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Russia Revealed!

March 5, 2008

Russian nesting dollsRussia Revealed!

Kennedy Library, March 19 at 5 pm

Come kick off The Big Read at Muncie Public Library at Russia Revealed! The Big Read will focus on Leo Tolstoy’s The Death of Ivan Ilyich. Get a free copy while supplies last. Enjoy Russian arts and crafts, food and dance. This event is free and open to the public and will be fun for all ages.

THe Death of Ivan IlychRussia Revealed Book Discussion!

The Loft at Maring-Hunt Library, March 20 at  3:30 pm.

Middle school and high school students are invited to hang out in The Loft, get a free copy of The Death of Ivan Ilyich and talk about the themes of the story.

Special Thanks to our Big Read Partners!

Tolstoy Revealed

February 26, 2008

Tolstoy Twice

As part of The Big Read, Vladimir Tolstoy, great, great grandson of Leo Tolstoy and Director of the Tolstoy Estate Museum will speak on Saturday, March 29 at 2 pm at Kennedy Library. No reservations are needed.He will be accompanied by interpreter and Tolstoy scholar, Galina Alexeeva, as he discusses the influence of Tolstoy in America. Be a part of The Big Read. Read Tolstoy’s Death of Ivan Ilyich and get connected at MPL events celebrating The Big Read. We have an online discussion forum available here. In order to leave your comments, interested participants must register first. (Click on the ‘register’ link on the right hand side at the top and follow the directions.)

The Big Read is made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Keep your eye on the MPL website as other events are added to the month-long celebration of reading and literacy! Visit any Muncie Public Location and get your own FREE copy of The Death of Ivan Ilyich!

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Special Thanks to our Big Read Partners!