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Events for: Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Great Gatsby

Get Your Gatsby On!

Chapter Chat On-Line Book Discussion Book Club will be discussing F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. This novel depicts 1922 New York as Nick Carroway, Gatsby’s neighbor, tells the story of Jay Gatsby and his quest for money and love.

Event Location: volusialibrary.org,

Date: Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Community: Volusia County Public Library

Book: The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

Gatsby Craft Corner

Create and decorate 1920s style headbands.

Event Location: Deltona Regional Library, 2105 Eustace Ave., Deltona, FL, 32725

Date: Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Community: Volusia County Public Library

Book: The Great Gatsby

The Namesake

I AM YOGA - Integrated Amrit Method

First-time participants welcome, moves can be adapted for all levels.

Event Location: South Regional / Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Florida, 33024

Date: Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

Community: Florida Center for the Book at Broward County Library

Book: The Namesake

The Great Gatsby

Get ready to ROAR! Celebrate the NEA Big Read and The Great Gatsby with Volusia County Public Library, 1920s style.

The system’s 13 branches will hand out free copies of “The Great Gatsby” and a calendar of events for the NEA Big Read program, which runs through February 21, 2017. Visitors at each library branch may enter a drawing to win a prize basket that includes a copy of the book, the film and other gifts from community merchants. Each branch will select its winner on Monday, February 20th. Other passive programming during the NEA Big Read includes 1920s crafts and coloring sheets, photo booth with props, and scavenger hunts. Visit volusialibrary.org for locations and branch hours.

Event Location: Volusia County Public Library - All Branches, , Daytona Beach, FL, 32124-1038

Date: Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Community: Volusia County Public Library

Book: The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

Get your Gatsby on, for teens!

On-Line Teen Book Club will be discussing F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. This novel depicts 1922 New York as Nick Carroway, Gatsby’s neighbor, tells the story of Jay Gatsby and his quest for money and love. Join the Chapter Chat group and post in the teen discussion folder.

Event Location: Volusia County Public Library, volusialibrary.org, Daytona Beach, FL, 32124-1038

Date: Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Community: Volusia County Public Library

Book: The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

ARTiculating Gatsby

Local emerging and professional artists display work connecting art and The Great Gatsby novel. On display from January 2 to 31, 2017 - continuous during business hours.

Event Location: Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLan, FL, 32720

Date: Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Community: Volusia County Public Library

Book: The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

1920s Jeopardy

How much do you know about the 1920s? Willing to test your knowledge against others? Join us for a fun competition of 1920s Jeopardy in celebration of the Roaring ‘20s and The Great Gatsby. Teams will be formed on the day of the program.

Event Location: New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S Dixie Fwy, New Smyrna Beach, FL, 32168

Date: Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Community: Volusia County Public Library

Book: The Great Gatsby

The Namesake

Teen Crafternoon: Henna

Event Location: Alvin Sherman Library at Nova Southeastern University, 3100 Ray Ferrero Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33314

Date: Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Community: Florida Center for the Book at Broward County Library

Book: The Namesake

Silver Sparrow

Chattanooga's Big Read Kick-Off

Join the Chatt State Writers@Work team, as we launch our city-wide Big Read of Tayari Jones’s Silver Sparrow. Enjoy live entertainment from local jazz trio Charlie the Head, dessert, and a cash bar, followed by a reading and signing by Jones. We’ll be giving away book-club-in-a-bag starter kits, so you can begin your own Big Read journey with us!

Event Location: The Camp House, 149 East MLK Blvd, Chattanooga, TN, 37402

Date: Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Community: Chattanooga State Community College

Book: Silver Sparrow

The Maltese Falcon

"The 39 Steps"

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python, and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit with an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance! A man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she's a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called "The 39 Steps" is hot on the man's trail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale! The play won an Olivier Award, What's On Stage Award, a Drama Desk Award, and two Tony Awards, and was nominated for four more Tonys, including Best Play. Matinee performances on January 22 and 29 include a "talkback" after the performance, with the opportunity to ask questions of actors, other theatre staff, and Noir scholars.

Event Location: Oregon Contemporary Theatre, 194 West Broadway, Eugene, OR, 97401-3035

Date: Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Time: 7:30pm – 10:30pm

Community: Eugene Public Library

Book: The Maltese Falcon

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