Events

Oct 2017

  • Oct18
    Calvert Library-Fairview Branch, Owings MD
    2:00 PM - 3:30 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, [...]
  • Oct18
    Salisbury University Art Galleries Downtown, Salisbury MD
    2:00 PM - 7:00 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 [...]
  • Oct18
    Enoch Pratt Free Library-Brooklyn Branch, Baltimore MD
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Come join the "Best Book Discussion Ever" Book Club, as we explore Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Through the adolescent voice of Kambili, we learn about the trials and tribulations of her home life, as well as her homeland Nigeria.
  • Oct18
    Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County–Oakland Library, Oakland MD
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Join us to discuss this year's OMOB selection, Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Krista McKenzie, Library Services Supervisor of the Media Department at Frostburg State University, will lead the discussion. Contact Bonnie Winters to register.
  • Oct18
    Frederick County Public Libraries–Urbana Regional Library, Urbana MD
    6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
    Adults and teens are invited to participate in a discussion of Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Panelists will share perspectives on Nigerian culture and history and family violence.
  • Oct18
    Prince George’s County Memorial Library System–Bowie Branch, Bowie MD
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Join the Bowie Branch Library for a young adult book discussion of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's thought-provoking novel Purple Hibiscus, the winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. We will discuss the major themes of the book and talk about how the themes connect to society today and our lives.
  • Oct18
    Anne Arundel County Public Library–Annapolis Regional Library, Annapolis MD
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Adults, please join us for a book discussion regarding the 2017 One Maryland One Book selection: Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
  • Oct19
    Asbury Solomons, Solomon MD
    10:30 AM - 12:00 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, [...]
  • Oct19
    Salisbury University Art Galleries Downtown, Salisbury MD
    2:00 PM - 7:00 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 [...]
  • Oct19
    Prince George’s County Memorial Library System–Hyattsville Branch, Hyattsville MD
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Join the students from the Hyattsville Library Teen Action Group for a three-week book discussion of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's thought-provoking novel Purple Hibiscus, the winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award.
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