July 31, 2009

One Book, One Community Highlights the Novels of Jane Austen

One Book, One Community programs bring communities together for stimulating discussions about a common reading experience. This year, the Troy Public Library, in cooperation with the Suburban Library Cooperative and its member libraries, is pleased to offer a series of discussions and programs about The Novels of Jane Austen.

Our Booked for Lunch program will feature Emma on September 9.

Enhance your reading experience even more by attending these great programs sponsored by the Friends of the Troy Public Library:

Jane Austen and her World, August 5, at 7 pm. Annick Hivert-Carthew will introduce you to Jane Austen through her letters, pictures and artifacts. Register here or by calling 248.524.3542.

Jane Austen Film Festival, September 12, from 12 noon to 5 pm. Emma and Bride and Prejudice, the Bollywood adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Join us for one or both films and enjoy tea and scones between showings (recommended for older teens and above). Register here (beginning August 10) or by calling 248.524.3542.

One Book, One Community Tea, October 14, at 1 pm. Elliot Engel, PhD will present The Brilliance of Jane Austen followed by a light tea at the Macomb Intermediate School District in Clinton Township. This free event requires advance registration beginning August 3.

For more information, please visit the One Book, One Community website beginning August 3, or pick up a reading or program guide at the Troy Library.

1 comment:

Maria said...

While she's not appreciated by everyone, I personally am really looking forward to attending the JA & Her World presentation on August 5.