Bailey Cove Classics

Bailey Cove Classics: As I Lay Dying

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, October 1, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

As I Lay Dying is Faulkner’s harrowing account of the Bundren family’s odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Narrated in turn by each of the family members—including Addie herself—as well as others the novel ranges in mood, from dark comedy to the deepest pathos.

Bailey Cove Classics: The Old Curiosity Shop

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, September 10, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us as we discuss The Old Curiosity Shop and celebrate the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens for the months of August and September!   Heart-wrenching tale of Little Nell and her doting grandfather who flee from cold and brutal London in the 1840s to escape debt and to roam the English countryside as beggars.

Bailey Cove Classics: The Old Curiosity Shop

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, August 6, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us as we discuss The Old Curiosity Shop and celebrate the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens for the months of August and September!  There will be cake!   Heart-wrenching tale of Little Nell and her doting grandfather who flee from cold and brutal London in the 1840s to escape debt and to roam the English c

Literature Out Loud!: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, November 5, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas.

Bailey Cove Classics: Hadji Murad

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, July 2, 2012 - 12:00am - 1:00am

(note: because this title is limited in the HMCPL collection, you may also choose to read it online for free at this address: http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/t/tolstoy/leo/t65h/) In 1851 Leo Tolstoy enlisted in the Russian army and was sent to the Caucasus to help defeat the Chechens.

Bailey Cove Classics: The End of the Affair

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, June 4, 2012 - 12:00am - 1:00am

In England during World War II, an American writer and the bored wife of a British civil servant fall in love. Then she mysteriously ends the affair.

Bailey Cove Classics: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, May 7, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

From the hilarious mischief of the elf Puck to the rough humor of the self-centered Bottom and his fellow players, from the palace of Theseus in Athens to the magic wood where fairies play, Shakespeare's marvelous A Midsummer Night's Dream is a play of enchantment and an insightful portrait of the predicaments of love.

Bailey Cove Classics: An Enemy of the People

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, April 2, 2012 - 12:00am - 1:00am

This title may be freely downloaded here. We will be reading and discussing one of the major plays by the first modern playwright, Henrick Ibsen. An Enemy Of The People -- Ibsen's vigorous attack on public opinion.

Bailey Cove Classics: The Robber Bridegroom

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, March 5, 2012 - 12:00am - 1:00am

New! Improved! The Bailey Cove Classics book club is now a "lunch bunch" at 12:00 noon instead of 10:00am each First Monday of the month. Join us on Monday, March 5th, and bring a sack lunch as we discuss Eudora Welty's "The Robber Bridegroom". Legendary figures of Mississippi' s past-flatboatman Mike Fink and the dreaded Harp brothers-mingle with characters from Eudora Welty' s own imagination in an exuberant fantasy set along the Natchez Trace.

Bailey Cove Classics: The Dead by James Joyce

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, January 9, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00am

(This title may also be freely downloaded as an ebook from HMCPL's Digital Media Zone Public Domain Collection.)

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