Sunday, October 14, 2012

Events: October 16

Edgar Allen Poe Book and Film Discussion
The film "Tales of Terror" starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre and Basil Rathbone will be shown. Following the film, the stories depicted in the film, Morella, The Black Cat, and "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdamar" as well as some other Poe stories will be discussed. We will compare the book and film versions of the stories.
Event Location: Rodgers Memorial Library, Hudson, NH 03051
Date: Tue, Oct 16, 2012
Time: 11:30am – 3:00pm

Edible Representations of Poe
NHTI will host a Poe-themed Edible Book Festival. Stop in to see the life of Edgar Allan Poe chronicled in food.
Event Location: NHTI -- Sweeney Hall, Concord, NH 03301
Date: Tue, Oct 16, 2012
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Book Discussion at Rye Public Library
Rye Public Library will host a book discussion upstairs in the NH Room and again downstairs in the Community Meeting Room. The topic for discussion will be short stories by Edgar Allan Poe. Refreshments will be served.
Event Location: Rye Public Library, Rye, NH 03870
Date: Tue, Oct 16, 2012
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Book Group at Boscawen Public Library
Join us for a discussion of Poe's best stories and poems.
Event Location: Boscawen Public Library, Boscawen, NH 03303
Date: Tue, Oct 16, 2012
Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Afterschool Mystery Book Crush
Teens are invited to try out a room full of new and classic mystery books. Book Crush is a speed dating game designed to offer teens a new way to select books and become excited about reading. It is a fun way to interact with books! Other games and snacks will add to the excitement.
Event Location: Keene Public Library, Keene, NH 03431
Date: Tue, Oct 16, 2012
Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Tuesdays with Stories: Juvenile Book Club
This is an exciting new opportunity for kids in grades 4-6 who like to read good books and then have an opportunity to share their impressions and ideas about these books. We may also play some games, create some art work or have a guest or two. And, of course, there will be food! For our first get together, we will discuss your reactions to some short stories and poems by Edgar Allan Poe. Stop by the library and see Miss Debbie at your earliest convenience to register for the Kids Book Group “Tuesdays with Stories” and to pick up your print-out of these works.
Event Location: Pelham Public Library, Pelham, NH 03076
Date: Tue, Oct 16, 2012
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Poe-related Fiction Discussion
The library will have copies of three recent popular fiction titles featuring a character named or based on Edgar Allan Poe. Patrons may choose one or more to read for a lively discussion on Poe as a fictional character.
Event Location: Jackson Public Library, Jackson, NH 03846
Date: Tue, Oct 16, 2012
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Am I Related to Poe? Genealogy Workshop
Learn how to use the library's databases to research your family history! As Poe liked to escape into his writing, genealogists like to escape into their research and many end up publishing their family histories. Learn how to travel back in time using census forms, military records and passenger lists. Finding your past is easier than you think! Please register for this event by calling the library at 603/279-4303.
Event Location: Meredith Public Library, Meredith, NH 03253
Date: Tue, Oct 16, 2012
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Poe! Poe! Poe! Reader's Theatre at Exeter Public Library
Poe! Poe! Poe! Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Kathryn Schultz Miller. This reader's theatre production incorporates scenes from the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe including The Tell-Tale Heart, Masque of the Red Death, Annabel Lee, and The Raven. Presented by Eclectic Entertainment.
Event Location: Exeter Public Library, Exeter, NH 03833
Date: Tue, Oct 16, 2012
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Book Discussion at Rye Public Library
Rye Public Library will host a book discussion upstairs in the NH Room and again downstairs in the Community Meeting Room. The topic for discussion will be short stories by Edgar Allan Poe. Refreshments will be served.
Event Location: Rye Public Library, Rye, NH 03870
Date: Tue, Oct 16, 2012
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

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