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Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency


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2121 Biddle
Wyandotte, MI 48192

Tel: 734/246-2280
Fax: 734/246-2288
http://www.waynemetro.org/

A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

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A Lesson Before Dying
Ernest J. Gaines

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Events

Bowen Public Library

Book giveaway and discussion of A Lesson Before Dying.

Event Location: 3648 W. Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48216

Date: Sat, Jan 16, 2016
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

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Ecorse Public Library

Book Discussions The Watsons Go to Birmingham and A Lesson Before Dying essay contest. Additionally there will be a story time for the companion book by Molly Lou Melon, Stand Tall.

Event Location: 4284 West Jefferson, Ecorse, MI 48229

Date: Mon, Jan 18, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Date: Thu, Feb 11, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

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Barnes and Noble Kick Off Event

Barnes and Noble will host Wayne Metro's first kick off event. Event will include patrons, community members etc. This will be a 3 hour event filled with book giveaways, and door prizes provided by the bookstore. Patrons will be treated to artwork from the 1940's, as well as a jazz ensemble with tunes from the 1940's. The Youth section of the library will have activities on hand that support the selected companion books (book marker contests coloring sheets, etc.).

Event Location: 3120 Fairlane Drive, Allen Park , MI 48101

Date: Mon, Jan 18, 2016
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm

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Franklin Public Library

Book giveaway and discussion of A Lesson Before Dying for patrons of the library's book club. Story hour and craft for companion book Stand Tall, by Molly Lou Melon.

Event Location: 13651 E. McNichols, Detroit, MI 48205

Date: Tue, Jan 19, 2016
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

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Detroit Public Library Kick Off and Panel Discussion

The main branch of the Detroit public library will host Wayne Metro's second kick off event. Event will be a movie screening and book discussion of A Lesson Before Dying. Artwork and journals will be on display from the University of Michigan Creative Prisoner project. A panel discussion will take place featuring two professors from Marygrove College's English Department in addition to formerly incarcerated individuals from the U of M Creative Prisoner project. This event will also kick off events happening at 15 additional Detroit Public Library branches.

Event Location: 5201 Woodward, Detroit, MI 48202

Date: Wed, Jan 20, 2016
Time: 4:00pm – 7:00pm

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Library for Blind and Physically Handicapped

Book discussion of audio version of A Lesson Before Dying.

Event Location: Detroit Public Library, 366 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48208

Date: Wed, Jan 27, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

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Chaney Public Library

Book discussion of A Lesson Before Dying. Also included is a family story hour focusing on companion book,Stand Tall by Molly Lou Melon.

Event Location: 16101 Grand River, Detroit, MI 48227

Date: Sat, Jan 30, 2016
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Date: Sat, Feb 27, 2016
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm

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Lincoln Public Library

Book discussion and movie screening of companion book, The Watson's Go To Birmingham. Also included is a story time of Stand Tall by Molly Lou Melon.

Event Location: Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, 1221 E. 7 Mile Rd, Detroit , MI 48203

Date: Tue, Feb 2, 2016
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm

Date: Tue, Feb 23, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

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Detroit Public Library-Children's

Book distribution and discussion of companion books: The Watson's go to Birmingham and Stand Tall

Event Location: 5201 Woodward, Detroit, MI 48202

Date: Fri, Feb 5, 2016
Time: 10:15am – 11:00am

Date: Sat, Feb 6, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

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Elmwood Public Library

Book discussions and movie screenings of A Lesson Before Dying and The Watson's go to Birmingham. Also included is a story time hour of the companion book Stand Tall by Molly Lou Melon.

Event Location: 550 Chene, Detroit, MI 48207

Date: Sat, Feb 6, 2016
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Date: Sat, Feb 13, 2016
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

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Conely Public Library

Book giveaway, discussion, and movie viewing of A Lesson Before Dying. Story time for companion book Stand Tall, by Molly Lou Melon.

Event Location: 4600 Martin, Detroit, MI 48210

Date: Sat, Feb 6, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

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Edison Public Library

Book discussion and movie screening of A Lesson Before Dying and The Watson's Go to Birmingham. Also included is a youth story time for companion book, Stand Tall by Molly Lou Melon.

Event Location: 18400 Joy Road, Detroit, MI 48228

Date: Sat, Feb 6, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

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River Rouge Public Library

The River Rouge Library will host three events: A Lesson Before Dying Book Discussion, Stand Tall Story time,and The Watsons Go To Birmingham Book Discussion.

Event Location: 211 Burke Street, River Rouge , MI 48218

Date: Mon, Feb 8, 2016
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

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Taylor Community Library

Book discussion and movie screening of The Watsons Go to Birmingham.

Event Location: 12303 Pardee Road, Taylor, MI 48180

Date: Mon, Feb 8, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

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Campbell Public Library

Book giveaway and discussion of A Lesson Before Dying

Event Location: 8733 West Vernor, Detroit, MI 48209

Date: Wed, Feb 10, 2016
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

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Hubbard Public Library

Book discussions and movie screenings of A Lesson Before Dying and The Watson's go to Birmingham. Also included is a story time hour of the companion book Stand Tall by Molly Lou Melon.

Event Location: 12929 W.McNichols, Detroit, MI 48235

Date: Thu, Feb 11, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Date: Wed, Feb 17, 2016
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

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Chandler Park Public Library

This branch will do a series of events surrounding A Lesson Before Dying, including a book discussion and movie screening. Other events will involve companion books for youth, The Watson's go to Birmingham, and Stand Tall. Events will entail book discussion, movie screenings and youth story time.

Event Location: 12800 Harper, Detroit, MI 48213

Date: Sat, Feb 13, 2016
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm

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Parkman Public Library

Book discussion and movie screening of A Lesson Before Dying.

Event Location: 1766 Oakman Blvd, Detroit, MI 48238

Date: Sat, Feb 20, 2016
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

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