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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee

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To Kill a Mockingbird - Book Discussion

Event Location: New Dorp Branch Library, 309 New Dorp Lane, Staten Island, NY 10306

Date: Fri, Sep 12, 2014
Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm

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Book Giveaway

Book giveaway & "Mockingbird" reading at the Museum's annual Fence Show.

Event Location: Staten Island Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301

Date: Sun, Sep 14, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm

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Book Giveaway - African Pride Parade

Staten Island OutLOUD will host a book giveaway at this community event, featuring Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird".

Event Location: 132 Canal St, Staten Island, NY 10304

Date: Sat, Sep 20, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 3:00pm

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Westerleigh Park Festival

Staten Island OutLOUD presents a book giveaway, featuring Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Event Location: Maine Ave & Willard Ave, Staten Island, NY 10310

Date: Sat, Sep 20, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

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Book Discussion

A community discussion of "To Kill a Mockingbird" in Staten Island's newest branch library. All are welcome!

Event Location: Mariners Harbor Branch, NY Public Library, 206 South Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10303

Date: Mon, Sep 22, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

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After School Book Discussion: To Kill a Mockingbird

A community discussion on Harper Lee's classic novel.

Event Location: Todt Hill - Westerleigh Branch Library, 2550 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314

Date: Tue, Sep 23, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm

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Book Discussion

A community discussion on Harper Lee's classic novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird". Everyone is welcome. South Beach Branch Library is located near the corner of Ocean Ave. & Father Capodanno Blvd. Plenty of parking on the street & close to public transportation.

Event Location: South Beach Branch, NY Public Library, 21-25 Robin Road, Staten Island, NY 10305

Date: Wed, Sep 24, 2014
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm

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Book Giveaway

Staten Island OutLOUD will present a book giveaway in honor of local NAACP.

Event Location: The Staaten, 697 Forest Ave, Staten Island, NY 10310

Date: Sat, Sep 27, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 3:00pm

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A Conversation on Atticus Finch, Defense Attorney

Staten Island OutLOUD and the Staten Island Women's Bar Association invite attorneys and all Islanders to discuss the character of Atticus Finch. We'll focus on Atticus as a defense attorney, and his strategy in Tom Robinson's trial. We'll feature a re-enactment of the courtroom scene in "To Kill a Mockingbird", together with comments by noted defense attorneys, judges and prosecutors. Free & open to the public. Details TBA .

Event Location: Historic Richmond Town, Third County Courthouse, 441 Clarke Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306

Date: Sun, Sep 28, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

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Book Discussion: "To Kill a Mockingbird"

A community discussion on Harper Lee's classic novel.

Event Location: Stapleton Branch Library, 132 Canal St, Staten Island, NY 10304

Date: Tue, Sep 30, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

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Mockingbird Memoirs

Creative writing workshops for adults, exploring "To Kill a Mockingbird" as a fictional memoir at our early October workshop session. In subsequent workshop sessions, participants will compose and read their own original works, drawing upon memories of significant moments in their childhoods, as Scout looked back on the two memorable years that Harper Lee describes the narrative of "Mockingbird".

Event Location: St George Library Center, 5 Central Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301

Date: Sat, Oct 4, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

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Book Giveaway

Oct 9 book giveaway to students

Event Location: College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314

Date: Thu, Oct 9, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm

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Book Giveaway

Oct 10 Book giveaway for students

Event Location: College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314

Date: Fri, Oct 10, 2014
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Date: Fri, Oct 10, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm

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"Mockingbird", Music and Civil Rights Mo

Singers/musicians Jeannine Otis, Joan & Gary Moore will perform music of the American Civil Rights movement, which underscored some events that coincided with the publication and exploding popularity of "To Kill a Mockingbird". We'll read & discuss excerpts from the novel, together with texts concerning some of the flashpoints in the American civil rights movement that the novel helped catalyze. For example, we'll feature two new books about the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act in honor of its 50th anniversary. We'll consider the 60th anniversaries of the death of Emmett Till, and of the U. S. Supreme Court's historic school desegregation decision. We'll also explore texts concerning the Scottsboro Boys, which partly inspired the courtroom chapter in "Mockingbird".

Event Location: Everything Goes Book Cafe, 208 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY 10301

Date: Sat, Oct 11, 2014
Time: 8:00pm – 10:00pm

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In Search of the Mockingbird

A spoken word performance, with music and dance, inspired by "To Kill a Mockingbird." Guests are invited to join a post-performance discussion on Harper Lee's novel, with our cast & special guests. We'll feature music by Allergic to B's - Joan & Gary Moore. Our performance will open with a dance performance by Melissa West & Rosita Roldan, with musical accompaniment by Tom Bones - Choreography by Melissa West.

Event Location: St Mary Episcopal Church - Castleton , 347 Davis Ave at Castleton Ave, Staten Island, NY 10310

Date: Sun, Oct 12, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 5:30pm

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"Mockingbird" Film Screening

Enjoy a free screening of the film version of "To Kill a Mockingbird" in the beautiful new Stapleton Branch Library. Everybody is welcome! Friendly librarians, big screen, fabulous audio, and Harper Lee's amazing story - What's not to love?

Event Location: Stapleton Branch Library, 132 Canal St, Staten Island, NY 10304

Date: Tue, Oct 14, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

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The Mockingbird At Home

Everyone is invited to this after-school event, when the curators at Historic Richmond Town show objects from the collection that date from 1932-35, the era in which "To Kill a Mockingbird" is set. We'll read & discuss Harper Lee's book as we discover clothing, photographs, household items and other fascinating objects similar to those used by Scout, Jem, Atticus, Calpurunia, Miss Maudie and their neighbors in the fictional town of Maycomb. This event is good for all ages.

Event Location: Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306

Date: Thu, Oct 16, 2014
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

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Mockingbird Memoirs

Creative writing workshops for adults, exploring "To Kill a Mockingbird" as a fictional memoir. Participants will compose and read their own original works, drawing upon memories of significant moments in their childhoods, as Scout looked back on the two memorable years that Harper Lee describes the narrative of "Mockingbird".

Event Location: St George Library Center, 5 Central Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301

Date: Sat, Oct 18, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

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Mockingbird: From the novel to the silver screen

Reading & conversation on how Horton Foote converted Harper Lee's novel into screenplay form. Hosted by Robert Honor. Details TBA

Event Location: Deep Tanks Gallery, 150 Bay St, Staten Island, NY 10301

Date: Sun, Oct 19, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

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"Mockingbird" at the SI Children's Museum

Staten Island OutLOUD presents The Big Read for young readers at the SI Children's Museum's Storytime. We'll read a beautiful book on Ruby Bridges, the brave little girl who helped desegregate a school in the Deep South. And if some older youth are in attendance, we'll also have an age-appropriate excerpt from "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Event Location: Staten Island Children's Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301

Date: Wed, Oct 22, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

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Student Art Exhibit: Inspired by "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Students at Staten Island Academy will exhibit their original art, inspired by Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird". Led by Island artist and SIA art teacher Kristi Pfister, the student exhibition will be presented in the atrium of Haugen Hall, at the school's main entrance.

Event Location: Staten Island Academy, 715 Todt Hill Road, Staten Island, NY 10304

Date: Fri, Oct 24, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Date: Mon, Oct 27, 2014 – Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Date: Mon, Nov 3, 2014 – Fri, Nov 7, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Date: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 – Fri, Nov 14, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Date: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 – Fri, Nov 21, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Date: Mon, Nov 24, 2014 – Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

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Book Discussion: To Kill a Mockingbird

A community discussion on Harper Lee's classic novel, in the atrium of Haugen Hall, at the school's main entrance. Free & open to the public

Event Location: Staten Island Academy, 715 Todt Hill Road, Staten Island, NY 10304

Date: Fri, Oct 24, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

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Building Bridges to Understanding - NAACP on Staten Island

Co-hosted by Staten Island OutLOUD and the Staten Island Chapter of the NAACP. Themes in Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" and the founding of the SI Chapter of the NAACP, in response to a KKK attack.

Event Location: Shiloh AME Zion Church, 779 Henderson Ave, Staten Island, NY 10310

Date: Sun, Oct 26, 2014
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

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Neighborhood "Mockingbird" Halloween Reading

Staten Island OutLOUD & friends join the seasonal UUCSI community gathering, as we read excerpts from Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Event Location: 312 Fillmore St, Staten Island, NY 10301

Date: Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

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Mockingbird Memoirs

Creative writing workshops for adults, exploring "To Kill a Mockingbird" as a fictional memoir. Participants will compose and read their own original works, drawing upon memories of significant moments in their childhoods, as Scout looked back on the two memorable years that Harper Lee describes the narrative of "Mockingbird".

Event Location: St George Library Center, 5 Central Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301

Date: Sat, Nov 1, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

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A Civil Rights Oral History

We'll read and discuss Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird", and we'll hear the first-hand account of Rev. George McClain, a Staten Islander who worked in Alabama as a young minister. Rev. McClain worked with Freedom Riders, and helped coordinate voter registration efforts.

Event Location: Richmondtown Branch Library, Staten Island, NY 10301

Date: Sat, Nov 1, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

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Mockingbird

Staten Island OutLOUD hosts a conversation about the "Missionary Tea" chapter of "To Kill a Mockingbird". We'll pair that hilarious but poignant chapter with one of Harper Lee's recent favorite reads, an overview of Southern funeral customs, cuisine and politics.

Event Location: Alice Austen House Museum, 2 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305

Date: Sun, Nov 2, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm

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Film Screening: "To Kill a Mockingbird

A free screening of the acclaimed 1962 film version of "To Kill a Mockingbird" and a discussion of Harper Lee's beloved novel.

Event Location: St George Library, 5 Central Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301

Date: Fri, Nov 7, 2014
Time: 2:30pm – 5:00pm

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Harper Lee & Truman Capote

It is well known that the character of Dill is based on Truman Capote, Harper Lee's childhood friend. Similarly, Harper Lee inspired Idabel, Capote's pivotal character in his breakthrough novel, "Other Voices, Other Rooms". Their friendship continued into adulthood, as Lee worked closely with Capote on research and writing for "In Cold Blood". Staten Island OutLOUD hosts an afternoon of readings & conversation on Dill, Harper Lee, and Truman Capote. Our special guest is Staten Island writer/publisher Danforth Prince, co-author of "Pink Triangle", an examination of Capote's life and work.

Event Location: Noble Maritime Collection, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Bldg G, Staten Island, NY 10301

Date: Sat, Nov 8, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

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Boo Radley's Back Yard

Discussion of "To Kill a Mockingbird" with a focus on the dramatic foray into the Radley back yard in the dark of night, by Jem, Dill and Scout. Followed by a forest walk (weather permitting)

Event Location: Greenbelt Nature Center, 700 Rockland Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314

Date: Sun, Nov 9, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm

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Mockingbird Memoirs

Creative writing workshops for adults, exploring "To Kill a Mockingbird" as a fictional memoir. Participants will compose and read their own original works, drawing upon memories of significant moments in their childhoods, as Scout looked back on the two memorable years that Harper Lee describes the narrative of "Mockingbird".

Event Location: St George Library Center, 5 Central Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301

Date: Sat, Nov 15, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

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The "Mockingbird" Community & Tottenville

Staten Island OutLOUD hosts a conversation about "To Kill a Mockingbird" and how the fictional community of Maycomb, Alabama is one of Harper Lee's most vibrant characters. We'll contrast Maycomb with the community of Tottenville, its history and its people.

Event Location: Conference House, 7455 Hylan Blvd , Staten Island, NY 10307

Date: Sat, Nov 15, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

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"Mockingbird" at Clay Pit Ponds

Conversation about "To Kill a Mockingbird" & about Harper Lee's essay, "When Children Discover America", Followed by a forest walk (weather permitting).

Event Location: Clay Pit Ponds State Park, 2351 Veterans Road West (at Sharrotts Road, Staten Island, NY 10309

Date: Sat, Nov 22, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 4:30pm

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

We'll discuss "To Kill a Mockingbird" together with an exploration of James Agee & Walker Evans' "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" - a compelling photo essay that examines life in Alabama during the Depression. Moderated by Staten Island photographer Gail Middleton. (Enter the CPG Gallery through the red door on Tysen St, just off Richmond Terrace)

Event Location: Creative Photographers' Guild, 814 Richmond Terrace (at Tysen St), Staten Island, NY 10301

Date: Sun, Nov 23, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

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The Christmas that Changed Her Life

Staten Island OutLOUD hosts a community discussion on Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird", together with her memoir article, "Christmas To Me", which describes a life-altering gift from two friends. Their gift enabled her to take a year off to complete her book, which became "To Kill a Mockingbird".

Event Location: SI MakerSpace, 450 Front St (corner of Thompson St), Staten Island, NY 10304

Date: Sat, Dec 6, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

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When They Could Fly

A reading & conversation on "To Kill a Mockingbird", plus a screening of a lovely independent film, based on a 19th century slave narrative. Free & open to the public

Event Location: Everything Goes Book Cafe, 208 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY 10301

Date: Sat, Jan 10, 2015
Time: 8:00pm – 10:00pm

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