National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

St. Tammany Parish Library


Contact Info

310 W. 21st Avenue
Covington, LA 70433-3100

Tel: 985/893-6280
Fax: 985/871-1224
http://www.sttammanylibrary.org

The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

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The Maltese Falcon
Dashiell Hammett

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Events

Under the Covers Book Club

The club will discuss "The Maltese Falcon." For more information about the club, call branch manager Lynne Moore at (985) 796-9728.

Event Location: Folsom Branch, 82393 Railroad Ave., Folsom, LA 70437

Date: Fri, Mar 14, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Opening Celebration- Julie Rivett Keynote Address

Julie Rivett, Dashiell Hammitt's granddaughter, will present "Why Read The Maltese Falcon?" The presentation will explore the historical, cultural, and philosophical connections of the book with Hammitt himself as well as the reasons why the novel is considered one of America's most important and enduring works of fiction. This event, for adults and teens, is free and open to the public.

Event Location: 1123 Main St., Madisonville, LA 70447

Date: Fri, Mar 14, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Opening Celebration- Barnes and Noble Event

Hammett scholar Julie Rivett will do a presentation about her grandfather, Dashiell Hammett, and his classic The Maltese Falcon. After a Q and A session, Rivett will sign copies of the Hammett books she has co-edited.

Event Location: 3414 Hwy 190, Mandeville, LA 70471

Date: Sat, Mar 15, 2014
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Opening Celebration- Children's Events

Please join us as we celebrate The Big Read kid-style. Children will learn about falcons and other feathered friends from Sally Farrell of Wind In My Feathers. Then they can have fun making a paper fedora, taking a photo dressed as Sam Spade, getting their faces painted and visiting with Chet Gecko.

Event Location: 1123 Main St., Madisonville, LA 70447

Date: Sat, Mar 15, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Opening Celebration- Teen Event

The St. Tammany Parish Crime Unit will present an interactive workshop giving teens an insider's look at the Crime Lab, crime scene processing, and a chance to take their own fingerprints.

Event Location: 1123 Main St., Madisonville, LA 70447

Date: Sat, Mar 15, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Opening Celebration- Swing Dance Costume Party

The close of our Big Read Opening Celebration will be swinging! Join us at 6:30 p.m. for swing dance instruction from Aaron of Mandeville Ballroom. Then the New Orleans Jazz Vipers will be playing all the great swing music from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Please join us for a swinging good time and don't forget your fedora!

Event Location: 1123 Main St., Madisonville, LA 70447

Date: Sat, Mar 15, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Little Big Read- Slidell Children's Book Club

Eight to eleven year olds are invited to read any mystery and come chat about it at the Little Big Read Book Club. Please register at the library.

Event Location: Slidell Branch, 555 Robert Blvd, Slidell, LA 70458

Date: Tue, Mar 18, 2014
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon Book Discussion- Covington

Terry Landry, local journalist and "Sisters in Crime" member, will lead a discussion of The Maltese Falcon.

Event Location: Covington Branch, 310 W. 21st Avenue, Covington, LA 70433-3100

Date: Tue, Mar 18, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Lit Wits Book Club Book Discussion

Join the Lit Wits Book Club as they discuss "The Maltese Falcon." For more information, call branch managers Kay Redd at (985) 893-6285.

Event Location: Abita Springs Branch, 71683 Levenson St., Abita Springs, LA 70420

Date: Wed, Mar 19, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Creative Ink

Like to write? Like to draw? This class combines the two and will focus on detective and mystery stories.

Event Location: Slidell Temporary Branch, 610 Robert Blvd. , Slidell, LA 70458

Date: Wed, Mar 19, 2014
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Creative Ink

Like to write? Like to draw? This class combines the two! This month focuses on detective and mystery stories.

Event Location: 844 Girod St., Mandeville, 70448

Date: Thu, Mar 20, 2014
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Creative Ink

Like to write? Like to draw? The class combines the two and will focus on detective and mystery stories.

Event Location: Covington Branch, 310 W. 21st Ave., Covington, LA 70433-3100

Date: Thu, Mar 20, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Little Big Read- Madisonville Mystery Dinner

Parents and kids aged 8-11 will team up to solve an interactive whodunit.

Event Location: Madisonville Branch, 1123 Main St., Madisonville, LA 70447

Date: Fri, Mar 21, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Little Big Read- Slidell Mystery Dinner

Parents and kids aged 8 to 11 will team up to solve an interactive whodunit.

Event Location: Slidell Branch, 555 Robert Blvd., Slidell, LA 70458

Date: Sat, Mar 22, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon Book Discussion - Slidell Branch

Terri Landry, local journalist and "Sisters in Crime" member, will lead a discussion of The Maltese Falcon.

Event Location: Slidell Branch Temporary Location, 610 Robert Blvd., Slidell, LA 70458

Date: Tue, Mar 25, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Lamplight Readers Book Club Book Discussion

Join the Lamplight Readers Book Club as they discuss "The Maltese Falcon." For more information, call Lillie Butler at (985)845-4819.

Event Location: Madisonville Branch, Madisonville, LA 70448

Date: Wed, Mar 26, 2014
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Little Big Read - Causeway Children's Bookclub

Eight to eleven year-olds are invited to read any mystery and chat about it while eating yummy treats.

Event Location: Causeway Branch, 2357 Hwy 190, Mandeville, LA 70471

Date: Wed, Mar 26, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Chapter Chat Book Club

Teens will discuss the Maltese Falcon and similar teen detective fiction.

Event Location: Slidell Temporary Branch, 610 Robert Blvd., Slidell, LA 70433-3100

Date: Wed, Mar 26, 2014
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Little Big Read - Covington Children's Bookclub

Eight to eleven year-olds are invited to read any mystery and chat about it while eating yummy treats.

Event Location: Covington Branch, 310 W 21st Ave., Covington, LA 70433-3100

Date: Thu, Mar 27, 2014
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Little Big Read - Madisonville Children's Bookclub

Eight to eleven year-olds are invited to read The Malted Falcon by Bruce Hale and chat about it over treats. Please visit the branch to register and pick up a free copy of the book to keep.

Event Location: Madisonville Branch, 1123 Main St., Madisonville, LA 70447

Date: Thu, Mar 27, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Chapter Chat Book Club

Teens will discuss "The Maltese Falcon" and other teen detective fiction.

Event Location: Mandeville Branch, 844 Girod St. , Mandeville, LA 70448-3100

Date: Thu, Mar 27, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Readers Theatre of The Maltese Falcon

Slidell Little Theatre's Senior Actors Theatre of Slidell will perform a reading of "The Maltese Falcon" which was adapted for the stage by Helen Borgers.

Event Location: 2024 Nellie Dr., Slidell, LA 70458

Date: Fri, Mar 28, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Clue Board Game Tournament

Game On: This classic board game challenges you to find out who is responsible for murdering the host at a millionaire's mansion or a boardwalk. Who will crack the case?

Event Location: 3457 HWY 190, Mandeville, LA 70471

Date: Sat, Mar 29, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz Speaks about Crime Investigation

Tim Lentz, appointed as Covington police chief in October of 2013, will speak about the process of crime investigations. Prior to working as police chief, Lentz worked as Captain of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Crime Laboratory for many years. He will speak at two locations: from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2 at the Covington Branch Library, 310 West 21st Avenue and from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday, April 5 at the temporary quarters of the Slidell Branch Library, 610 Robert Blvd.

Event Location: Covington Branch, 310 W. 21st Avenue, Covington, LA 70433-3100

Date: Wed, Apr 2, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Lee Road Branch Book Discussion

Event Location: 79213 Hwy. 40, Covington, LA 70435

Date: Thu, Apr 3, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Little Big Read - Mandeville Mystery Dinner

Parents and kids aged 8 to 11 will team up to solve an interactive who-dun-it.

Event Location: Mandeville Branch, 844 Girod St., Mandeville, LA 70448

Date: Fri, Apr 4, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz Speaks about Crime Investigation

Tim Lentz, appointed as Covington police chief in October of 2013, will speak about the process of crime investigations. Prior to working as police chief, Lentz worked as Captain of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Crime Laboratory for many years. He will speak at two locations: from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2 at the Covington Branch Library, 310 West 21st Avenue and from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday, April 5 at the temporary quarters of the Slidell Branch Library, 610 Robert Blvd.

Event Location: Slidell Branch Temporary Location, 610 Robert Blvd., Slidell, LA 70458

Date: Sat, Apr 5, 2014
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Little Big Read - Abita Springs Children's Book Club

Eight to eleven year-olds are invited to read The Malted Falcon by Bruce Hale and chat about it while eating yummy treats. Please stop by the Abita Springs Branch to register and pick up a free copy of the book to keep.

Event Location: Abita Springs Branch, 71683 Leveson St., Abita Springs, LA 70420

Date: Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Mandeville Book Club Book Discussion

Please join the Mandeville Book Club as they discuss "The Maltese Falcon." For more information, call branch manager Jenny Mayer at (985) 626-4293.

Event Location: 844 Girod St., Mandeville, LA 70447

Date: Tue, Apr 8, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Bookworms Book Club Book Discussion

Please join the Causeway Branch Bookworms Book Club as they discuss "The Maltese Falcon." For more information about the club, call branch manager Sally Barringer at (985) 626-9779.

Event Location: Causeway Branch, 3457 Hwy. 190, Mandeville, LA 70471

Date: Tue, Apr 8, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon Book and Movie Discussion

Terry Landry will lead a screening and discussion of the 1941 film noir classic "The Maltese Falcon," starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, and Peter Lorre.

Event Location: Madisonville Branch, 1123 Main St. , Madisonville, LA 70447

Date: Wed, Apr 9, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Book Beat Book Club Discussion

Please join the Bush Book Beat Book Club to discuss "The Maltese Falcon." For more information, call branch manager Marjie Jahncke at (985) 886-3588.

Event Location: Bush Branch, 81597 Hwy. 41, Bush, LA 70431

Date: Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Mystery Writers Gathering and Screening of The Maltese Falcon Film

Come meet local mystery writers and pick up some signed new reads from 10 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. Screening of the classic 1941 The Maltese Falcon staring Humphrey Bogart will begin at noon with an introduction by Terry Landry.

Event Location: Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Dr., Slidell, LA 70458

Date: Sat, Apr 12, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Flim Noir Series - The Big Sleep

Watch the cigarette smoke rise and sparks fly between Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in the 1946 production of “The Big Sleep”.

Event Location: Madisonville Branch, 1123 Main St., Madisonville, LA 70447

Date: Wed, Apr 16, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Film Noir Series - Double Indemnity

See Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck as they were before they became famous TV actors. “Double Indemnity,” is a scheming tale of insurance fraud from 1946.

Event Location: Madisonville Branch, 1123 Main St., Madisonville, LA 70447

Date: Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Film Noir Series - Strangers on a Train

Alfred Hitchcock’s “Strangers on a Train” features Robert Walker and Farley Granger as well as Hitchcock’s daughter Patricia and a cameo appearance of Hitchcock himself. This film was the last one for Robert Walker before he died a few months later from an accidental overdose of drugs and alcohol.

Event Location: Madisonville Branch, 1123 Main St. , Madisonville, LA 70447

Date: Wed, Apr 30, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

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