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Events for: Thursday, September 3, 2015

A Wizard of Earthsea

Fantastic Early Morning Cycle Class

Participants will be transported through fantasy worlds via music that conjures up dreamy landscapes of sound. Featuring videos and lyric sing-alongs, this class will feature popular fantasy music from every decade and multiple genres: The Beatles, David Bowie, Queen, Led Zeppelin, Peter Gabriel, REM, and more! Not a Y member? Contact: Cyndee Goodinson-Lindsey at Cgoodinsonlindsey@attleboroymca.org; or call 508-409-0767. C

Event Location: Attleboro YMCA, 73 North Main St., Attleboro, MA, 02703

Date: Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Time: 5:00am – 5:45am

Community: Attleboro Public Library/Attleboro's 1 ABC

Book: A Wizard of Earthsea

The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

The University of Arizona Poetry Center Presents Streaming POEtry on the Tucson Streetcar

Ride the Sun Link street car through five of Tucson’s most unique districts and read some Poe along the way. LED monitors at select street car stops will continuously stream Poe’s poetry curated by the UA Poetry Center. Enjoy!

Event Location: All Along the Streetcar Route, Tucson, AZ, 85701

Date: Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Time: 7:00am – 11:30pm

Community: Literacy Connects

Book: The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

The Pima County Public Library Edgar Allan Poe Book Discussion Series

The Pima County Public Library will be featuring the works by and inspired by Edgar Allan Poe throughout their library system in a number of Group Book Discussion sessions. Mystery Book Clubs, Horror Book Clubs, Detective Book Clubs, Poetry Book Clubs and simply Poe Book Clubs will be reading and discussion the works of Poe throughout the Big Read Connects Tucson program from Fall 2015 - Spring of 2016. Come join the discussion!

Event Location: Various Library Branches Throughout Pima County, Tucson, AZ, 85705-3650

Date: Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Community: Literacy Connects

Book: The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Fahrenheit 451

GSU Art Exhibit: "Not Allowed to be Seen"

Please stop by to visit the interactive art exhibit, "Not Allowed to be Seen" in the GSU Library Skylight Gallery. The exhibit is designed to elicit a response from the viewer.

Event Location: Governors State University Library Skylight Gallery, One University Parkway, University Park, IL, 60484-0975

Date: Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Community: Governors State University

Book: Fahrenheit 451

In the Time of the Butterflies

Caribbean Cooking Demonstration

Chefs from Celia's II in Salem will be at the South Branch to demonstrate homestyle Caribbean cooking. Join us for exotic flavors and recipe tips. Tasting samples will be available. More information to follow. This event is part of the Peabody Library's Big Read of In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. Space is limited and registration is required. You can register online at www.peabodylibrary.org, in person or by calling: 978-531-3380.

Event Location: South Branch Library, 78 Lynn Street, Peabody, MA, 01960

Date: Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Community: Peabody Institute Library

Book: In the Time of the Butterflies

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