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Events for: Monday, May 25, 2015

The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Adult Online Book Discussion

Join Nancy Kishpaugh for an online book discussion over Poe's works. This discussion will be throughout the month of May.

Event Location: 220 East Maple, Independence, KS, 67301-3810

Date: Mon, May 25, 2015

Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Community: Independence Public Library

Book: The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Teen Online Book Discussion

Teens can join Kriztina for an online book discussion through out the month of May.

Event Location: 220 East Maple, Independence, KS, 67301-3810

Date: Mon, May 25, 2015

Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Community: Independence Public Library

Book: The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Twain Treasures: Antiquarian Book Display

Coinciding with The Big Read, the library is displaying early editions of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, including an edition illustrated by Norman Rockwell while he was living in New Rochelle and another illustrated by Edward Kemble, also a prominent New Rochelle artist.

Event Location: New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY, 10801-6346

Date: Mon, May 25, 2015

Community: New Rochelle Public Library

Book: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Things They Carried

Memorial Day Concert at Rithet Park:

Bay Area guitarist Dan DeShara, member of the classic rock cover band Lumberyard, will perform popular songs from the Vietnam War era. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Crockett Library, C&H Sugar Company, & the Crockett Virtus Social Club. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Event Location: Rithet Park, 300 Rolph Ave, Crockett, CA, 94525

Date: Mon, May 25, 2015

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Community: Contra Costa County Library

Book: The Things They Carried

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