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Events for: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

True Grit

Active Transportation Engagement

Ride your bike to any Massillon Big Read event, such as the Kickoff, Keynote Address, or a book discussion, and enter a raffle to win a prize. This incentive is a collaboration between the Massillon Museum NEA Big Read, Live Well Stark County, Creating Healthy Communities, Your Move Ohio, Stark Parks, and Ernie's Bike Shop to provide incentives for active transportation to the Big Read events.

Event Location: Massillon NEA Big Read events, 121 Lincoln Way E. (and other Massillon locations), Massillon, OH, 44646

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 9:00am – 9:00pm

Community: Massillon Museum

Book: True Grit

True Grit

"Westward Ho!: 'True Grit' Themes in Costumes and Artifacts" Exhibit

Academy Award Nominee Mary Zophres’ costumes from the Coen Brothers’ 2010 Paramount Pictures film "True Grit," along with Western American Indian artifacts from the Museum's collection, will be on view through May 14, 2017. Exhibit opening Saturday, March 11, from 3:00-5:00pm. The Massillon Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 9:30am - 5:00pm and Sunday 2:00pm - 5:00pm; the Museum is closed on Mondays and major holidays.(New Year's Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas).

Event Location: Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E, Massillon, OH, 44646

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Community: Massillon Museum

Book: True Grit

The Maltese Falcon

Sculptures on Tour…at the Pleasant Hill Library

See how local artists interpreted of The Maltese Falcon. The traveling installation will include work by Barbara Riegel Bend (textiles), Alan Honn (glass) and James Shoop (bronze).

Event Location: Pleasant Hill Library, 1490 S. Frontage Rd., Hastings, MN, 54033

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 10:00am – 8:30pm

Community: ArtReach St. Croix

Book: The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

"Know My Story" Gallery Exhibition

When Minnesota was on the verge of becoming a state, Stillwater became home to the territory’s first prison. Today, 1,600 men are housed in the Stillwater Correctional Facility. “Know My Story,” an exhibition at ArtReach St. Croix, invites the community to see the work created by the inmates in the fine art and creative writing classes. As part of NEA Big Read in the St. Croix Valley, “Know My Story” will explore themes that are often uncomfortable not unlike the themes of cynicism, fatalism and moral ambiguity found in Dashiell Hammett’s “The Maltese Falcon,” this year’s book selection.

Event Location: ArtReach St. Croix, 224 N 4th St, Stillwater, MN, 55082-4807

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Community: ArtReach St. Croix

Book: The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

Birds: An Exhibition of Avian in Acrylic

The Stillwater Public Library Gallery will host a sampling of Tim Nyberg’s bird paintings in March and April 2017. The exhibition will feature both Tim’s trademark whimsical creations and more serious bird paintings incorporated into abstracts and Seuss-like vegetation. The paintings span over 15 years of Nyberg’s transition from commercial artist to fine (he prefers “fun”) artist.

Event Location: Stillwater Public Library , 224 3rd St North, Stillwater, MN, 55082

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 10:00am – 8:00pm

Community: ArtReach St. Croix

Book: The Maltese Falcon

The Great Gatsby

1920's Fashion Exhibit

Fashion and other artifacts from the 1920’s will be on display all month long at the Gloucester County Historical Society Museum. For more information, call (856) 848-8531.

Event Location: Gloucester County Historical Society Museum, , Woodbury, NJ, 08096

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Community: Gloucester County Library System

Book: The Great Gatsby

The Things They Carried

Tim O'Brien craft talk

50-minute craft talk, noon-1:00 pm Tuesday, April 25th, followed by a Q and A.

Event Location: Recital Hall, McIntyre Music Building, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA, 98926

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Community: Central Washington University James E. Brooks Library

Book: The Things They Carried

True Grit

"Katharine Hepburn: On Leaning Against a Great Tree"

Join Massillon Museum for the Brown Bag Lecture Series! Jean Druesedow, Director of the Kent State University Museum, will present "Katharine Hepburn: On Leaning Against a Great Tree." Complimentary cookie and coffee. Free / Public / No reservations (seats fill early).

Event Location: Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E, Massillon, OH, 44646

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Community: Massillon Museum

Book: True Grit

Silver Sparrow

Barbers Love Books

As a tie-in to the community reading of "Silver Sparrow," Peoria Public Schools Hines Primary School is teaming up with Peoria Public Library to encourage youngsters to read at the barber shop! Youngsters who read while they are waiting or during their haircut will receive a discount on their visit. Headz Up is one of six participating barber shops in central Peoria. Contact participating barbers for their hours of service.

Event Location: Headz Up Barber Shop, 2441 North Knoxville Avenue, Peoria, IL, 61604

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Community: Peoria Public Library

Book: Silver Sparrow

True Grit

"Wild (Mid)West" Exhibit

Located in the lower level of the Massillon Museum, this exhibit will be a picture timeline of nineteenth-century downtown Massillon. Exhibit opening Saturday, March 11, from 3:00-5:00pm. On view through summer 2017. The Massillon Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 9:30am - 5:00pm and Sunday 2:00pm - 5:00pm; the Museum is closed on Mondays and major holidays. (New Year's Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas).

Event Location: Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E, Massillon, OH, 44646

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Community: Massillon Museum

Book: True Grit

In the Time of the Butterflies

Film Screening: In the Time of the Butterflies

Grab some popcorn and watch the feature film In the Time of the Butterflies featuring Selma Hayek and Marc Anthony.

Event Location: Center Street Branch, Milwaukee Public Library, 2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave., Milwaukee, WI, 53210

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Community: Milwaukee Public Library

Book: In the Time of the Butterflies

In the Time of the Butterflies

Book to Art: In the Time of the Butterflies

In the Time of the Butterflies explores themes of courage, freedom, rebellion against tyranny, family and memory. Discuss the book, its themes, and it’s relevance to our community with fellow Milwaukeeans at one of our many MKE Big Read book discussions. Create art inspired by the novel at this Book to Art session.

Event Location: East Branch, Milwaukee Public Library, 2320 N. Cramer St., Milwaukee, WI, 53211

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Community: Milwaukee Public Library

Book: In the Time of the Butterflies

The Poetry of Emily Dickinson

NEA Big Read and Emily Dickinson activities at Los Angeles Library Branches

The Los Angeles Public Library provides free and easy access to information, ideas, books and technology that enrich, educate and empower every individual in our city’s diverse communities. POETRY AND TEA WITH EMILY | March 16, 2017, 4:30 pm Ascot 120 W. Florence Los Angeles, 90003 READING GROUP | April 29, 2017 Chatsworth 21052 Devonshire Chatsworth, 91311 BIG READ OPEN MIC | April 25, 2017, 6:00 pm Exposition Park 3900 S. Western Ave Los Angeles, 90062 AZURE LORICA EMILY DICKINSON PROGRAM | April 22, 2017, 1:30 pm Granada Hills 10640 Petit Ave Granada Hills, 91344 PLANT A GARDEN: INSPIRED BY EMILY DICKINSON’S POETRY | April 5, 2017, 1:00 pm and April 12, 2017, 1:00 pm MOVIES WILL BE SHOWN RELATING TO DICKINSON AND POETRY TO FOLLOW Hollywood 1623 N. Ivar Ave Los Angeles, 90028 BOOK CLUB, CUMINATION TEA PARTY, VARIOUS PASSIVE DAILY PROGRAMS | May 1, 5 and 22, 2017, 4:00 pm Lake View Terrace 12002 Osborne Street Lake View Terrace, 91342 YA PROGRAM | March 14, 2017, 4:00 pm Los Feliz 1874 Hillhurst Ave Los Angeles, 90027 BOOK CLUB MEETING AND EMILY DICKINSON CELEBRATION | April 7, 2017, 1:00 pm and April 22, 2017, 11:00 am Memorial 4625 W. Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, 90019 POETRY MOMENT IN THE LIBRARY | Everyday in April, 3:00 pm LIBRARIAN WILL READ AN EMILY DICKINSON POEM A DAY North Hollywood 5211 Tujunga Ave North Hollywood, 91601 ADULT BOOK CLUB | 2nd Tuesday of the month, 1:00 pm Northridge 9051 Darby Ave Northridge, 91325 YA ARTS AND CRAFTS: SIMPLE BOOK | April 10, 2017, 4:00 pm Panorama City 14345 Roscoe Blvd Panorama City, 91402 ALL AGE EMILY DICKINSON POETRY READING | March 11, 2017, 6:30 pm Studio City 12511 Moorpark Street Studio City, 91604 YA PROGRAM | April 20, 2017, 4:00 pm -5:30 pm Sunland-Tujunga 7771 Foothill Blvd Tujunga, 91042 POETRY IN YOU: CELEBRATING THE POETRY OF DICKINSON | April 13, 2017, 3:30 pm Sylmar 14561 Polk Street Sylmar, 91342 READING AND DISCUSSION DICKINSON’S POETRY | April 18, 2017, 1:00 pm Valley Plaza 12311 Vanowen Street North Hollywood, 91605 ADULT / YA POETRY / TEA PARTY | March 13,2017, 11:00 am West Valley 19036 Vanowen Street Reseda, 91335 LINDA CIVITELLO – FOOD HISTORIAN AND AUTHOR | April 1,2017, 2:30 pm Westwood 1246 Glendon Ave Los Angeles, 90024-4914

Event Location: various locations , , Los Angeles, CA

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Community: City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs

Book: The Poetry of Emily Dickinson

True Grit

Poetry Read-In

Read or recite your favorite poem, or just sit back and listen to other members of the public as well as some cowboy poetry. Free refreshments.

Event Location: Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., Massillon, OH, 44646

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Community: Massillon Museum

Book: True Grit

The Poetry of Emily Dickinson

Poetry Workshop Series/Pinterest Club: Paint Chip Poetry

The Pinterest Club is joining forces with the Poetry Workshop Series. Challenge yourself to write a poem using paint chips. Let your creativity be as colorful as possible! Free and for all ages. Paint chips donated by Olson’s Paint Spot and Sherwin-Williams.

Event Location: Galesburg Public Library, 40 E Simmons Street, Galesburg, IL, 61401

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Community: Galesburg Public Library

Book: The Poetry of Emily Dickinson

The Great Gatsby

FURever as Friends: Great Gatsby Party

Join the FurEver as Friends for a Gatsby inspired reading party! Enjoy reading to the animals and a snack as we celebrate "The Great Gatsby!"

Event Location: GCLS - Glassboro Library, 2 Center Street, Glassboro, NJ, 08028

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Community: Gloucester County Library System

Book: The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

Adult Book Club

Event Location: GCLS Swedesboro Library, 1442 Kings Highway, Swedesboro, NJ, 08085

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Community: Gloucester County Library System

Book: The Great Gatsby

The Things They Carried

Tim O'Brien -author talk & book-signing

Tim O'Brien -Lion Rock Visiting Writer series talk McConnell auditorium- free and open to the public. No ticket required. Welcome and introduction by CWU President James Gaudino.

Event Location: McConnell Auditorium, Central Washington University, 400 E University Way, Ellensburg, WA, 98926

Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Community: Central Washington University James E. Brooks Library

Book: The Things They Carried

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