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Edgar Allan Poe Programs October 18 and October 27

Poe in stacks 1.JPG It's October and Southwest Library is hosting two special events in honor of the master of macabre, Edgar Allen Poe.

Celebrating the Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Tuesday, October 18
8:00 P.M.
Share your favorite Poe tale or poem with other Poe fans. Join in a discussion about the great author, poet, editor, and literary critic. Enjoy light refreshments too. A Big Read/National Endowment for the Arts event. To learn more about the Big Read visit their website at http://www.neabigread.org/

Unhappy Family Stories
Thursday, October 27 7:00 P.M.
Join one of our talented storytellers for family fun and freaky tales as we celebrate the bewitching season with scary tales ranging from downright creepy to seriously silly! Hear horror-fying stories of ghosts and haunted houses and scare your parents senseless! All programs will end with a sweet treat.

Orange County Library System is also having Edgar Allan Poe Short Story contest for adults (18 & up) and one for teens (13-18). Contest entry forms may be obtained at any library location. Story entries may be submitted online also. For more information regarding the story contest and other Big Read events throughout the library system during October go to http://www.ocls.info/poe

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