Talking about Books: King Lear an OBOT event

Dr. Mark Schenker

Dr. Mark Schenker

In honor of this year’s One Book One Town selection, Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel, popular book talk leader Dr. Mark Schenker returns for a discussion about Shakespeare’s play, King Lear.

King Lear and Shakespeare have a significant impact on the story of Station Eleven. Join Dr. Mark Schenker for an interactive discussion Thursday, March 26, at 7 p.m., in the Rotary Room at the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road. Registration is requested.

Schenker is a senior associate dean of Yale College and Dean of Academic Affairs. He has led book discussions in Connecticut for more than 25 years.

March is One Book One Town (OBOT) celebration month. Varied book talks, programs, and activities for all ages relating to Station Eleven are offered through the Library and our One Book One Town partners. This is Fairfield’s eighth year celebrating One Book One Town. To see the full list of programs, pick up the One Book One Town brochure at the Main or Woods branch libraries or click on the OBOT 2015 section on the Library’s website www.fairfieldpubliclibrary.org.

All programs at the Fairfield Public Library are free. To register, or for more information about this and other programs, visit our website at: www.fairfieldpubliclibrary.org or call 203-256-3160. Follow the Fairfield Public Library on Twitter: www.twitter.com/fairfieldpublib and Facebook: www.facebook.com/fairfieldlibrary.

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