Is today at Emmet O'Neal Library! This spring the entire state will be reading The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest. Programs include:
- Today's Big Read kickoff! Cake, coffee, lemonade and FREE BOOKS!
- Brown Bag Lunch Programming on Mark Twain, riverboats, superstitions and caves of Alabama.
- Book Group discussions on coming of age novels and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
- Documentaries After Dark on Mark Twain's America
- Old Time Parlor Magic with Arthur Atsma, an Atlanta magician whose sleight of hand tricks will amaze and delight audiences of all ages. This particular program will be on Sunday afternoon, April 11th from 2-3 p.m. This is a FREE event with food, coffee and door prizes. And just in case you think magicians are for little kids, think again - this guy is AMAZING!!!!!