NEA Big Read

Jennings County Public Library


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2375 North State Hwy 3
North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Tel: 812/346-2091
Fax: 812/346-2127
http://www.jenningslib.org

Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe

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Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe

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Events

NEA Big Read Kick-Off

It's the NEA Big Read Kickoff!!!! Join us from 11-2. Free books for all ages, refreshments, cool displays, WJCP live radio feed, and more. This is just the beginning of events scheduled for October to celebrate the NEA Big Read.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Sat, Sep 24, 2016
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Little Eddie's Poetry Contest

"Once upon a midnight dreary..." young authors are invited to write their own original poem in celebration of Edgar Allan Poe. There are two ages groups open for this contest: 5-8 years and 9-12 years. The only rules are that it must pay homage to the late great Edgar Allan Poe in some way, shape, or fashion; it must be submitted on the proper form (available at the Front Desk, from Miss Annie, or on Miss Annie's table beginning October 1st) by no later than 4 pm on Saturday, October 22nd; and it must be the author's own unique creation. Have a spooktacular time penning your rhymes (or unrhyming poetry--choice is yours). First place in each age group will receive a $25 gift card. "Quoth the raven, 'Nevermore!'"

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 – Sat, Oct 22, 2016

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Young Master Poe's Short Story Contest

"A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it." -Edgar Allan Poe Poe wrote more than just horror stories. He wrote romances (rather creepy at times, but still love stories), crime detective stories, and sci-fi stories. Help us celebrate his his life and legacy by participating in our short story contest. There will be three age groups for this competition: 3-5 years, 6-8 years, and 9-12 years. Each story must be the author's own original work, but our younger authors are welcome to have help from their grown ups in getting it written down. Stories must be submitted with an entry form (found at the Front Desk, from Miss Annie, or on Miss Annie's table in the Children's Department beginning October 1st); turned in by no later than Saturday, October 22nd at 4:00 pm; and be reminiscent of Edgar Allan Poe! First place in each age group will receive a $25 gift card!

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 – Sat, Oct 22, 2016

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Wall in a Library Staff Member

Pick your favorite library staff member to be walled in (not really walled in they will be able to get out). Throughout the month of October vote for your favorite library staff member to get walled in during our Haunted Library on Friday, October 28th. Don't miss your chance to see one of your favorites behind a wall like in Poe's story "The Cask of Amontillado"!

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 – Fri, Oct 28, 2016
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Poe Inspired Photography Contest

Create a photograph inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's tales and poems. Which will inspire you? Will it be poems like "The Raven" or "Annabel Lee?" Or perhaps one of his tales like "The Masque of the Red Death." Submit your entry between October 3rd and 22nd. Gift card prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place at the Winner Reveal on October 28.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Mon, Oct 3, 2016 – Sat, Oct 22, 2016

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Magic the Yu-Gi-oh Gathering

Do you have a favorite card game you like to play like Magic the Gathering or Yu-Gi-Oh? If so this group is for you. This group is open to people who are beginners all the way to experts. If you have a card game that you would like to introduce to the group then come along. To celebrate our Big Read month join them for a special card game. The group meets every Monday and Wednesday from 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm. If nobody shows up by 6 pm the group will call it an evening.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Mon, Oct 3, 2016
Time: 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Date: Wed, Oct 5, 2016
Time: 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Date: Mon, Oct 10, 2016
Time: 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Date: Wed, Oct 12, 2016
Time: 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Date: Mon, Oct 17, 2016
Time: 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Date: Wed, Oct 19, 2016
Time: 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Date: Mon, Oct 24, 2016
Time: 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Date: Wed, Oct 26, 2016
Time: 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Homework Club

With the thrill of spooky happenings all around, settling down to study can be a difficult thing. Elementary and middle school students are welcome to drop in from 6:00-7:00 pm to study with Miss Annie. We'll enjoy a power snack pack, and during the month of October a new Poe study tip bookmark will be available to collect each week. Don't miss out! Collect all four!

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Mon, Oct 3, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Mon, Oct 10, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Mon, Oct 17, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Mon, Oct 24, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Teen Nerdist Group

In honor of our Big Read month the Teen Nerdist Group is going to embody our author for the month Edgar Allan Poe. Members of the group will write poems or short stories. We will hang them up in the teen room and have patrons vote on their favorite one. The winner will get a special prize and recognition for their writing.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Mon, Oct 3, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Wild Things Storytime

Storytime is a great place for kids to learn the basics that they need to learn to read or to strengthen their newfound reading skills. Simple songs, finger plays, stories, discussion, and crafts can foster these skills. During the month of October, our theme will be related to Edgar Allan Poe each time we meet! This storytime is geared toward children ages 2-5 years, but siblings of any age are also welcome (and they'll enjoy it, too)! *Please note that this storytime is repeated on Friday morning. We will be reading the same stories and creating the same craft. You are welcome to attend either or both!*

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Mon, Oct 3, 2016
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Date: Fri, Oct 7, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Date: Mon, Oct 10, 2016
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Date: Fri, Oct 14, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Date: Mon, Oct 24, 2016
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Date: Fri, Oct 28, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Take & Make Poe Craft

Every week we'll have a new Take & Make Poe Craft. Some materials will be provided. *Please note there are limited quantities of the crafts available, and it will be given on a first come, first serve basis beginning at 9:00 am.* Look for it in the Children's Department!

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Tue, Oct 4, 2016

Date: Tue, Oct 11, 2016

Date: Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Date: Tue, Oct 25, 2016

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Craft Time for Grownups - Raven Wreath

A craft inspired by Poe's famous poem. We'll provide the black wreath and embellishments for your creative nature.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Tue, Oct 4, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Date: Thu, Oct 6, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Tween Art Club

Edgar Allan Poe and black cats go together like peas and carrots, so in honor of Poe, we're creating black cats with glowing eyes tonight! Please help Miss Annie prepare by registering for this event by Monday, October 3rd at 11:59 pm. This program is geared towards tweens ages 9-12 years.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Tue, Oct 4, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Scarecrow Contest

Join in the fun and make a Poe themed scarecrow for the annual Scarecrow Contest during the month of October. The contest is open to all residents, businesses, organizations, clubs, and schools (anyone) in Jennings County. All scarecrows must be in good taste and appropriate for all ages. Set up begins the 1st weekend of October and must be finished by Wednesday, October 5 at 3:00 p.m. Please display until November 1 and downtown scarecrows completely removed by November 2.

Event Location: Jennings County, Judith Ross, Tourism Director, 221 E. Walnut Street, North Vernon, IN 47265

Date: Wed, Oct 5, 2016
Time: 8:00am – 3:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Perfect Day Cafe Poe Book Discussion

Enjoy a cup of coffee at the Perfect Day Cafe as we discuss the Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe.

Event Location: Perfect Day Cafe, 221 E. Walnut Street, North Vernon, IN 47265

Date: Wed, Oct 5, 2016
Time: 9:30am – 10:30am

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

A Little Artist Did This

Edgar Allan Poe and black cats go together like peas and carrots, so we're celebrating Poe by creating black cat art! We'll have three different projects to choose from--handprint black cat, painted plate black craft, and black cat drawing! There will also be cat coloring sheets available. Please help Miss Annie prepare by registering by Monday, October 3rd at 11:59 pm. This art club is geared toward ages 3-8 years.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Thu, Oct 6, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Gamers Rule!

Join this special night of Gamers Rule for our own celebration of Edgar Allan Poe. We will get the Xbox One out to play our new spooky game: "Sherlock Holmes: Crime and Punishment". The player must help Sherlock solve one of his cases. We will have other games on hand to play as well.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Thu, Oct 6, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Books & Babies

Little ones are never too little for storytime! Reading stories, talking, singing, playing, and building little muscles in little hands help babies and toddlers form the basic skills they need to become great readers. Join Miss Annie for all of this, plus a celebration of Edgar Allan Poe with kid-friendly Poe-ified themes each week!

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Fri, Oct 7, 2016
Time: 1:00pm – 1:30pm

Date: Fri, Oct 14, 2016
Time: 1:00pm – 1:30pm

Date: Fri, Oct 28, 2016
Time: 1:00pm – 1:30pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe's Pie Poetry Time

Today we will be reading poetry from Edgar Allan Poe's Pie and then creating our very own "Never" poems and artwork. Little ones will need help with the writing of their poem, but never fear for it should be easy for them to create it! "Never" poems are simple prompts like 'Never will I eat...' and 'Never will I go...'. They can fill in the blanks and even add their own Nevers to the list! This storytime is geared for ages 3-12 years, but children of all ages are welcome.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Sat, Oct 8, 2016
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Date: Mon, Oct 17, 2016
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Mom! Mom! Mom! Mom! Book Group

During this meeting we are going to discuss "Mrs. Poe" by Lynn Cullen. This is a complete work of fiction but, we can talk about what we think may have happened in Edgar Allan Poe's life. A lucky attendee will win a copy of our book. Snacks will be provided.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Sat, Oct 8, 2016
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Spooky Movies in the Teen Room

Fall break is a full week long this year and back in the teen room we are keeping you entertained with spooky movies. Come kick back and watch some great movies to get you in the spirit of October!

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Mon, Oct 10, 2016 – Fri, Oct 14, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

The Big Bleed Blood Drive

The American Red Cross will be here for blood donations. Select a free book as a thank you for your donation.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Mon, Oct 10, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

The Raven

The Raven starring John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe. Horrible murders, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's works, are being committed in Baltimore during 1849. A young detective enlists Poe to help him stop the murders. The movie is free, ask for a ticket at the Information Desk. You can also get a ticket movie night at the Park Theatre box office.

Event Location: Park Theatre Civic Centre, 25 N. Madison Ave, North Vernon, IN 47265

Date: Tue, Oct 11, 2016
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Coloring Poe @ the Senior Center

Coloring for Adults. Are you "weak and weary" and need to unwind. We'll have a special Edgar Allan Poe Coloring Book for our coloring fun.

Event Location: Senior Resources of Jennings County, 515 Buckeye Street, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Wed, Oct 12, 2016
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Teen Advisory Board

During this meeting we will discuss the final touches for the Chamber of Horrors Lock-in (coming up in only one week, I hope all of my advisory board members have signed up). Help me plan the schedule for the lock-in and go over our games.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Thu, Oct 13, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Library League Tween Book Club

Tonight we're discussing Who Was Edgar Allan Poe? by Jim Gigliotti. We'll read a few of Poe's poems, make a raven brooch, and play a fun game. There will be snacks, and we'll pass out our next book. No one will when a copy of the book this month because everyone got their very own copy to keep when we passed them out last month!

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Thu, Oct 13, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Poe's Prose & Poetry Book Discussion

Do you have a favorite tale or poem by Edgar Allan Poe? Let's talk about them at this Poe's Prose & Poetry discussion.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Thu, Oct 13, 2016
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Ghost Walk & Mystery Dinner

This year's Ghost Walk & Mystery Dinner with have touches of Edgar Allan Poe. While waiting for you turn at the Ghost Walk you will hear a rendition of a famous Poe poem. Reservations are needed for the Mystery Dinner but not for the Ghost Walk. Contact the Jennings County Historical Society for information at 812-346-8989.

Event Location: Jennings County Historical Society, 134 E. Brown Street, Vernon, IN 47282

Date: Fri, Oct 14, 2016 – Sat, Oct 15, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

IU Folklore Department-"The Raven: A Legend in Literature"

Indiana University Folklore Department presents a look at the image, culture and symbol of the "RAVEN"

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Sat, Oct 15, 2016
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Poe's Prose & Poetry Book Discussion

Do you have a favorite tale or poem by Edgar Allan Poe? Let's talk about them at this Poe's Prose & Poetry discussion.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 N. State Hwy 3, North Vernon, Indiana 47265

Date: Mon, Oct 17, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Scipio Elementary Book Club

Today we'll be discussing Who Was Edgar Allan Poe? by Jim Gigliotti, enjoying a snack, and creating cardstock ravens! We'll also pass out our next book!

Event Location: Scipio Elementary School, 6320 N Hwy 7, Scipio, IN 47273

Date: Mon, Oct 17, 2016
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Book Club @ the Senior Center

Let's talk about the "Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe." You don't have to be a senior to join us at the Senior Center at 515 Buckeye Street. The club meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Free copy of the book at the NEA Big Read Kickoff Saturday, September 24th from 11:00-2:00. You may also download a copy from Overdrive.

Event Location: Senior Resources of Jennings County, Inc., 515 Buckeye Street, North Vernon, IN 47265

Date: Tue, Oct 18, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Miss Annie's Library Club

Miss Annie's Library Club is a group for adults with disabilities. We enjoy books, songs, discussion, and crafts together! Today we'll read some Poe inspired works, and create raven puppets! All supplies are provided.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Tue, Oct 18, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Brush Creek Elementary Book Club

Today we're discussing Who Was Edgar Allan Poe? by Jim Gigliotti, creating cardstock ravens, and updating our Bookopolis accounts. We'll also be passing out our next book.

Event Location: Brush Creek Elementary School, 4275 E. US Hwy 50, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Tue, Oct 18, 2016
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Regenerating Readers

The month is all about Poe so tonight's discussion we will talk about our favorite Poe poems or stories. We will have a spooky treat followed by a fun game. Can't wait to hear about your favorite Poe poem or story.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Tue, Oct 18, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

North Vernon Elementary Book Club

Today we'll be discussing Who Was Edgar Allan Poe? by Jim Gigliotti, creating cardstock ravens, and enjoying a snack. We'll also pass out our next book.

Event Location: North Vernon Elementary School, 810 W. Walnut Street, North Vernon, IN 47265

Date: Wed, Oct 19, 2016
Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Hayden Elementary Book Club

Today we're discussing Who Was Edgar Allan Poe? by Jim Gigliotti, making cardstock ravens, and enjoying a snack. We'll pass out our next book, too!

Event Location: Hayden Elementary School, 55 S County Road 685 W, Hayden, IN 47245

Date: Thu, Oct 20, 2016
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Coloring Poe @ the Library & Book Discussion

Coloring for Adults. Have you been "weak and weary" and need to unwind? We'll have a special Edgar Allan Poe Coloring Book for our coloring fun. As we color we'll discuss the book, "Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe."

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Thu, Oct 20, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Tue, Oct 25, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Teen TV Dub

For this edition of Teen TV Dub we are going to stick with the theme of October...Poe. We will watch a spooktacular show to help us feel the vibe of Poe's month. Snacks will be provided.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Thu, Oct 20, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Mystery Party

Edgar Allan Poe wrote some of the first known detective stories. Are you a great detective at heart? Join Miss Annie today to test your skills. The Mystery Party is a scavenger hunt on steroids where everyone is trying to solve a crime. There will be three separate sets of activities appropriate for three different age groups going on at the very same time! The age groups are 3-5 years, 6-8 years, and 9-12 years. Please help Miss Annie prepare by REGISTERING ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE by Thursday, October 13th.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Thu, Oct 20, 2016
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Homeschool Connection

Today Miss Annie is visiting the homeschool families at FBC with a Poe-themed storytime, and we'll be creating raven puppets.

Event Location: First Baptist Church, 525 Hayden Pike, North Vernon, IN 47265

Date: Fri, Oct 21, 2016
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Chambers of Horror Lock-In

Can you survive the Library's Chamber of Horrors Lock-In? Then prove it. We will play games such as Live Action Five Nights at Freddy's, Zombies vs. Humans, and Fear Factor. There are many other activities that will take place that evening you will have to register and find out what they are. Permission slips will be required for this event.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Fri, Oct 21, 2016
Time: 4:00pm – 10:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Monday Makers

Monday Makers has gone spooky. We will make our very own Poe themed vase. All materials will be provided all we ask is that you register to make sure that we have enough materials for everyone.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Mon, Oct 24, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe

Join us at the Park Theatre Civic Centre for David Keltz's one man show which will bring the classic works of Edgar Allan Poe to life. Mr. Keltz will present dramatizations and dramatic readings of Poe's short stories, poems, essays, and letters. Admission is free. Pick up your tickets at the library today!

Event Location: Park Theatre Civic Centre, 25 N. Madison Ave, North Vernon, IN 47265

Date: Tue, Oct 25, 2016
Time: 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Cross-Stitch Edgar Allan Poe & Book Discussion

Because October is NEA Big Read month and our book is "Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe", we're going to do something different. We'll share a variety of cross-stitch patterns based on Edgar Allan Poe. As we stitch, we'll discuss the book.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Wed, Oct 26, 2016
Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Family Game Night: Edgar Allan Poe Clue

Tonight's Family Game Night is a life-size version of Clue with a Poe theme! Did the raven kill Mr. Boddy in the House of Usher with an orangutan? Come find out! *Please note that because the game Clue can take a little while to play, if no one has shown up by 6 pm, the remainder of the program will be cancelled.*

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Thu, Oct 27, 2016
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Spectrum

Poe had been known to suffer from depression and this runs rampant in today's teens. We will talk about depression and talk about what has helped us through our own depression. We will try to get a guest speaker to come in and discuss symptoms of depression and many other things.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Thu, Oct 27, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Haunted Library - Closing Program

Enter our haunted library if you dare. Those that make it through will receive some yummy goodies to add to their goody bags. The theme of our haunted library will be all about Poe. Kiddos are invited to visit us during this time to meet some of our library workers and to do a little bit of trick or treating.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Fri, Oct 28, 2016
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Poe Inspired Photography Contest Winner Reveal

See which of the Poe inspired photographs won prizes.

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Fri, Oct 28, 2016
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Little Eddie's Poetry Contest Winner Reveal

And the winners are.... Join us at 6:30 pm during our Haunted Library to discover who the young poets winning $25 gifts are!

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Fri, Oct 28, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 6:45pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Young Master Poe's Short Story Contest Winner Reveal

And the winners are.... Join us at 6:35 pm at our Haunted Library to discover who our young authors receiving $25 gift cards will be!

Event Location: Jennings County Public Library, 2375 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon, IN 47265-7483

Date: Fri, Oct 28, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 6:45pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Halloween Costume Dance

The Jennings County Senior Center is having a Halloween Costume Dance. Will you come dressed as Edgar Allan Poe, or Annabelle Lee or any of the characters in Poe's stories or poems? $5.00 admission, food is extra. Prizes awarded. The Senior Center is located at 515 Buckeye Street, North Vernon. Join the fun!

Event Location: Jennings County Senior Center, 515 Buckeye Street, North Vernon, IN 47265

Date: Sun, Oct 30, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

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