Events - 16 Sep 17

  • Sep1
    All Day
    Please join us during the entire month of September, for our Virtual Book Discussion dedicated solely to the 2017 One Maryland One Book selection Purple Hibiscus at
  • Sep1
    All Day
    Join the online discussion for the One Maryland One Book, "Purple Hibiscus" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Cecil County Public Library's Facebook page. The discussion group will be active during the month of September.
  • Sep16
    Enoch Pratt Free Library–Orleans Street Branch, Baltimore MD
    10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
    Book discussion of Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie  by the Fiction Book Club of Enoch Pratt Free Library.
  • Sep16
    Meet outside the Enoch Pratt Free Library Central Branch, Baltimore MD
    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Follow in the footsteps of Baltimore's literary luminaries and discover the elegant brownstone mansions and majestic cultural institutions built by Baltimore's successful 19th century merchants and industrialists. Learn how a neighborhood of scholars, struggling artists and authors, newspaperman, philanthropists and social reformers offered rich opportunities to discuss and debate ideas and open new literary avenues. [...]
  • Sep16
    Salisbury University Art Galleries Downtown, Salisbury MD
    12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    The Way We Worked opens at its fifth and final stop on the statewide tour at Salisbury University Art Galleries Downtown, on view from September 15 through November 3, 2017. The Way We Worked is a Smithsonian traveling exhibition that explores how work became such a central element in American culture by tracing the many changes that affected [...]
  • Sep16
    Frederick County Public Libraries–C. Burr Artz Library, Frederick MD
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Part of a four-part series prompting attendees to consider and preserve their own family story, in honor of Purple Hibiscus, which demonstrates the importance of family. Attendees will learn genealogy basics, as well as how to identify, care for, and preserve historical documents and artifacts held within the family.
  • Sep16
    Calvert Library–Twin Beaches Branch, Chesapeake Beach MD
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    One Maryland One Book (OMOB) brings together diverse people in communities across the state through the shared experience of reading the same book. This year's selection, Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, is the story of 15-year-old Kambili and her family in Nigeria. An exquisite novel with themes of home, family, religion, rebellion, corruption, nature, freedom, [...]
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