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Events for: Friday, September 19, 2014

The Call of the Wild

Adult Movie

Journey to Alaska through these documentary films

Event Location: 1370 Hwy 22 East, Owenton, KY, 40359-9096

Date: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Community: Owen County Public Library

Book: The Call of the Wild

Fahrenheit 451

Incendiary Illustrations: Tim Hamilton's "Fahrenheit 451"

The Mathis Gallery will display Tim Hamilton's original artwork from the graphic novel Fahrenheit 451. This graphic novel was authorized by Ray Bradbury and was nominated for an Eisner award in the "Best Adaptation of Another Work" category. www.uwp.edu/engage/artgalleries.cfm (All Ages)

Event Location: UW-Parkside Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts & Humanities, Mathis Gallery, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI, 53144-1133

Date: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Community: University of Wisconsin-Parkside Library

Book: Fahrenheit 451

In the Time of the Butterflies

Virtual Book Discussion

The library will host adult book discussions on "In the Time of the Butterflies" at its main and branch libraries, as well as a virtual discussion on GoodReads.com. Anticipated participation: 30.

Event Location: 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042-2629

Date: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Community: Montclair Public Library

Book: In the Time of the Butterflies

The Maltese Falcon

Twitter Mystery

Follow us on twitter as we tweet out a mystery with the #QPLclue tagged to it. How will the mystery end? You tell us. At the end of The Big Read tweet us what you think the best ending would be and we'll choose a winner!

Event Location: Twitter.com, Quincy, IL, 62301

Date: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Community: Quincy Public Library

Book: The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

Book Giveaway

Come grab a copy of "The Maltese Falcon" at the football game!

Event Location: Home Football game, Mt. Sterling, IL, 62353

Date: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Community: Quincy Public Library

Book: The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

Find the Falcons

Be a detective yourself and find all the falcon statues that are hidden in Quincy. We've placed them at many of the Quincy businesses, but can you find them all?

Event Location: , Quincy, IL, 62301

Date: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Community: Quincy Public Library

Book: The Maltese Falcon

When the Emperor Was Divine

Photo Reproductions from J. Willard Marriott Library Mitsugi M. Kasai Memorial Japanese American Archive

On exhibit in LUR photo reproductions from the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Mitsugi M. Kasai Memorial Japanese American Archive including images of Topaz War Relocation Center. The story told by this archive begins with the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants who came here to work in the railroad, mining, and agricultural industries. Included are records, photographs, journals, oral histories, and films from their settlement. Salt Lake City’s Japantown, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and other U. S. military involvement, relocation to internment camps, and the establishment of Japanese Buddhist and Christian churches are included in the archive.

Event Location: 210 East 400 South, Lower Urban Room, Salt Lake City, UT, 84111-2804

Date: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Community: Salt Lake City Public Library

Book: When the Emperor Was Divine

When the Emperor Was Divine

GoodReads Bookgroup

Join us for an online discussion of Julie Otsuka's "When the Emperor was Divine"

Event Location: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/120558-salt-lake-city-public-library, Salt Lake City, UT, 84111-2804

Date: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Community: Salt Lake City Public Library

Book: When the Emperor Was Divine

The Call of the Wild

After School Matinee

Balto, Snow Dogs, The Call of the Wild, and more!

Event Location: 1370 Hwy 22 East, Owenton, KY, 40359-9096

Date: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Time: 3:30pm – 6:00pm

Community: Owen County Public Library

Book: The Call of the Wild

The Maltese Falcon

And Then There Were None

Quincy Community Theatre presents, "And Then There Were None," an Agatha Christie mystery. Ten guilty strangers are trapped on an island. One by one they are accused of murder; one by one they start to die. Following the September 14 and 19 performances, QPL's Katie Kraushaar and QCT's Brandon Thomsen will host Talk Back, to add understanding of the mystery genre represented by the play and The Maltese Falcon book. Tickets are $18. Order yours at Quincy Community Theatre, 222-3209. QCT advises that audiences are cautioned for this production.

Event Location: Quincy Community Theatre 300 Civic Center Plaza , Oakley-Lindsay Center, Quincy, IL, 62301

Date: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Community: Quincy Public Library

Book: The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

Talk Back - And Then There were None

What are the similarities between And Then There Were and The Maltese Falcon? QPL's Katie Kraushaar and QCT's Brandon Thomsen will host a question and answer session following the Friday, September 19 performance.

Event Location: 526 Jersey Street, Quincy, IL, 62301

Date: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Time: 7:30pm – 10:30pm

Community: Quincy Public Library

Book: The Maltese Falcon

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