Upcoming Events Week 3


Feb 22: Poe Film Festival: House of Usher (1960)


House_of_UsherHenry Ford Centennial Library

7:00 – 8:30pm

A man, upon entering his fiancees’ family mansion, discovers a savage family curse and fears that his future brother-in-law has entombed his bride-to-be prematurely.  

Starring Vincent Price.  Not rated.  79minutes.

Feb 23: Daring Dreams Storytime


Henry Ford Centennial Libraryraven

6:30 – 7:00pm

Enjoy some of our quirkier picture books and a craft in the spirit of Poe.  Ages 5 – 8 years.  (Younger children welcome, but please be aware that some stories may be scary.)  Space is limited. 

Feb 24: Poe Pub Crawl


BeerDearborn Brewing (7:00-9:00pm)
Bailey’s (9:15-11:00pm)

Join the crawl and discuss Poe while having a Poe inspired drink along the way. Participants will receive $1 off pints at Dearborn Brewing and light appetizer’s at Bailey’s. Click here for the flyer. 


Feb 25: Dreaming Dreams Keynote Panel Discussion


Dreaming Dreams KeynoteUM-D Mardigian Library
Room 1212

7:00 – 8:00pm

Join professors Shelly Jarenski of University of Michigan-Dearborn, Stephen Rachman of Michigan State University, and John Rietz of Henry Ford College to explore the role of dreams in Poe’s works. Click here for the flyer.   

Feb 27: No Mortal Dares to Dream Tween+ Party 


Henry Ford Centennial Library

2:00 – 4:00pm

In this bleak Midwinter, celebrate all things Poe.  Snacks, craft, and a little storytelling are all waiting, if you dare to come.  Grades 4+.  No younger siblings.  Space is limited.  

Visit Bigreaddearborn.org for more information and a full list of Big Read events.

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