Katherine Utley will
explore the myriad of interpretations that present themselves and demand
consideration in Their Eyes Were
Watching God. This novel has enthralled countless readers, yet it lacks a universal
interpretation or definitive classification.
Día Festival of Nations is back! Held nationally in
libraries across the nation Día is
a celebration that promotes literacy in all cultures. At VCPL, children
will have an opportunity to have their passports stamped as they travel to
booths in which countries around the world are represented.
Music has affected the lives of
people all over the world from ancient times to modern day. Lauren Pelon traces the
story of music while performing songs from around the world on instruments,
such as archlute, lute-guitar, lyre,
pennywhistles, and many others.
Dr. Betty Hart, professor at the University of Southern
Indiana, will discuss Zora
Neale Hurston's life while highlighting her Haitian experiences and Hurston's deliberate
challenges to "the status quo" of the women of her time.