National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

Sumter County Library


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111 N Harvin Street
Sumter, SC 29150

Tel: 803/773-7273
Fax: 803/773-4875
http://www.sumtercountylibrary.org

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

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The Grapes of Wrath
John Steinbeck

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Events

Book Discussions at the Sumter Shepherd Center

Join the Sumter Shepherd Center as they discuss "The Grapes of Wrath" throughout the month of October.

Event Location: 111 N Harvin Street, Sumter, SC 29150

Date: Tue, Oct 1, 2013
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Date: Tue, Oct 8, 2013
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Date: Tue, Oct 15, 2013
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Date: Tue, Oct 22, 2013
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Date: Tue, Oct 29, 2013
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Book Discussion for Spanish Speakers with Adult Education

Spanish speakers will read and discuss "The Grapes of Wrath" with a qualified discussion leader.

Event Location: 111 N Harvin Street, Sumter, SC 29150

Date: Tue, Oct 1, 2013
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Date: Tue, Oct 8, 2013
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Date: Tue, Oct 15, 2013
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Date: Tue, Oct 22, 2013
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Date: Tue, Oct 29, 2013
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Opening Kickoff and Exhibit

Join us to kick off The Big Read at the Sumter County Library Professor Larry Watson of South Carolina State University and Dr. Valerie Littlefield of the University of South Carolina discuss The Grapes of Wrath. Also, witness the premiere of "Upheaval," a photography exhibit with prints from the Dust Bowl that so impacted the lives of those in the Midwest.

Event Location: 111 N Harvin Street, Sumter, SC 29150

Date: Tue, Oct 1, 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Film Screening - The Grapes of Wrath

See 1940's "The Grapes of Wrath" by Director John Ford at the Sumter Opera House for free on the big screen!

Event Location: 21 N Main St., Sumter, SC 29150

Date: Fri, Oct 4, 2013
Time: 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Quilting Project with the Shiloh Senior Citizens Center

Members of the Shiloh Senior Citizens Center will discuss "The Grapes of Wrath" and create a quilt based on themes from the book.

Event Location: 111 N Harvin Street, 475 Pudding Swamp Road, Sumter, SC 29150

Date: Mon, Oct 7, 2013 – Fri, Oct 11, 2013

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

The Geography of "The Grapes of Wrath"

Join us for a unique discussion of Route 66 and the geography of "The Grapes of Wrath" led by a local scholar.

Event Location: 111 N Harvin Street, Sumter, SC 29150

Date: Mon, Oct 7, 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

The Environment and "The Grapes of Wrath"

Join Lisa Jones Turansky from the Carolina Coastal Conservation League as she discusses the environmental aspects of "The Grapes of Wrath".

Event Location: 111 N Harvin Street, Sumter, SC 29150

Date: Tue, Oct 8, 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Book Discussion - Main Library

Come and discuss "The Grapes of Wrath" with fellow community members.

Event Location: 111 N Harvin Street, Sumter, SC 29150

Date: Mon, Oct 14, 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Book Discussion at the Wesmark Library

Join us for a discussion of "The Grapes of Wrath" led by Reference Librarian Karen McEwen.

Event Location: 180 W. Wesmark Boulevard, Sumter, SC 29150

Date: Tue, Oct 15, 2013
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Job Searching with Jason Broughton

The Grapes of Wrath features a family, and many others, trying to find work when there is none. Much like the current economic downturn, the economic depression of the 30's was a result of poor financial decisions. In this workshop, Jason Broughton from the State Library of South Carolina will discuss job searching strategies and resources to those in attendance.

Event Location: 111 N Harvin Street, Sumter, SC 29150

Date: Wed, Oct 16, 2013
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Music and "The Grapes of Wrath"

Join us and an esteemed scholar for a discussion of the music of the period, which includes Woody Guthrie, and how it relates to "The Grapes of Wrath".

Event Location: 111 N Harvin Street, Sumter, SC 29150

Date: Mon, Oct 21, 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Book Discussion at the Sterling House

Event Location: 111 N Harvin Street, Sumter, SC 29150

Date: Mon, Oct 28, 2013
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Book Discussion - Main Library

Join us for a discussion of "The Grapes of Wrath".

Event Location: 111 N Harvin Street, Sumter, SC 29150

Date: Mon, Oct 28, 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

Art and Quilt Showcase

See the beautiful works of art at our finale event, the Art and Quilt Showcase, in the Main Meeting Room of the Sumter County Library. This event is free and open to all.

Event Location: 111 N Harvin Street, Sumter, SC 29150

Date: Thu, Oct 31, 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Grapes of Wrath

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