National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

Waukesha Public Library


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321 Wisconsin Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186

Tel: 262/524-3746
Fax: 262/524-3677
http://www.waukesha.lib.wi.us

The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe

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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe

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Events

Waukesha Reads - The Big Read Kickoff at Waukesha’s Friday Night Live

Get free books and program information at the Five Points. Stop in at Waukesha Community Art Project to help create a unique Poe-themed artwork. In the spirit of Poe illustrator Harry Clarke and the Sumi Ink Club, join in making a community drawing using only sumi ink and brush. This free, fun event is open to all ages and abilities. All you need is a desire to be part of a large cooperative artwork. Instruction and materials provided. See the finished product on display at Waukesha Public Library. Details: 262-408-5482

Event Location: Downtown Waukesha, Waukesha, WI 53186

Date: Fri, Sep 26, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm

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Waukesha Reads - The Big Read at Waukesha Farmers’ Market

Meet us at the Market! Free books and program information available. Drop off books for Children’s Books for Hope. Make bookmarks, one for you and one to share with the children of Hope Center.

Event Location: Riverfront Plaza, Waukesha, WI 53186

Date: Sat, Sep 27, 2014
Time: 8:00am – 12:00pm

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Book Discussion at Martha Merrell’s/Cuddles

Join us to discuss The Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe. Details: 262-547-1060 or jeantrumpy@gmail.com

Event Location: 231 W. Main Street, Waukesha , Waukesha, WI 53186

Date: Wed, Oct 1, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm

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Tea and Poe’s Mysteries at the Spring House Tea Room

Discussion of Poe’s ‘invention’ of the detective story, focusing on The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Purloined Letter, and The Gold-Bug. Reservations are required as space is limited. Contact Sue: 262-650-2577

Event Location: 340 W. Main St., Waukesha, Waukesha, WI 53186

Date: Thu, Oct 2, 2014
Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm

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Book Discussion at Avalon Square

Event Location: 222 Park Place, Waukesha , Waukesha, WI 53186

Date: Mon, Oct 6, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Book Discussion at Martha Merrell's/Cuddles

Join us to discuss The Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe. Details: 262-547-1060 or jeantrumpy@gmail.com

Event Location: 231 W. Main Street, Waukesha, WI 53186

Date: Mon, Oct 13, 2014
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

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Ex Fabula StorySlam

Everyone has a story; what’s yours? Ex Fabula will host a StorySlam at Waukesha West High School featuring your true, personal stories related to the theme of ‘Losing My Mind’. Come to listen, or throw your name in the hat to share your story. Stories must be 5 minutes or less told without notes or props - just the elements of "Story. Stage. You." It's sure to be a ‘raven mad’ evening of entertainment! Guidelines and more information: www.exfabula.com/index.php/events

Event Location: 3301 Saylesville Rd, Waukesha, WI 53188

Date: Tue, Oct 14, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

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After Hours @ the Library with Mrs. Poe Author Lynn Cullen

An evening salon featuring Cullen’s novel which explores the relationship between Poe and poet Frances Osgood. Details: 262-524-3682

Event Location: 321 Wisconsin Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186

Date: Fri, Oct 17, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

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Tell-Tale Poe

Though Poe himself was unavailable, Poe performer Helen McKenna-Uff will bring him to life on the Waukesha Civic Theatre stage. Details: 262-524-3682

Event Location: 264 W Main St, Waukesha, Waukesha, WI 53186

Date: Wed, Oct 29, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

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Dinner & a Movie: The Pit and the Pendulum

Enjoy dinner, the 1961 film starring Vincent Price and a special tell-tale cabaret retrospective of Edgar Allan Poe featuring Candace Decker and Phil Smith. Ticketed event: $20, reservations required, seating limited. Contact Joan: jquinlan@waukesha.lib.wi.us or 262-524-3694 by Oct. 28.

Event Location: 770 N. Springdale Rd., Brookfield, WI 53186

Date: Sun, Nov 2, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

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