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Go Big: Big Read at the Andersen Library

As we proceed through April, the Big Read continues its strong presence here at the Andersen Library! This month long event, created in partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and Arts Midwest, encourages communities to come together and … Continue reading

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The Big Read book giveaway!

Stop by Andersen Library for The Big Read’s Spark Reading! Free Book Giveaway on September 23, beginning at 8:00am. Free copies of Fahrenheit 451 (English or Spanish), and various other items relating to Ray Bradbury and The Big Read will … Continue reading

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Mark Twain’s Racial Relevance

Alan Gribben, a nationally recognized Mark Twain scholar, will talk about “Mark Twain’s Racial Relevance” on Mon., Apr. 9th, at 7pm in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s the last Contemporary Issues Lecture of 2011/2012, and is co-sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Huckleberry Finn

On Feb. 18, 1885, Mark Twain‘s novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published in the United States. How many of us have gone along on Huck and Jim’s trip down the Mississippi? How many of us have studied this novel … Continue reading

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The Big Read: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Faculty, staff and students are welcome to join an open discussion of one of America’s most notable writers. While renowned for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe also excelled as a literary critic, revolutionized the delivery of dramatic … Continue reading

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Big Read: To Kill a Mockingbird

UWW & surrounding communities are taking part in “The Big Read” featuring the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Events are scheduled throughout April at sites such as local libraries and museums, and in the UWW’s Young Auditorium. See … Continue reading

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