National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

Oceanside Public Library


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330 N. Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Tel: 760/435-5600
Fax: 760/435-9614
http://www.oceansidepubliclibrary.org

The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

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The Maltese Falcon
Dashiell Hammett

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Events

Noir Film Series: Film 1

During the 1930’s the Film Noir genre came to American the cinema. These black and white films were saturated with darkness, hard-boiled detectives, femme fatales, and mystery. Dashiell Hammett’s Maltese Falcon’s Sam Spade was a perfect novel and character for the Film Noir genre. Join us at the Oceanside Public library for a series of these classic Noir Films.

Event Location: 330 N. Coast Hwy, Community Rooms, Oceanside , CA 92054

Date: Mon, Feb 3, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Book Discussion

Event Location: 3861-B Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92058

Date: Tue, Feb 4, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Book Club: The Maltese Falcon

This book discussion will be for teenagers and facilitated by a Young Adult Services Librarian.

Event Location: Civic Center Library, 330 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054

Date: Wed, Feb 5, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Mayoral Proclamation and Kick-off of The Big Read in Oceanside

A Mayoral Proclamation will be made in the Oceanside City Council Chambers, marking the beginning of the City of Oceanside's Big Read of "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett.

Event Location: 330 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Wed, Feb 5, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Book Discussion at Oceanside High School

Teens will be discussing The Maltese Falcon at Oceanside High School.

Event Location: 1 Pirates Cove Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Fri, Feb 7, 2014
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Book Club: The Maltese Falcon

This book discussion will be for teenagers and facilitated by a Young Adult Services Librarian.

Event Location: Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Ave, Oceanside, CA 92058-1877

Date: Fri, Feb 7, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Book Discussion

Adults are invited to the Oceanside LGBT Center for a discussion of the book.

Event Location: 510 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Fri, Feb 7, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Concert featuring The Music of Film Noir

A fun and mysterious evening filled with the music of Film Noir.

Event Location: Sunshine Brooks Theatre, 217 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Sat, Feb 8, 2014
Time: 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

"Little Read" Valentines Day Mystery Scavenger Hunt

Children of all ages are invited to a mystery scavenger hunt in the Library in celebration of the "Little Read" featuring The Malted Falcon by Bruce Hale.

Event Location: 330 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Mon, Feb 10, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Book Club @ the Bookmobile: The Maltese Falcon

This book discussion will be for teenagers and facilitated by a Young Adult Services Staff.

Event Location: 424 Calle Montecito, Libby Lake Park Stop, Oceanside, CA 92057

Date: Tue, Feb 11, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

"Little Read" Tween Book Club and Craft

Tweens are invited to discuss "The Malted Falcon" by Bruce Hale and make a fun craft in celebration of the "Little Read."

Event Location: 3861-B Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92058

Date: Tue, Feb 11, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Maltese Falcon Craft

Teens are invited to the Civic Center Library to make their own Maltese Falcon, just like the one in the book!

Event Location: 330 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Wed, Feb 12, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Book Club @ the Bookmobile: The Maltese Falcon

This book discussion will be for teenagers and facilitated by a Young Adult Services Staff.

Event Location: College & Avenida Empresa, Rancho del Oro Park Stop, Oceanside, CA 92056

Date: Thu, Feb 13, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Maltese Falcon Craft

Teens are invited to the Mission Branch Library to create their own Maltese Falcon, just like the one in the book!

Event Location: Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Fri, Feb 14, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Learn About Falcons and Raptors

Children of all ages are invited to learn more about falcons and raptors with The Raptor Institute.

Event Location: 330 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Sat, Feb 15, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Noir Fiction with Author Ken Kuhlken

Novelist Ken Kuhlken will speak and answer questions about the meaning and history of the noir genre.

Event Location: 3861-B Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92058

Date: Sun, Feb 16, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Book Club @ Adelante: The Maltese Falcon

This book discussion will be for teenagers and facilitated by a Young Adult Services Staff.

Event Location: 709 San Diego St, Balderama Stop, Oceanside, CA 92054

Date: Mon, Feb 17, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Film Series: Film 3

During the 1930’s the Film Noir genre came to American the cinema. These black and white films were saturated with darkness, hard-boiled detectives, femme fatales, and mystery. Dashiell Hammett’s Maltese Falcon’s Sam Spade was a perfect novel and character for the Film Noir genre. Join us at the Oceanside Public library for a series of these classic Noir Films.

Event Location: 330 N. Coast Hwy, Community Rooms, Oceanside, CA 92054

Date: Mon, Feb 17, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Anime & Manga Club: Sam Spade's Influence on Anime & Manga

Join us for a anime film showing and a discussion on how the Noir Genre has influenced Japanese Anime and Manga.

Event Location: 330 N. Coast Highway, Community Rooms, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Wed, Feb 19, 2014
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Book Club @ Adelante: The Maltese Falcon

This book discussion will be for teenagers and facilitated by a Young Adult Services Staff.

Event Location: 1210 Division St, Crown Heights Stop, Oceanside, CA 9204

Date: Wed, Feb 19, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Film Screening of The Maltese Falcon with Julie Rivett

Join us for a screening of the classic film adaptation starring Humphrey Bogart.

Event Location: Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Thu, Feb 20, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Book Club @ Adelante: The Maltese Falcon

This book discussion will be for teenagers and facilitated by a Young Adult Services Staff.

Event Location: 4700 N. River Rd, Libby Lake RC Stop, Oceanside, CA 92058

Date: Thu, Feb 20, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Noir Author Panel Discussion

Dashiell Hammett. Raymond Chandler. James M. Cain. These are the names of some of the classic crime writers of "noir" fiction. Who better to discuss these masters of mystery than contemporary stars of noir - Alan Russell, Taffy Cannon, Lisa Brackmann, Debra Ginsberg and Ken Kuhlken.

Event Location: 330 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Sat, Feb 22, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

"Little Read" Tween Book Club and Craft

Tweens are invited to discuss "The Malted Falcon" by Bruce Hale and make a fun craft in celebration of the "Little Read."

Event Location: 330 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Mon, Feb 24, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Noir Film Series: Film 4

During the 1930’s the Film Noir genre came to American the cinema. These black and white films were saturated with darkness, hard-boiled detectives, femme fatales, and mystery. Dashiell Hammett’s Maltese Falcon’s Sam Spade was a perfect novel and character for the Film Noir genre. Join us at the Oceanside Public library for a series of these classic Noir Films.

Event Location: 330 N. Coast Hwy, Community Rooms, Oceanside , CA 92054

Date: Mon, Feb 24, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Book Discussion

Monthly Civic Center Library Book Club will discuss "The Maltese Falcon."

Event Location: 330 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Tue, Feb 25, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Book Discussion

Monthly Senior Center book club will discuss "The Maltese Falcon."

Event Location: 455 Country Club Lane, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Thu, Feb 27, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Joseph Crone Pencil Artist Workshop

Oceanside Public Library in partnership with the Hill Street Country Club is hosting a workshop with the noir artist Joseph Crone. Crone's will lead a workshop demonstrating how he uses the pencil to create his work. Learn his techniques and try your hand at creating a work of art.

Event Location: 212D (Artist Alley) Coast Hwy. Oceanside CA 92054 , Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Fri, Feb 28, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Book Discussion

Adults are invited to the Oceanside LGBTQ Center for a discussion of the book.

Event Location: 510 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Fri, Feb 28, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Big Read Finale Old Time Radio Show with Walden Hughes

Walden Hughes, the walking encyclopedia of old time radio, presents a live, old time radio show featuring The Maltese Falcon. The show will be followed by a question and answer session with the actors.

Event Location: 330 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054-2824

Date: Sat, Mar 1, 2014
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

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