National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

Quincy Public Library


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526 Jersey Street
Quincy, IL 62301

Tel: 217/223-1309
Fax: 217/222-5672
http://quincylibrary.org

The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

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The Maltese Falcon
Dashiell Hammett

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Events

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 is the best ending and we'll chose a winner!

Event Location: Twitter.com, Quincy, IL 62301

Date: Thu, Sep 11, 2014 – Sat, Oct 11, 2014

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Kick off Swing Party

Event Location: , Mt. Sterling, IL 62353

Date: Thu, Sep 11, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Big Read Kickoff

Pick up your copy of the Maltese Falcon.

Event Location: Quincy Museum 1601 Maine St., Quincy, IL 62301

Date: Thu, Sep 11, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: 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.

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

Date: Thu, Sep 11, 2014 – Sat, Sep 13, 2014
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Date: Sun, Sep 14, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Date: Thu, Sep 18, 2014 – Sat, Sep 20, 2014
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Date: Sun, Sep 21, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

The Big Sleep : Film Noir

Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

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

Date: Mon, Sep 15, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Date: Mon, Sep 15, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Life Size CLUE

Have your kids come be pieces in a life size game of CLUE. Figure out who the murder is, where they did it, and with what weapon the crime was committed in this classic board game brought to real life size.

Event Location: YMCA, Mt. Sterling, IL 62353

Date: Tue, Sep 16, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Police Dog Presentation

Officer Mike Tyler will be coming to the library to talk about the police dogs and what their role in the police force is.

Event Location: 526 Jersey Street, Quincy, IL 62301

Date: Tue, Sep 16, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Literary Angles Discussion

The Literary Angle book group will be discussing "The Maltese Falcon."

Event Location: 526 Jersey Street, Quincy, IL 62301

Date: Tue, Sep 16, 2014
Time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm

Book: 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

Book: The Maltese Falcon

L.A. Confidential : Film Neo-Noir

As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.

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

Date: Mon, Sep 22, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Date: Mon, Sep 22, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Dark Side of Quincy

Iris Nelson will be discussing the history of Quincy and how we once had a much darker side.

Event Location: 526 Jersey Street, Quincy, IL 62301

Date: Tue, Sep 23, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

PI's State Police Detective Seminar

The title says it all. There will be a seminar with a State Police Detective!

Event Location: , Mt. Sterling, IL 62353

Date: Wed, Sep 24, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Homecoming Parade Float

The Big Read has gotten a hold of a float and will be riding along with the Homecoming parade.

Event Location: , Mt. Sterling, IL 62353

Date: Fri, Sep 26, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Touch of Evil : Film Noir

A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.

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

Date: Mon, Sep 29, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Date: Mon, Sep 29, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

American PI

Lynn Niewohner will be talking about her 15 years of being a Private Investigator.

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

Date: Tue, Sep 30, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Bookies Discussion

The Bookies book group will be discussing "The Maltese Falcon."

Event Location: 526 Jersey Street, Quincy, IL 62301

Date: Wed, Oct 1, 2014
Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Mt. Sterling Discussions

If you don't live close enough to Quincy but still want to take part in the Maltese Falcon, then Mt. Sterling is for you. We've partnered with the Mt. Sterling Library in order to bring events and book discussions closer to you!

Event Location: , Mt. Sterling, IL 62353

Date: Thu, Oct 2, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Maltese Falcon at Krazy Cakes

Come discuss The Maltese Falcon with members of the public in a casual setting in the wonderful Krazy Cakes. Grab a drink and discuss the mystery.

Event Location: 512 Hampshire St, Quincy, IL 62301

Date: Sat, Oct 4, 2014
Time: 9:30am – 10:30am

Book: The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon : Film Noir

A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.

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

Date: Mon, Oct 6, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Date: Mon, Oct 6, 2014
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Renaissance Readers Discussion

The Renaissance Readers book group will be discussing "The Maltese Falcon."

Event Location: 526 Jersey Street, Quincy, IL 62301

Date: Tue, Oct 7, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

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Movie Showing

Event Location: , Mt. Sterling, IL 62353

Date: Tue, Oct 7, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

From Book to Film

Dr. Deirdre Fagan and Dr. Beth Tressler will be presenting together on how the film was born from the books and the unique situation that the Maltese Falcon was put though when being scripted.

Event Location: 526 Jersey Street, Quincy, IL 62301

Date: Tue, Oct 7, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

All Over The Page Discussion

The All Over The Page book group will be discussing "The Maltese Falcon."

Event Location: Panera Bread, Quincy, IL 62301

Date: Tue, Oct 7, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Unshelved Book Discussion

The Unshelved book group will be discussing "The Maltese Falcon."

Event Location: 526 Jersey Street, Quincy, IL 62301

Date: Wed, Oct 8, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Teen Book Discussion

The teens will be discussing The Maltese Falcon after their TAB meeting.

Event Location: 526 Jersey Street, Quincy, IL 62301

Date: Wed, Oct 8, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Murder Mystery Dnner

Who's the killer? It's such a mystery!

Event Location: , Mt. Sterling, IL 62353

Date: Sat, Oct 11, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

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