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Homer’s The Iliad & The Odyssey: A Seminar with Kim Maxwell
This seminar begins the study of ancient Greek literature with a close reading of The Iliad, to be followed by a reading of The Odyssey in September. Each epic poem will be examined as narratives that have shaped Western literature. It is not necessary to attend both Parts 1 and 2.
Part 1: Mondays, July 29, August 5 & 12, 5:00 – 6:45 p.m.
Part 2: Mondays, September 16, 23 & 30, 5:00 – 6:45 p.m.
[Alternate meeting times: Sunday afternoons at 4:00 at the HUB]
Documentary Film: Woodstock ~ 3 Days of Peace and Music (1970)
Thursday, August 15, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Plan to drop by the Library on the 50th anniversary of Woodstock to watch a portion of the original 1970 documentary film which will be playing in the Great Hall for much of the afternoon. The documentary offers an intimate look at the Woodstock Music & Art Festival held in Bethel, NY, in 1969, from preparation through cleanup, with historic access to insiders, blistering concert footage, and portraits of the concertgoers. No registration necessary. Please note that this film is rated R.
A Gala Cocktail Party
under the tent at the Norfolk Library
Friday, August 23, 2019
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.