Winfield Reads Together

September 12, 2016 at 9:10 am Leave a comment

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September & October 2016
Celebrate our prairie heritage this fall through book discussions and special events. We will read and discuss the classic novel O Pioneers! by Willa Cather. Teens may join the book groups and special events listed below.
OPioneersDover O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
When her father dies, Alexandra Bergson, daughter of Swedish immigrants, assumes responsibility for her family and their Nebraska farm. Books are available to check out at the Adult Services desk. Join us on any of the four book discussion dates listed below. Two are at night and two are during the day. Although most of you will be in school, teen homeschoolers are welcome to attend the daytime discussions!

Download the free eBook from Project Gutenberg.
Download the free eAudiobook from Librivox.

Off the Shelf Book Group
Tuesday, October 4, 7:00 p.m. at the Library

Winfield Reads Together Book Discussion
Tuesday, October 11, 7:00 p.m.
Join us at The Barber Shoppe, at 0S120 Church St. Registration recommended.

Mysteries at Lunch Book Group
Wednesday, October 19, 12:15 p.m. at the Library

Winfield Reads Together Book Discussion
Wednesday, October 26, 1:00 p.m.
Join us at Hedges Station, at 0N555 Winfield Rd. Registration recommended.

midwest maize How Corn Changed Itself and Then Changed Everything Else
Thursday, October 20, 7:00 p.m.
Author Cynthia Clampitt talks about her book “Midwest Maize” and shares how this weedy grass from Mexico transformed itself into corn and then swept across the Americas. Registration required.
OPioneersMovie Movie Matinee: O Pioneers!
Saturday, October 22, 2:00 p.m.
Join us for a special screening of the “Hallmark Hall of Fame” presentation based on the novel. Refreshments will be provided. Registration required.
Working Title/Artist: View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm--The Oxbow Department: Am. Paintings / Sculpture Culture/Period/Location:  HB/TOA Date Code: 10 Working Date: 1836 photography by mma, DT71.tif retouched by film and media (jnc) 8_6_09 For Spacious Skies: Great American Nature Paintings
Tuesday, October 25, 7:00 p.m.
The American landscape has inspired countless artists to capture its complexity, diversity and beauty. In this slide lecture, art historian Jeff Mishur discusses the work of famous U.S. nature painters such as Andrew Wyeth, Thomas Cole, Winslow Homer and Albert Bierstadt. Registration recommended.

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