National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

Rancho Cucamonga Library Services: Archibald Library / Paul A. Biane Library at Victoria Gardens


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7368 Archibald Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Tel: 909/477-2720
Fax: 909/477-2721
http://www.rcpl.lib.ca.us

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

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The Joy Luck Club
Amy Tan

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Events

Big Read Kick off

In celebration of the community-wide Big Read featuring The Joy Luck Club, Rancho Cucamonga Library Services will host The Big Read 2016 Kickoff Event on Wednesday, May 4 at 6:30 pm at the Victoria Gardens Cultural Center. To complement The Joy Luck Club’s themes of transformation and hope, the Big Read Kickoff event will feature a booksigning for Allen Callaci, local author of Heart Like a Starfish.

Event Location: Rancho Cucamonga Library Services: Archibald Library / Paul A. Biane Library at Victoria Gardens, 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Date: Wed, May 4, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Book: The Joy Luck Club

It's a Mystery Bookclub - Book Discussion

Join the adult Mystery bookclub as we read and discuss The Joy Luck Club this month, during the Big Read!

Event Location: Rancho Cucamonga Library Services: Archibald Library / Paul A. Biane Library at Victoria Gardens, 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Date: Thu, May 5, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Joy Luck Club

Tween Program

Fortune cookie fun program for ages 9-12.

Event Location: Rancho Cucamonga Library Services: Archibald Library / Paul A. Biane Library at Victoria Gardens, 7368 Archibald Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Date: Tue, May 10, 2016
Time: 5:00pm – 5:30pm

Book: The Joy Luck Club

Infinite Dominions Science Fiction Bookclub - Book Discussion

Infinite Dominions, science fiction bookclub reads and discusses The Joy Luck Club this month, during The Big Read. Open to all adults.

Event Location: Rancho Cucamonga Library Services: Archibald Library / Paul A. Biane Library at Victoria Gardens, 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Date: Tue, May 10, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Joy Luck Club

Teen Bookclub - Book Discussion

The Teen bookclub reads and discusses Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club, during The Big Read. Meets at the Biane Library at Victoria Gardens Cultural Center. Open to all Teens!

Event Location: Rancho Cucamonga Library Services: Archibald Library / Paul A. Biane Library at Victoria Gardens, 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Date: Thu, May 12, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

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Discovery Club

Tangram activity for ages 6-12.

Event Location: Rancho Cucamonga Library Services: Archibald Library / Paul A. Biane Library at Victoria Gardens, 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Date: Thu, May 19, 2016
Time: 4:00pm – 4:30pm

Book: The Joy Luck Club

Reader's Circle Bookclub - "The Joy Luck Club" Book Discussion

Join local book enthusiasts to discuss the Amy Tan novel "The Joy Luck Club" in honor of the Big Read. Only saw the movie? Haven't read the book yet? That's okay, come to the discussion and pick up your free copy!

Event Location: Archibald Library, 7368 Archibald Ave., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Date: Thu, May 19, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Joy Luck Club

Keynote event at Asian & Pacific Islander Cultural Arts Night

Join the Rancho Cucamonga Public Library as we kick off The Big Read at the Library's annual Asian & Pacific Islander Cultural Arts Night. The evening will feature a special Keynote speaker as well as fun for the whole family, including: performances of Chinese folk dances; music; martial arts, tai chi, mahjong demonstrations; storytelling; calligraphy; Chinese medicine/herbs presentation; and book giveaways in honor of the Chinese Heritage of our Big Read selection, "The Joy Luck Club". We will also honor other areas of Asia and the Pacific with even more activities, crafts and experiences. Free tickets available at the Archibald Library and the Biane Library starting Mon, May 2, 2016.

Event Location: Biane Library/Victoria Gardens Cultural Center, 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739

Date: Fri, May 20, 2016
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: The Joy Luck Club

Public Book Discussion

A local professor will lead a book discussion, open to the general public. Join us for a fun & lively discussion of Chinese history and culture by Keynote speaker Prof. Charles Williams from Chaffey College.

Event Location: Rancho Cucamonga Library Services: Archibald Library / Paul A. Biane Library at Victoria Gardens, 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Date: Fri, May 20, 2016
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: The Joy Luck Club

Senior Bookclub - Book Discussion

The Senior bookclub reads and discusses Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club, during The Big Read. Meets at the James L. Brulte Senior Center, at Central Park. Open to all Seniors!

Event Location: James L. Brulte Senior Center, 11200 Baseline Rd, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Date: Sat, May 21, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Book: The Joy Luck Club

Learn to Play! Games: Tichu, Tsuro and Mahjong Solitaire

All ages

Event Location: Rancho Cucamonga Library Services: Archibald Library / Paul A. Biane Library at Victoria Gardens, 7368 Archibald Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Date: Wed, May 25, 2016
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: The Joy Luck Club

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