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

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

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

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. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Poe's Death Day Party

Our first adult lock-in celebrating the life and death of Edgar Allan Poe. We will have our own wake in honor of Poe followed by a toast in the fashion of the "Poe Toaster". We will have activities throughout the evening. There will be a door prize and a costume contest. Food will be provided along with free non-alcoholic beverages. A cash bar will be available for those who would like an alcoholic beverage. We do suggest that you invite your friends as we will be putting people into teams. Minimum of 4 and a maximum of 6 people on a team. Registration is a must. There is a charge of $5 per person that will be taken at the door.

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

Date: Fri, Oct 7, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 11:00pm

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe's Pie Poetry Time

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

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 – Thu, Oct 13, 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

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

Scipio Elementary Book Club

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

Edgar Allan Poe's Pie Poetry Time

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

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

Book: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Book Club @ the Senior Center

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Poe-Alive!

John Luther's one man show will bring the classic works of Edgar Allan Poe to life. Mr. Luther will present dramatizations and dramatic readings of Poe's short stories, poems, essays, and letters.

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

Date: Tue, Oct 25, 2016
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

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

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 Photo Contest

Come see the photo entries inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe.

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

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

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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