MARCH 2012 Sponsors
THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD: &
Book Discussion Special Thanks
Led by Mary Rindfleisch.
Thursday, March 1, 1 PM
GREAT EXPECTATIONS: Film Screening Wadsworth Russell Lewis Fund
& Discussion Friends of the Ridgefield Library
Led by Mark Edwards (1946 version
directed by David Lean). Holiday Stroll/Downtown Ridgefield
Saturday, March 10, 10 AM
Books on the Common
FROM OLIVER TO DAVID
Keeler Tavern Museum
TO PIP: Lecture
A survey of Dickens’ development as a novelist Historic Hudson Valley/Montgomery Place
(Part 3/3), GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1861)
led by Dr. Mark Schenker, Yale College. Ridgefield Chorale
Scotts Ridge Middle School Chamber Singers
Thursday, March 15, 7 PM
Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra
Book Discussion Rudy Ruggles, Beth Hancock,
Led by The Friends of the Hilary Micalizzi, Angela Liptack,
Mary Ann Connors
Thursday, March 22
1 PM & 7 PM
the ridgefield library
472 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877
EVENTS • LECTURES • BOOK DISCUSSIONS • FILMS • EVENTS • LECTURES • BOOK DISCUS-
The Ridgefield Library presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE MORGAN MUSEUM: FROM OLIVER TO DAVID TO PIP: Lecture
Film Screening & Discussion Field Trip A survey of Dickens’ development
WHAT THE DICKENS! as a novelist (Part 2/3),
Led by Mark Edwards (1951 version Join us for a bus trip to
a celebration of Charles Dickens on DAVID COPPERFIELD (1850)
with Alastair Sim). CHARLES DICKENS AT 200 Exhibit
the bi-centennial of his birth. Saturday, December 10, 10 AM at the Morgan Museum, NYC. REGISTER. led by Dr. Mark Schenker, Yale College.
Includes curator-led tour: $40 for adults, $35 seniors (65 & over) REGISTER.
Please join us for the many events MR. MAGOO’S CHRISTMAS CAROL: Thursday, February 16, 7 PM
Visit www.ridgefieldlibrary.org for tickets before 12/23/11.
December 2011 - March 2012. Film Screening Friday, January 20
Bus departs at 8:30 AM and returns at 5 PM DAVID COPPERFIELD:
Wednesday, December 28, 11 AM
DECEMBER 2011 FEBRUARY 2012 Led by Mary Rindfleisch.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL JANUARY 2012 Wednesday, February 22, 10 AM & 7 PM
AMERICAN NOTES FOR GENERAL WHAT THE DICKENS: A
Performed by the Hampstead
Stage Company. CIRCULATION by Charles Dickens: VICTORIAN TEA THE CHESHIRE CHEESE CAT -
Friday, December 2 Book Discussion A Victorian Tea & Entertainment A DICKENS OF A TALE:
7:15 & 8:30 PM in the Garden House of Keeler
Led by Nancy Boersma. Reading Is a Family Affair
For families with children 5 & older. Tavern. ticket price $30.
Tuesday, January 3, 7 PM Saturday, February 4, 3 PM by Carmen Agra Deedy & Randal Wright.
HOLIDAY STROLL To purchase tickets, visit Pizza dinner followed by book discussion.
OLIVER TWIST: Film Screening www.ridgefieldlibrary.org or call Wednesday, February 29, 6 – 7:30 PM
Enjoy Victorian carolers at
locations around town and take a & Discussion 203-438-2282, xt 1022. For children in Grades 3 - 6 accompanied by an adult.
Visit the Children’s Dept to register &
horse-drawn carriage ride along festive Main Street. Led by Mark Edwards (1948 version directed (Snow Date Feb 11)
pick up your free book.
Friday, December 2 & Saturday, December 3 by David Lean). sponsored by
www.downtownridgefield.com Saturday, January 7, 10 AM GIRL IN A BLUE DRESS: the friends of the ridgefield
Founders Hall Book Discussion library.
THE AMERICAN MAGIC LANTERN SHOW FROM OLIVER TO DAVID A discussion of GIRL IN A
American Magic Lantern Theater will present TO PIP: Lecture All programs take place at
BLUE DRESS by Gaynor Arnold
holiday stories told with hand-painted slides the Ridgefield Library & registration
A survey of Dickens’ development led by Mary Rindfleisch.
projected on a screen with dramatic narration and is not required unless noted otherwise.
as a novelist (Part 1/3), Thursday, February 9, 2:30 PM
OLIVER TWIST (1839) led by For members of Founders Hall If registration is required,
Saturday, December 3, 1:30 & 3 PM
Dr. Mark Schenker, Yale College. please visit www.ridgefieldlibrary.org .
For ages 6 - adult. DAVID COPPERFIELD:
REGISTER. Copies of the selected books can be
CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON & Thursday, January 12, 7 PM Film Screening & Discussion purchased at Books on the Common
HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE AT KEELER TAVERN Led by Mark Edwards at a 15% discount, or inquire about
OLIVER TWIST: Book Discussion (1935 version directed by the Library’s in-house or inter-library
Victorian-themed lunches hosted by Keeler
Tavern in their Garden House. For more info visit Led by Dorthy Pawlowski. George Cukor). loan availability.
keelertavernmuseum.org or call 203-438-5485. Thursday, January 17, 10 AM & 7 PM Saturday, February 11, 10 AM
Tuesday, December 6 - Saturday, December 10 Book Character Illustrations By Chris Riddell
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