create amazing Western scrapbook pages.

Event Location: Wise County Public Library, 124 Library Road, SW, Wise, VA 24293

Date: Tue, Apr 8, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

St. Paul's "Own Historic Front"

Local Historian, Jerry Couch, will present "St. Paul's Western Front."

Event Location: J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library, 16552 Wise Street, St. Paul, VA 24283

Date: Tue, Apr 8, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

Coeburn's "Own Historic Front"

The Wise County Historical Society will share the history of our County as you explore pictorials and trace your genealogy.

Event Location: Coeburn Community Library, 111 Third Street, Coeburn, VA 24230

Date: Tue, Apr 8, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

Scott County's "Own Historic Front"

Local Historian, Gary Frazier, will present "Scott County's Western Front."

Event Location: Scott County Public Library, 297 W. Jackson Street, Gate City, VA 24251

Date: Tue, Apr 8, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

Yee Haw! Plan a Western Party

Learn how to create Western-themed invitations, decorations, games and souvenirs for a child's party.

Event Location: C. Bascom Slemp Memorial Library, 11 Proctor Street, N., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Date: Wed, Apr 9, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Book: True Grit

Western Jewelry Crafting

Storytimers and Book Buddies will enjoy crafting their own Western jewelry.

Event Location: Wise County Public Library, 124 Library Road, SW, Wise, VA 24293

Date: Wed, Apr 9, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Date: Wed, Apr 9, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: True Grit

Keynote Panel Discussion: True Grit and the American West

Join us as our panel of scholars from the University of Virginia's College at Wise explores the characters, themes, and plots captured in Portis' classic novel. Feel free to express your thoughts and ask questions about the historical context of the early U.S. Marshals and Mattie's quest for justice.

Event Location: The University of Virginia's College at Wise, 1 College Avenue, The Rhododendron Room, 5th Floor of the Slemp Center, Wise, VA 24293

Date: Wed, Apr 9, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: True Grit

Western Wood Carving Demonstration

Local Artisan, Maurice VanHook, will demonstrate his superior carving techniques. VanHook specializes in carving Native Americans, Mountain Men, and animals.

Event Location: Lee County Public Library, 539 Joslyn Avenue, Pennington Gap, VA 24277

Date: Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: True Grit

A Book and a Movie

Join us for the 2010 Coen brothers' cinematic version of Portis' classic novel featuring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, and Hailee Steinfeld as the feisty and fiercely stubborn Mattie Ross.

Event Location: Haysi Community Library, 157 O'Quinn Street, Haysi, VA 24256

Date: Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

A Book and a Movie

Join us for the 2010 Coen brothers' cinematic version of Portis' classic novel featuring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, and Hailee Steinfeld as the feisty and fiercely stubborn Mattie Ross.

Event Location: Coeburn Community Library, 111 Third Street, Coeburn, VA 24230

Date: Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

Bounty Hunt - Wise

Teens of all ages - sharpen up your scavenger hunting skills to search for the cowardly Tom Chaney, killer of Mattie's father.

Event Location: Wise County Public Library, 124 Library Road, SW, Wise, VA 24293

Date: Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Book: True Grit

The Town of Wise "Own Historic Front"

The Wise County Historical Society will present a slide show and discuss the history of the Town of Wise and help you trace your own genealogy.

Event Location: Wise County Public Library, 124 Library Road, Sw, Wise, VA 24293

Date: Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Book: True Grit

Book Discussion

Join us for a dynamic discussion of the times and tales of Mattie Ross and Rooster Cogburn.

Event Location: J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library, 16552 Wise Street, St. Paul, VA 24283

Date: Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

A Book and a Movie

Join us for the 2010 Coen brothers' cinematic version of Portis' classic novel featuring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, and Hailee Steinfeld as the feisty and fiercely stubborn Mattie Ross.

Event Location: Jonnie B. Deel Memorial Library, 198 Chase Street, Clintwood, VA 24228

Date: Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: True Grit

Reading Rodeo

Storytime attendees and their guests will create a stick pony craft, tie it to the hitching post and "ride" through the township with a special stop at the Wild West Library.

Event Location: Lee County Public Library, 539 Joslyn Avenue, Pennington Gap, VA 24277

Date: Fri, Apr 11, 2014
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm

Book: True Grit

Western Wood Carving and Woodworking

Local Artisan, Maurice VanHook, will demonstrate his superior carving techniques. VanHook specializes in carving Native Americans, Mountain Men, and animals.

Event Location: C. Bascom Slemp Memorial Library, 11 Proctor Street, N., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Date: Sat, Apr 12, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: True Grit

Western Jewelry for Family Fun

Come join us to create Western Jewelry for the whole family!

Event Location: Wise County Public Library, 124 Library Road, SW, Wise, VA 24293

Date: Sat, Apr 12, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: True Grit

Reading Rodeo

Storytime attendees and their guests will create a stick pony craft, tie it to the hitching post and "ride" through the township with a special stop at the Wild West Library.

Event Location: Jonnie B. Deel Memorial Library, 198 Chase Street, Clintwood, VA 24228

Date: Mon, Apr 14, 2014
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Book: True Grit

Women of the West Scrapbooking

Learn how to create dazzling western-themed scrapbook pages.

Event Location: Scott County Public Library, 297 W. Jackson Street, Gate City, VA 24251

Date: Tue, Apr 15, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Book: True Grit

Western Wood Carving Demonstration

Local Artisan, Maurice VanHook, will demonstrate his superior carving techniques. VanHook specializes in carving Native Americans, Mountain Men, and animals.

Event Location: Scott County Public Library, 297 W. Jackson Street, Gate City, VA 24251

Date: Tue, Apr 15, 2014
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: True Grit

Western Jewelry Crafting

The Afterschool program will feature jewelry making using beads and leather. Snacks will be served.

Event Location: Haysi Community Library, 157 O'Quinn Street, Haysi, VA 24256

Date: Tue, Apr 15, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: True Grit

Bounty Hunt - Clintwood Style

Come join our scavenger hunt by searching for books and items that lead you to the murdering Tom Chaney.

Event Location: Jonnie B. Deel Memorial Library, 198 Chase Street, Clintwood, VA 24228

Date: Tue, Apr 15, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: True Grit

Book Discussion

Join us for a dynamic discussion of the times and tales of Mattie Ross and Rooster Cogburn.

Event Location: Jonnie B. Deel Memorial Library, 198 Chase Street, Clintwood, VA 24228

Date: Tue, Apr 15, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

Book Discussion

Join us for a discussion of the times and tales of Mattie Ross and Rooster Cogburn.

Event Location: Coeburn Community Library, 111 Third Street, Coeburn, VA 24230

Date: Wed, Apr 16, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: True Grit

Kids Central, Inc. End of the Year Blast Book Giveaway

Copies of True Grit will be distributed and discussed with parents and care givers of our area's youngest readers.

Event Location: Bullitt Park, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Date: Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Book: True Grit

A Book and a Movie

Join us for the 2010 Coen brothers' cinematic version of Portis' classic novel featuring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, and Hailee Steinfeld as the feisty and fiercely stubborn Mattie Ross.

Event Location: J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library, 16552 Wise Street, St. Paul, VA 24283

Date: Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Time: 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Book: True Grit

Haysi's "Own Historic Front"

Join Dennis Reedy, local historian and author of "Haysi, Virginia Community and Family History," as he presents on the formation and early days of the Town of Haysi. Light refreshments will be served.

Event Location: Haysi Community Library, 157 O`Quinn Street, Haysi, VA 24256

Date: Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: True Grit

Western Wood Carving Demonstration

Local artisan Maurice VanHook will demonstrate his superior carving techniques. VanHook specializes in carving Native Americans, Mountain Men, and animals.

Event Location: Wise County Public Library, 124 Library Road, SW, Wise, VA 24293

Date: Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: True Grit

Lee County's "Own Historic Front"

Join Betty Jo Poteet to learn about your own family history. Who knows, you may find a lawman or an outlaw in your family tree, or maybe a young woman with more "true grit" than you can imagine!

Event Location: Lee County Public Library, 539 Joslyn Avenue, Pennington Vap, VA 24277

Date: Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

Big Stone Gap's "Own Historic Front"

Local Historian, Bill Hendrick, will share stories and memorabilia relating to the founding of Big Stone Gap.

Event Location: C. Bascom Slemp Memorial Library, 11 Proctor Street, N., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Date: Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

Clintwood's "Own Historic Front"

The Dickenson County Historical Society will share the history of Dickenson County as you explore pictorials and trace your genealogy.

Event Location: Jonnie B. Deel Memorial Library, 198 Chase Street, Clintwood, VA 24228

Date: Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

Western Knot Tying

Our local Boy Scout Troop will demonstrate knot tying skills.

Event Location: Coeburn Community Library, 111 Third Street, Coeburn , VA 24230

Date: Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

Reading Rodeo

Storytime, ToddlerTime and Mother Goose sessions will feature Wild West games, books, crafts, snacks, and fun!

Event Location: C. Bascom Slemp Memorial Library, 11 Proctor Street, N., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Date: Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Date: Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Book: True Grit

Reading Rodeo

Storytime children will enjoy a week's worth of western-themed books, games, and activities.

Event Location: Scott County Public Library, 297 W. Jackson Street, Gate City, VA 24251

Date: Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Date: Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Date: Fri, Apr 25, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Book: True Grit

Whittling Demonstration

Local craftsman, Mike Moore, will demonstrate whittling and display Western carving.

Event Location: J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library, 16552 Wise Street, St. Paul, VA 24283

Date: Tue, Apr 22, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Book: True Grit

A Book and a Movie

Join us for the 2010 Coen brothers' cinematic version of Portis' classic novel featuring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, and Hailee Steinfeld as the feisty and fiercely stubborn Mattie Ross

Event Location: Wise County Public Library, 124 Library Road, SW, Wise, VA 24293

Date: Tue, Apr 22, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: True Grit

Reading Wranglers

Family members will meet around the campfire for a special Family Fun program featuring "The Toughest Cowboy" by John Frank.

Event Location: C. Bascom Slemp Memorial Library, 11 Proctor Street, N., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Date: Tue, Apr 22, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

Whittling and Knot Tying

Charlie and Izetta Fleming demonstrate their Western whittling skills by making a sling shot; Clintwood Boy Scouts will demonstrate Knot Tying.

Event Location: Jonnie B. Deel Memorial Library, 198 Chase Street, Clintwood, VA 24228

Date: Tue, Apr 22, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

Reading Rodeo

Storytime and ToddlerTime sessions will feature Wild West games, books, crafts, snacks, and fun!

Event Location: Wise County Public Library, 124 Library Road, SW, Wise, VA 24293

Date: Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Date: Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Time: 11:30am – 12:00pm

Book: True Grit

Reading Rodeo

Storytime attendees and their guests will create a stick pony craft, tie it to the hitching post and "ride" through the township with a special stop at the Wild West Library.

Event Location: Coeburn Community Library, 111 Third Street, Coeburn, VA 24230

Date: Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Book: True Grit

Women of the West Scrapbooking

Learn how to create dazzling western-themed scrapbook pages.

Event Location: Jonnie B. Deel Memorial Library, 198 Chase Street, Clintwood, VA 24228

Date: Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Book: True Grit

Hangman Wii Tournament

Book Buddies (the Afterschool group) will host a Hangman Tournament (Wii Wheel of Fortune) and discuss the criminal justice system of the Wild West.

Event Location: Wise County Public Library, 124 Library Road, SW, Wise, VA 24293

Date: Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: True Grit

Western Jewelry Crafting

Book Buddies will enjoy crafting their own Western jewelry at this Afterschool event.

Event Location: Coeburn Community Library, 111 Third Street, Coeburn, VA 24230

Date: Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: True Grit

Reading Rodeo

Story Hour attendees and their guests will create a stick pony craft, tie it to the hitching post and "ride" through the township with a special stop at the Wild West Library.

Event Location: J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library, 16552 Wise Street, St. Paul, VA 24283

Date: Thu, Apr 24, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Book: True Grit

Hangman Wii Tournament

Teen Scene will host a Hangman Tournament (Wii Wheel of Fortune)and discuss the criminal justice system of the Wild West.

Event Location: Jonnie B. Deel Memorial Library, 198 Chase Street, Clintwood, VA 24228

Date: Thu, Apr 24, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: True Grit

A Book and a Movie

Join us for the 2010 Coen brothers' cinematic version of Portis' classic novel featuring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, and Hailee Steinfeld as the feisty and fiercely stubborn Mattie Ross.

Event Location: Lee County Public Library, 539 Joslyn Avenue, Pennington Gap, VA 24277

Date: Thu, Apr 24, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: True Grit

Book Discussion

Join us for a discussion of the times and tales of Mattie Ross and Rooster Cogburn.

Event Location: Wise County Public Library, 124 Library Road, SW, Wise, VA 24293

Date: Thu, Apr 24, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Book: True Grit

Reading Wranglers

Wear your Western gear and join us for an evening of fun for the whole family. Children will bring stuffed animals to a Live Stock Show. After the show, the animals will be "awarded" with participation ribbons. Campfire stories and songs will round out the festivities.

Event Location: Haysi Community Library, 157 O'Quinn Street, Haysi, VA 24256

Date: Thu, Apr 24, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

Pine Knots Book Club Book Discussion

Join the Pine Knots Book Club for a lively discussion of the classic novel.

Event Location: C. Bascom Slemp Memorial Library, 11 Proctor Street, N., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Date: Thu, Apr 24, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

Riverside Book Club Discussion

The Riverside Book Club will discuss the times and tales of Mattie Ross and Rooster Cogburn.

Event Location: Riverside Diner, Ramey Street, St. Paul, VA 24283

Date: Thu, Apr 24, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: True Grit

Hangman Wii Tournament

We will host a Hangman Tournament (Wii Wheel of Fortune) and discuss the criminal justice system of the Wild West.

Event Location: Coeburn Community Library, 111 Third Street, Coeburn, VA 24230

Date: Fri, Apr 25, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: True Grit

Wild West Hoedown - Lee County

Join us for the finale event featuring Western "socials" showcasing Western grub, games, and music. You will enjoy everything from horseshoes to corn toss, Cowboy beans, cornbread, Western jewelry crafts, and more as you tap your toes to the Western tunes of "Town Branch Bluegrass."

Event Location: Lee County Public Library, 539 Joslyn Avenue, Pennington Gap, VA 24277

Date: Sat, Apr 26, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: True Grit

Wild West Hoedown - Scott County

Join us for the finale event featuring Western "socials" showcasing Western grub, games, and music. You will enjoy everything from corn hole to Cowboy beans, cornbread, Western jewelry crafts, and more as you tap your toes to the Western tunes of Spirit.

Event Location: Scott County Public Library, 297 W. Jackson Street, Gate City, VA 24251

Date: Sat, Apr 26, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: True Grit

Wild West Hoedown - Wise

Join us for the finale event featuring Western "socials" showcasing Western grub, games, and music. You will enjoy Western games and crafts, Cowboy beans, and more as you tap your toes to Western tunes.

Event Location: Wise County Public Library, 124 Library Road, SW, Wise, VA 24293

Date: Sat, Apr 26, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: True Grit

Wild West Hoedown - Dickenson County

Join us for the finale event featuring Western "socials" showcasing Western grub, games, and music. You will enjoy everything from a Cowboy beans cookoff to a Western costume contest, children's games and country music groups.

Event Location: Jonnie B. Deel Memorial Library, 198 Chase Street, Clintwood, VA 24228

Date: Sat, Apr 26, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: True Grit

Wild West Hoedown - Big Stone Gap

Join us for the finale event featuring Western "socials" showcasing Western grub, games, and music. You will enjoy everything from corn hole to ring toss, Cowboy beans, horse shoe decoration, Western costume contest, and more as you tap your toes to the Western tunes of "Tyler Hughes."

Event Location: C. Bascom Slemp Memorial Library, 11 Proctor Street, N., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Date: Sat, Apr 26, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: True Grit

Reading Wranglers

Family members will meet together at the Wild West Show for a special Family Fun program featuring "The Toughest Cowboy" by John Frank.

Event Location: Coeburn Community Library, 111 Third Street, Coeburn, VA 24230

Date: Mon, Apr 28, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Book: True Grit

Hangman Wii Tournament

The Afterschool group will host a Hangman Tournament (Wii Wheel of Fortune) and discuss the criminal justice system of the Wild West.

Event Location: Haysi Community Library, 157 O'Quinn Street, Haysi, VA 24256

Date: Tue, Apr 29, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: True Grit

Book Discussion

Join us for Coffee & Conversation and a dynamic discussion of the times and tales of Mattie Ross and Rooster Cogburn.

Event Location: Lee County Public Library, 539 Joslyn Avenue, Pennington Gap, VA 24277

Date: Wed, Apr 30, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: True Grit

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