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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Events

Author Maureen Corrigan - Big Read Kick-off

We're kicking of the Big Read Gatsby style! The Jazz Age comes alive with music at 6:30, followed by a fabulous presentation by NPR "Fresh Air" Book Critic MAUREEN CORRIGAN. She'll talk about her new book "So We Read On: How 'The Great Gatsby' Came To Be and Why It Endures." Copies of her books will be on sale.

Event Location: Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31906

Date: Wed, Apr 1, 2015
Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Book: The Great Gatsby

Hooked On Books Book Discussion

Our Hooked On Books group will discuss "The Great Gatsby." New participants are always welcome!

Event Location: Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31906

Date: Thu, Apr 2, 2015
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Book: The Great Gatsby

Georgia Poetry Society - My Favorite Poem

The Georgia Poetry Society hosts several local celebrities as they share their favorite poem with you.

Event Location: Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31906

Date: Wed, Apr 8, 2015
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: The Great Gatsby

No Holds Barred Poetry - Jazz Age Edition

In honor of "The Great Gatsby" and National Poetry Month, the Georgia Poetry Society presents its annual No Holds Barred Poetry Match, in which several of our areas most gifted wordsmiths square off in a battle of the words. This year's themes are inspired by "The Great Gatsby" and the Jazz Age.

Event Location: Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31906

Date: Thu, Apr 9, 2015
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: The Great Gatsby

Dessert and Drama Book Club

Let's enjoy some dessert and dish on Gatsby, Daisy and the others when we discuss "The Great Gatsby."

Event Location: South Columbus Public Library, 2034 South Lumpkin Road, Columbus, GA 31903

Date: Mon, Apr 13, 2015
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: The Great Gatsby

"Zelda and F. Scott: The Southern Influence"

Join Willie Thompson, Director of the F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, as he discusses her life growing up in Alabama and the extraordinary influence she had on her husband.

Event Location: Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31906

Date: Wed, Apr 15, 2015
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: The Great Gatsby

Montana Rep presents: "The Great Gatsby"

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic literary work, "The Great Gatsby," is now brought to the stage with this compelling production by Montana Repertory Theatre. With themes from the Roaring Twenties that resonate with the current times, this show brings the beauty and poetry of the original masterpiece to life. Tickets $39.00. Please visit www.rivercenter.org for further information.

Event Location: RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, 900 Broadway, Columbus, GA 31901

Date: Sat, Apr 18, 2015
Time: 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Book: The Great Gatsby

Random Thoughts Book Club

Join us at the North Columbus Public Library as the Random Thoughts Book Club discusses "The Great Gatsby."

Event Location: North Columbus Public Library, 5689 Armour Road, Columbus, GA 31909

Date: Thu, Apr 23, 2015
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Great Gatsby

Art of the Jazz Age - Lunch and Learn Lecture Series

The Columbus Museum Lunch and Learn lecture series is pleased to present Dr. Claire Black McCoy, the William B. and Sue Marie Turner Faculty Chair in Art History at Columbus State University, as she discussed the Art of the Jazz Age.

Event Location: Columbus Museum, 1251 Wynnton Road, Columbus, GA 31906

Date: Tue, Apr 28, 2015
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Book: The Great Gatsby

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