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Orange Reads: Two Books ~ Two Cities The Whole month of October!
The Orange Public Library, in collaboration with the Fullerton Public Library, will be conducting a community-wide reading event for all of October. Both cities will be reading “To Kill a Mockingbird” and "Go Set a Watchman", by Harper Lee. Many programs surrounding the two titles will be offered at the Libraries throughout the month. See the list below, check out the Children's and Teen program pages and join the fun!
"Good Gravy!" Southern Cooking Join expert culinary instructor, Cheri Liefeld of Adventures in the Kitchen, as she dishes out some of the best comfort food the south has ever plated. Samples will be included.
Monday, October 12 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room
To Kill A Mockingbird - Movie Screening Gregory Peck plays Atticus Finch, a country lawyer defending a black man in the 1930's. This film is a clear portrayal of childhood innocence and a denunciation of bigotry. Teens and adults are welcome (Not rated).
Wednesday, October 14 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room
Law and Order: Atticus Finch The 1930’s American South had its own brand of justice. Join Chapman University Professor Dr. John Eastman as he examines law and order at the time of Harper Lee’s classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.
Saturday, October 17 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room
"What's All The Buzz?" Book Discussion Did Harper Lee's book Go Set a Watchman live up to her 1960 classic To Kill a Mockingbird? What do you think? Be part of the discussion. Light refreshments will be served.
Monday, October 19 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room
Songs for Scout and Atticus: Folk Music of the 30’s and 50’s Music would surely have been an integral part of the lives of characters Scout and Atticus Finch. Join us for a live concert of southern folk tunes, featuring musician Ross Moore.
Tuesday, October 20 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room
The Help - Movie Screening An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis. (Rated PG-13)
Monday, October 26 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room
Author Visit - Craig Johnson In collaboration with Book Carnival, the library is proud to present N.Y. Times bestselling author Craig Johnson, author of the Longmire series, who will speak and present his latest book Dry Bones. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and autograph.
Friday, October 30 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room
Conversation Club: Practice Speaking English Are you learning to speak English and would like to improve? The best way to learn is to talk with others from the international community. No tests just conversation. It's free and fun!
Mondays, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. November 9 and December 14 Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room
¿Estas aprendiendo hablar ingles y quieres mejorar? La mejor manera es practicar con otros. No hay examenes, solo conversación. ¡Es gratis y muy divertido!
Lunes, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Noviembre 9 & Deciembre 14 Biblioteca Pública & Centro Histórico de Orange - Gran Salon
Booktalk! Life isn't genre-specific, and neither is our reader's group! Each month the group picks a title to discuss at the next Booktalk. There is no October meeting. The November selection is The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. Come and discuss what you're reading!
Mondays, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. November 16 & December 21 Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room
Tech Talk Tuesdays Learn how to download free Library eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks to your electronic device. Have other Tech questions? Here's your chance to get them answered - for free!
Tuesdays, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. November 17 and December 15 Orange Public Library & History Center - Rotary Room
Ukulele SOUP! Bring your ukulele, play, sing and learn some songs. Join our Ukulele SOUP (Special Orange Ukulele Players)! Beginners welcome. Don't have a ukulele? Come sing along.
Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. November 21 & December 19 Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room
Author Visit - Robert Crais In collaboration with Book Carnival, the library is proud to present N.Y. Times bestselling author Robert Crais, who will speak and present his latest book The Promise:An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Novel. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and autograph.
Sunday, November 22 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Orange Public Library-Community Room
Taking Better Holiday Photos Learn from professional photographer, Jon C. Haverstick, how to capture the best photos of your family and friends as you gather during the upcoming holidays.
Monday, November 23 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room