National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

Friends of the Homer Public Library


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500 Hazel Avenue
Homer, AK 99603-7849

Tel: 907/235-3180
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http://www.friendshomerlibrary.org

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

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Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury

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Events

Kick-off Bonfire - Meeting of the Resistance

Join us for a bonfire in the parking lot of the Homer Public Library to kick-off the Big Read 2015. Homer Fire Department will be with us, so children can explore the equipment. The "Resistance Force" will be there to distribute copies of Fahrenheit 451! Treats and fun!

Event Location: 500 Hazel Avenue, Homer, AK 99603-7849

Date: Fri, Jan 23, 2015
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Staged Reading of Fahrenheit 451

Join members of Pier One Theatre for a staged reading of the stage adaptation of Fahrenheit 451.

Event Location: 500 Hazel Avenue, Homer, AK 99603-7849

Date: Sat, Feb 7, 2015
Time: 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Open Book Discussion

Join us to discuss Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451.

Event Location: 500 Hazel Avenue, Homer, AK 99603-7849

Date: Tue, Feb 10, 2015
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Homer Public Library Book Group

Join the Homer Public Library to discuss Fahrenheit 451. Free and open to the public

Event Location: 500 Hazel Avenue, Homer, AK 99603-7849

Date: Tue, Feb 17, 2015
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Is Technology Alienating Our Kids from Nature? - A Panel Discussion

Panel discussion with Carmen Field of Nature Rocks!, Beth Trowbridge of the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, Libby Veasy of HOWL!, and student representatives of these organizations. We'll discuss how technology may be alienating our kids from nature, and what can be done about it.

Event Location: 500 Hazel Avenue, Homer, AK 99603-7849

Date: Tue, Feb 17, 2015
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

What Is Science Fiction? A Conversation by Alaskan Science Fiction Authors

Join local author MIchael Armstrong and Anchorage author Don Reardon, as they discuss their own forays into dystopian fiction, what constitutes the genre of Science Fiction, and why an author would chose to write a dystopian work. There will be time for discussion and Q&A.

Event Location: 500 Hazel Avenue, Homer, AK 99603-7849

Date: Tue, Feb 24, 2015
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Don't Burn That Book, Make Art! - Book Arts Workshop

Join local artist Ann-Margaret Wimmerstadt for this workshop in book arts. Teens and adults welcome.

Event Location: 500 Hazel Avenue, Homer, AK 99603-7849

Date: Sat, Feb 28, 2015
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Open Book Discussion

Event Location: K-Bay Caffe, 397 E. Pioneer Avenue, Homer, AK 99603

Date: Tue, Mar 3, 2015
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451 Movie Night at the Library

Join us for movie night. We'll watch the the 1966 François Truffaut version of the film and discuss how it differs from the novel, and how it might be interpreted by today's film industry.

Event Location: 500 Hazel Avenue, Homer, AK 99603-7849

Date: Thu, Mar 12, 2015
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Capstone Reading/Lecture by Sam Weller

Join us for a presentation by Sam Weller, Ray Bradbury's official biographer.

Event Location: Islands and Ocean Center, 95 Sterling HIghway, Homer, AK 99603-7849

Date: Thu, Mar 19, 2015
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Capstone Event - Sam Weller on Fahrenheit 451 and Ray Bradbury's Legacy

Join Sam Weller, Ray Bradbury's official biographer, for a discussion about Fahrenheit 451 and Ray Bradbury's legacy.

Event Location: 95 Sterling Highway, Homer, AK 99603-7849

Date: Thu, Mar 19, 2015
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

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