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Bailey Cove Branch Library

Princesses, Pirates, and Buried Treasure: Fun with Tom and Friends Puppet Show

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Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library's Puppet Troupe is back for another fun and busy tour with the show "Princesses, Pirates, and Buried Treasure: Fun with Tom and Friends". The show follows the adventures of Tom Sawyer and his friends Huckleberry Finn and Becky Thatcher. Stories featured in the show: The tall tale of Stormalong, our fractured version of Rapunzel, and a fun bear hunt. Of course there will also be music, dancing, and lots of surprises! Read more about Princesses, Pirates, and Buried Treasure: Fun with Tom and Friends Puppet Show

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Bailey Cove Film Screening of "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (1960)

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Monday, April 26, 2010 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Bailey Cove Library will show the film "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (1960). Read more about Bailey Cove Film Screening of "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (1960)

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Movie: "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" (1949)

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Monday, April 19, 2010 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Bailey Cove Library will show the film "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" (1949). Read more about Movie: "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" (1949)

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Movie: Tom and Huck (1995)

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Monday, April 12, 2010 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Bailey Cove library will show the film "Tom and Huck" (1995). Read more about Movie: Tom and Huck (1995)

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From Hannibal to Hollywood: Mark Twain on the Silver Screen

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Sunday, April 11, 2010 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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The Friends of the Bailey Cove Library present "From Hannibal to Hollywood: Mark Twain on the Silver Screen:" A Lecture and Discussion by Dr. Jennifer Garlen. Dr. Garlen will discuss the many film adaptations of Mark Twain's works, including "Tom and Huck," the 1995 movie filmed in Mooresville and other areas in North Alabama. She will examine the modern cultural impact of Twain's work and how we view it through our own generational lenses. Dr. Garlen earned her Masters in English from Georgia Southern University and her Ph.D. in 18th and 19th Century English Literature from Auburn University. She is the author and co-editor of Kermit Culture: Critical Perspectives on Jim Henson's Muppets, 2009. Read more about From Hannibal to Hollywood: Mark Twain on the Silver Screen

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Movie: 'Mark Twain' - A Film Directed by Ken Burns

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Saturday, April 10, 2010 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
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The Bailey Cove Branch Library will show the film "Mark Twain- A Film directed by Ken Burns." The first half of the showing will be from 10-12 and the second half will be from 2-4pm. Read more about Movie: 'Mark Twain' - A Film Directed by Ken Burns

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Bailey Cove Classics: A Hero with a Thousand Faces

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Monday, September 13, 2010 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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Joseph Campbell
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A Hero with a Thousand Faces

Dr. Jennifer Garlen continues the discussion of Campbell's classic work on mythology and psychology. Read more about Bailey Cove Classics: A Hero with a Thousand Faces

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Bailey Cove Classics: A Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell

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Monday, August 2, 2010 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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Joseph Campbell
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A Hero with a Thousand Faces

Campbell outlines the Hero’s Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the world’s mythic traditions. He also explores the Cosmogonic Cycle, the mythic pattern of world creation and destruction. Discussion led by Dr. Jennifer Garlen. Read more about Bailey Cove Classics: A Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell

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Bailey Cove Classics: Shamela by Henry Fielding

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Monday, July 5, 2010 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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0140433864
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Henry Fielding
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Shamela

Henry Fielding wrote Shamela (1741) in response to Samuel Richardson's book Pamela (1740), of which Shamela is a splendidly bawdy travesty. Fielding demonstrates his concern for the corruption of contemporary society, politics, religion, morality, and taste. Discussion led by Dr. Jennifer Garlen. Read more about Bailey Cove Classics: Shamela by Henry Fielding

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Bailey Cove Classics: She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith

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Monday, June 7, 2010 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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Oliver Goldsmith
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She Stoops to Conquer

Charming satire concerns a young lady who poses as a serving girl to win the heart of a young gentleman too shy to court ladies of his own class. Discussion led by Dr. Jennifer Garlen. Read more about Bailey Cove Classics: She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith

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