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PO Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372

Phone: 910.521.6516
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Second Life Book Club

The Library Book Club provides in voice discussions of literature related to courses taught at UNCP, as well as storytelling and poetry events. All of our Book Club events will be held in our Second Life library reading room located in world at http://slurl.com/secondlife/Dotoorak/220/207/401/. Unless otherwise noted, all events occur at 3 pm EST/12 pm SLT. If there is a book you would like us to consider for our Book Club, please let us know. The eBooks link in the sidebar lists a number of web sites with books freely availble in an electronic format. If you need help getting set up in Second Life, message librarian Aurora Tutti for assistance in world, email june.power@uncp.edu, or IM.

Second Life Poetry Reading

Book Club

Book Club Selections 2012-2013

September  27th – Banned Books Week stories

October 25th  – Halloween reading of Beowulf

November  29th – Native American Storytelling 

December  13th – Stories of Christmas from Around the World

January 31th  – Readings from the short works of Tolkien

February 28th  – African American Short Stories

March 15th  –Celtic Fairy Tales

April 25th  – The Poems of Longfellow

May 23rd  – Stories of Spring

June 27th  – LGBTQA Short Fiction

July 25th – Stories of American Patriots

August 29th – Childhood Favorites for Back to School

 

Book Club Selections 2011-2012

September  22nd – In voice reading of Dry September – William Faulkner

October 20th  – In voice reading of The Raven and The Telltale Heart – Edgar Allen Poe

November  17th – In voice reading of Native American Short Stories 

December  1st and 22nd – In voice reading of Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens

January 19th  – Discussion of the book and film – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson

February 16th  – In voice reading of African American Short Stories

March 15th  – In voice reading of Celtic Fairy Tales

April 19th  – Discussion and reading of the poems of Robert Frost

May 17th  – Discussion of The Color Purple – Alice Walker

June 21st  – Discussion of Love in the Time of Colera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

July 19th – Discussion of The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne

August 23rd – Discussion of Brave New World – Aldous Huxley

 

Book Club Selections 2010-2011

Frank Linderman’s Indian Why Stories available at http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/LinIndi.html.

 W.E.B. DuBois’ Darkwater: voices from within the veil available at http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/DubDark.html.

Kate Chopin’s The Awakening and Selected Short Stories available at http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/160

William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream available at http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1113.

Second Life Poetry Reading 2

Poetry readings

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month Fall 2010

On November 16th we hosted in voice Native American Poetry Readings. All attendees are invited to read poems by or about Native Americans. The following is a selection of some of the poems read. Click on the links below to listen.

E. Pauline Johnson - Moonset

Don Marquis - Lower New York - A Storm

Arthur Wentworth Eaton - The Legend of Glooskap

Chrystos - I Am Not Your Princess

Second Life Poetry Reading 3

storytelling

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month Fall 2010

On November 17th we hosted in voice Native American Storytelling. All attendees are invited to read short stories by or about Native Americans. The following is a selection of some of the stories read. Click on the links below to listen.

Zitkala-Sa - Why I Am a Pagan

Mabel Powers - Why the Eagle Defends Americans

Louise Erdric - The Reptile Garden

Ken King - Legend of Braveheart and the Tuscarora Girl

Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012

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