Crime Novels - Author Dennis Lehane will speak
An Academic Perspective at the Performing Arts Center at
with Dr. Melissa Pennell Chelmsford High School Sunday,
Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 7 p.m.
Dr. Melissa Pennell, acting associate dean, Divi- June 13, 2010
Sweet Suspense & Lethal Libations sion of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Dennis Lehane was
a Dessert Social UMass Lowell, will discuss the genre of crime born and raised in
novels and how they reflect social ills. She will Dorchester, MA.
Friday. Feb. 5, 2010, 7:30 pm cover the tradition of the hard-boiled detective He has written
at the Chelmsford Public Library novel and the police procedural and how Lehane seven novels in-
Donation: $10 makes use of and adds innovations to both tradi- cluding “Shutter
Island,” Mystic River,” Gone Baby Gone” “A
Drink before the War” and “Darkness.” Before
The kick off event for Chelmsford’s
becoming a full-time writer, Mr. Lehane worked
“One Book Chelmsford” is also the as a counselor with mentally handicapped and
Writing a Killer Mystery
opening event for Chelmsford’s 2010 WinterFest. a writing workshop with Hallie Ephron abused children, waited tables, parked cars,
This popular community social features samplings drove limos, worked in bookstores and loaded
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 7 p.m.
of desserts from local restaurants and stores. tractor- trailers. He lives in the Boston area.
You know you’re reading a
great mystery novel when Read more about this author at
Our donors include Applebee's, Bertuccis's, you’re up at three in the morn- www.dennislehanebooks.com
Bianco's Catering, Carven Catering of Chelmsford, ing, unable to put it down.
Fishbones, Friendly's, The Java Room, La Bella When you finally get to sleep, Willowbooks of Acton will have books on sale
Dolce, Moonstones, Princeton Station, The the characters go romping before and after the program. This event is free,
around in your dreams. You
Radisson, Starbucks and Tango Grill. Donations but there is limited seating for this event.
get to the final page and smack yourself in the
also from Hannafords, Stop and Shop Market Bas- head because the solution is a complete surprise, Seating at the Performing Arts Center will be
ket and Trader Joe’s (Tyngsboro). Harrington and yet so obvious in retrospect. So how do you on a first-come first-served basis, with an alloca-
write a great mystery? This workshop demystifies tion of handicapped accessible seating set aside.
Wine and Liquors will provide tastings and will
the art and artifice, and gets down to the nuts Doors will open at noon.
have beer & wine available for purchase. and bolts of writing a killer mystery novel.
Visit our webpage for a complete list. Tickets are Chelmsford Telemedia will be broadcasting this
More information at www.chelmsfordlibrary.org
available at the Library now for $10. program on Chelmsford Cable TV Channel 22.
Check www.chelmsfordtv.org for repeat broad-
Space is limited.
Watch our website for casts on channel 8.
news on other programs
including a special Watch for “Shutter Island” the film
Murder Mystery Evening directed by Martin Scorsese and star-
at the Library. ring Leonardo DiCaprio. It is due out
One Book Chelmsford 2010 in mid-February 2010.
programs are funded by the
Chelmsford Friends of the Library.
Rev. Feb 2, 2010
Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 2:30
“One Book Chelmsford” 2010 Timetable Michael Mack brings his acclaimed
one-man show "Hearing Voices" Chelmsford 2010
Fri. Feb 5, 7:30 p.m.
(Speaking in Tongues) to Chelmsford.
WinterFest Community Social at main library
For over a decade, Boston-based solo
food, drink, music & art. Tickets $10 in advance
performer Michael Mack has been
Thursday, Feb 18, at 6:30 p.m. preaching a kind of gospel. The good
Dennis Lehane movie to be shown at main library. news? His mother's recovery from schizophrenia, as
Discussion follows. told in his one-man play Hearing Voices (Speaking in
Tongues). For more information visit
Thursday, March 18, at 6:30 p.m. http://chelmsfordlibrary.org/onebook
Dennis Lehane movie to be shown at main library.
Co-sponsored by the Chelmsford Library and the
BOOK & FILM DISCUSSIONS
Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 7 p.m. Join us a for a discussion of “Shutter Island” at the
Crime Novels -An Academic Perspective
with Dr. Melissa Pennell MacKay Library on Friday, April 2nd or Friday, April
16th at noon.
Our movie performance license won’t allow us to pub-
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 7 p.m.
Writing a Killer Mystery licize titles but we can give you hints. A film based on a
a writing workshop with Hallie Ephron Dennis Lehane book that conjures up water will be
Friday, April 2nd at noon
shown at Cinema Night on Thursday, Feb. 18th at 6:30
Discussion of "Shutter Island" by Dennis Lehane at p.m., and a film about a kidnapping will be shown on Shutter Island
MacKay Library Thursday, March 18, at 6:30 p.m. by Dennis Lehane
Friday, April 16th at noon
Discussion of "Shutter Island" by Dennis Lehane at Chelmsford Public Library
Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. 25 Boston Road
Michael Mack "Hearing Voices-Speaking in Tongues”
Chelmsford, MA 01824
Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 1 p.m.
Author Dennis Lehane speaks at Chelmsford’s
Performing Arts Center
ONE BOOK CHELMSFORD Chelmsford Public Library