Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Dakota County Library helps bring the community together with OneBook

OneBook, OneLakeville is in full swing, but there's still time to join in the fun.
 
Dakota County Libraries, The Friends of the Heritage Library and the city of Lakeville are celebrating the month-long OneBook, OneLakeville—featuring Jack London'sThe Call of the Wild. From book discussions and dogsled rides, to writing workshops and a special evening at the Lakeville Area Arts Center with polar explorer Ann Bancroft and musician Ann Reed. Check out the calendar of events by visiting www.dakotacounty.us/library or visit OneBook, OneLakeville atwww.heritagelibraryfriends.com/onebookonelakeville.
 
Mark your calendar for these upcoming events:
  • Feb. 9, 3 p.m., Heritage Library  - Author William Durbin
  • Feb. 9, 5–7 p.m.,  Mainstreet After Hours - One Drink One Lakeville
  • Feb. 15, 7 p.m., Heritage Library - Jack London: Sailor, Adventurer, Writer
  • Feb. 17, 6 p.m., Heritage Library - Movie Night with the Friends – "Iron Will"
  • Feb. 24, 7 p.m.–9 p.m., Lakeville Area Arts Center – An Evening with Ann Bancroft and Ann Reed
 
OneBook, OneLakeville promotes community discussion, family reading, literacy, understanding and community interaction by encouraging everyone to read the same book. The Call of the Wild was published in 1903 and brought lasting fame to Jack London who went on to become the most successful writer in America in the early twentieth century.

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