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Events for: Thursday, November 26, 2015

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, Nov 26, 2015

Community: Literacy Connects

Book: The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

My Ántonia

"Women, Words, and Wisdom" Exhibit

“Women, words, and wisdom: Fort Atkinson women authors” temporary exhibit at Hoard Historical Museum, complete with hands on activities allowing visitors to enjoy the creative process of word craft. The exhibit will explore various local women authors and their published works.

Event Location: Hoard Historical Museum, 401 Whitewater Ave., Fort Atkinson, WI, 53538

Date: Thu, Nov 26, 2015

Community: Young Auditorium

Book: My Ántonia

The Things They Carried

"Vietnam: A Window to War" Exhibit

James Thompson exhibits his 1971 photo study of the military life of American GIs and of the local population as they both deal with the everyday life of war. The exhibit includes black and white photographs from restored negatives. Thompson was the battalion photographer for the 101st Airborne during the Vietnam War. This exhibit will run from November 2 through December 17, 2015 at the Shakopee Library. Exhibit is free and open to the public; it is available to view during the library's open hours. A special exhibit opening reception will take place on Sunday, November 8 from 2:00-4:00pm.

Event Location: Shakopee Library, 235 Lewis Street S., Shakopee, MN, 55379-1320

Date: Thu, Nov 26, 2015

Community: Scott County Historical Society

Book: The Things They Carried

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