Skip to toolbar
Press "Enter" to skip to content

R.F. Burton Library Corner – Alexandrian Free Library Events

Grab your hat, fire up your airship, and head over to these events: 

Alexandrian Free Library: (Caledon, Winterfell, Steelhead, New Toulouse, New Babbage, Amatsu Shima, Seanchai, Deadwood & Al Andalus) Library Events for June 22 through June 28, 2011.

Continuing Exhibits:

To Move in measure, an exhibit on Social Dance, curated by Miss Leslie Weston
Mon 2010-11-01 – Fri 2011-07-01
Where: Whitehorn Library, Caledon Victoria City
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Caledon%20Victoria%20City/55/202/23

Celebrating our Namesake: Toussaint L’Ouverture (1743-1803)
Fri 2011-05-20 – Thu 2011-08-15
Where: Toussaint L’Ouverture Community Library, New Toulouse
http://slurl.com/secondlife/New%20Toulouse/65/91/24

Events of the Week:

—————————————–
SEANCHAI LIBRARY
Gyro Muggins with Asimov Stories
Wednesday, 22 June, 2011
7:00pm – 8:00pm SLT
Where: Seanchai Library
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Imagination%20Island/46/211/28

“The Last Question”  1953
When the world’s first supercomputer is finished, a workman secretly asks it a question, “What will we do when all the usable energy in the universe runs out?”  Eventually the computer has an answer.

“Does a Bee Care?”  1957
Unknown to the world, one nondescript individual is responsible for the entire space program.  Does he know what he’s done?  Does he even care?

“Dreamworld”  1955  
Ever have your mother say “keep making a face and it’ll get stuck like that?”  Young Edward is told about the science fiction dreams he loves, “one of these nights you won’t be able to wake up … You’ll be trapped!”
Stories told in voice…

—————————————–
SEANCHAI LIBRARY
Carrageen – an ancient tale with Shandon Loring
Thursday, 23 June, 2011
7:00pm – 8:00pm SLT
Where: Seanchai Library
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Imagination%20Island/46/211/28

THE place, an island off the west coast of Scotland; the time, Midsummer’s Eve, many hundreds of years ago… Princesses, Kings, mermaids, a Kraken, a brave knight, and the origin of….  CHEESE!!!  Stories in Live Voice with Shandon Loring

preview at:  http://bit.ly/

—————————————–
SEANCHAI LIBRARY
Midsummer Night’s Dream with Seanchai Library
Sunday, 26 June, 2011
2:00pm – 3:30pm SLT
Where: Seanchai Library
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Imagination%20Island/46/211/28

Join the Seanchai Library for great bits and pieces from the fun summer Shakespeare tale: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”.  Lovers, fairies, and more conspire on a great romp on the lawn at Seanchai.  We’ll be in voice, so make sure you ar prepared to listen and laugh.

—————————————–
SEANCHAI LIBRARY
“Fairest” (conclusion) with Caledonia Skytower
Monday, 27 June, 2011
7:00pm – 8:00pm SLT
Where: Seanchai Library
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Imagination%20Island/46/211/28

Exiled, Aza is welcomed by the gnomes; zhamM, a frequent guest at her family’s inn, provides her with food, shelter, and a sense of heritage. After she has spent some time with the gnomes, a sinister scheme forces Aza to fight for her life, discover her true source of strength, and ultimately, learn to accept herself.

Presented live in voice.

—————————————–
SEANCHAI LIBRARY
“Nonsense Novels” with Bear Silvershade
Tuesday, 28 June, 2011
7:00pm – 8:00pm SLT
Where: Seanchai Library
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Imagination%20Island/46/211/28
Description: 
It has been said that in the early parts of the 20th Century more people had heard of Stephen Leacock than had heard of Canada. Seanchai Library presents two of the Canadian humourist’s Nonsense Novels: “Maddened by Mystery”, in which the Great Detective aids one of the royal families of Europe and “Gertude the Governess”, in which true love triumphs over all. Stories in voice

—————————————–

Spread the love

Be First to Comment

Leave a Reply