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If All 2011: Calendar of Public Programs & Events

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Date

Event

  Venue  Admission Information
Sat. Jan. 22  10:00am-11:30am Creative Approaches to The Good Thief: A Training for Teachers and Book Discussion Leaders1 Writers & Books
740 University Ave. ROCHESTER
Free but registration required. Email karen@wab.org by Tues. Jan. 18 at 5pm to reserve a space.
Tues. Feb. 1
7:00-8:00pm
Book discussion of The Good Thief Warsaw Public Library
130 N. Main St.
WARSAW
Free; no registration required. For more information call (585) 786-5650.
Tues. Feb. 15 1:30pm Book discussion of The Good Thief Brighton Memorial Library
2300 Elmwood Ave. ROCHESTER
Free; no registration required. For more information call (585) 784-5346.
Wed. Feb. 16 7:00pm Book discussion of The Good Thief Brighton Memorial Library
2300 Elmwood Ave. ROCHESTER
Free; no registration required. For more information call (585) 784-5346.
Tues. March 1
6:00-10:00pm
Video: Kidnapped (2005; 150 mins.), directed by Brendan Mahar; based on the writings of Robert Louis Stevenson Writers & Books
740 University Ave. ROCHESTER
Free; no registration required. For more information email karen@wab.org.
Tues. March 1
7:00-8:00pm
Book discussion of The Good Thief (sponsored by Friends of the Chili Public Library) Chili Public Library
3333 Chili Ave.   ROCHESTER
Free; no registration required. For more information call (585) 889-2200.
Wed. March 2   1:00-2:00pm “Wednesday Teas” book review of The Good Thief (sponsored by Penfield Public Library) Senior Lounge
Penfield Community Center
1985 Baird Rd.
PENFIELD
Free; no registration required. For more information call (585) 340-8720.
Fri. March 4
12:00-1:00pm
Presentation: “Andreas Vesalius and Modern Human Anatomy, the Reawakening of the Human Mind, and the Renaissance in Medicine” by Rufino Pabico, MD2 Class of ’62 Conference Room, G-9425 University of Rochester Medical Center
ROCHESTER
Free and open to the public; no registration required. For more information email karen@wab.org. 
Fri. March 4
6:00-10:00pm
First Friday The Good Thief Graverobber Scavenger Hunt3 Writers & Books
740 University Ave. and other First Friday venues
ROCHESTER
Free; no registration required. For more information call (585) 473-2590.
Wed. March 9   2:00-3:00pm Book discussion of The Good Thief Parma Public Library
7 West Ave.
HILTON
Free; no registration required. For more information call (585) 392-8350.
Wed. March 9   7:00-8:00pm Book discussion of The Good Thief with the Women Who Love to Read book group Lift Bridge Book Shop
45 Main St.
BROCKPORT
Free; no registration required. For more information call (585) 637-2260.
Thurs. March 10   12:00-1:00pm Brownbag Lunch book discussion of The Good Thief The Good Bookstore
935 East Ave.
ROCHESTER
Free; no registration required. For more information call (585) 473-8634.
Mon. March 14
7:00-8:00pm
Presentation: “Andreas Vesalius and Modern Human Anatomy, the Reawakening of the Human Mind, and the Renaissance in Medicine” by Rufino Pabico, MD2 Writers & Books
740 University Ave. ROCHESTER
Free; no registration required. For more information email karen@wab.org.
Tues. March 15 7:00-9:00pm Video: Great Expectations (1946; 118 mins.), directed by David Lean; based on the novel by Charles Dickens Writers & Books
740 University Ave. ROCHESTER
Free; no registration required. For more information email karen@wab.org.
Wednesday, March 16, 12:00 – 1:00 pm Brownbag Book Discussion Central Library of Rochester, Rundel Auditorium No registration necessary
Contact Carol Moldt at 428-8375 with questions
Thurs. March 17
12:00-1:00pm
Author Hannah Tinti talks live with radio host Bob Smith and local callers on “1370 Connection” WXXI Radio—1370 AM Free.
Thurs. March 17   7:00-8:00pm Book discussion of The Good Thief with Annie & Joe’s Eclectic Book Club Lift Bridge Book Shop
45 Main St.
BROCKPORT
Free; no registration required. For more information call (585) 637-2260.
Sat. March 19
10:00-11:30am
Mother-Son book discussion of The Good Thief Writers & Books
740 University Ave. ROCHESTER
Free but registration required. To register or for more information email karen@wab.org by Tues. March 15 at 12pm.
Mon. March 21   12:00-1:00pm Books Sandwiched In review of The Good Thief (sponsored by Wood Library) First Congregational Church
58 N. Main St.
CANANDAIGUA
Free; no registration required. For more information call (585) 394-1381, x307.
Mon. March 21   7:00-8:30pm Book discussion of The Good Thief Pittsford Community Library
24 State St.
PITTSFORD
Free but registration required. To register or for more information call (585) 249-5481.
Tues. March 22 12:30-1:30pm Live on-line book discussion of The Good Thief Writers & Books’ website: www.wab.org Free and open to the public.
Tues. March 22 6:30pm Book discussion of The Good Thief Ontario Public Library
1850 Ridge Rd.
ONTARIO
Free but registration required. To register or for more information call (315) 524-8381.
Tues. March 22 7:00-9:00pm Video: Oliver Twist (1948; 115 mins.), directed by David Lean; based on the novel by Charles Dickens Writers & Books
740 University Ave. ROCHESTER
Free; no registration required. For more information email karen@wab.org.
Wed. March 23    4:00-5:30pm An afternoon with Hannah Tinti: reading followed by Q&A and book signing Nazareth College
Forum, Otto A. Shults Community Center
4245 East Ave. ROCHESTER(Sponsored by The Marie Callahan Reading Center Memorial Fund and the Graduate Literacy Programs of Nazareth College)
Free; no registration required. For more information call Dr. Naomi Erdmann at (585) 389-2614.
Wed. March 23 7:00-9:30pm An evening with Hannah Tinti: reading followed by Q&A and book signing Penfield Public Library
1985 Baird Rd.
PENFIELD
Free but registration required beginning Feb. 23. To register or for more information call (585) 340-8720.
Thurs. March 24
7:00-9:00pm
Book discussion of The Good Thief with the Rush Readers’ Book Club Rush Public Library
5977 E. Henrietta Rd.
RUSH
Free but registration required. To register or for more information call (585) 533-1370.
Thurs. March 24
7:00-9:00pm
Presentation by Hannah Tinti: “The writer/editor relationship” (click here to register) Writers & Books
740 University Ave.    ROCHESTER
$8 general public/$6 W&B members and full-time students with ID. No registration required. For more information email karen@wab.org.
Fri. March 25
12:00-1:30pm
On-stage interview and book signing with Hannah Tinti Monroe Community College
Building 3, Warshof Conference Center, Monroe A & B
1000 East Henrietta Rd. HENRIETTA (Parking in Lot N)
Free but registration required. Reservations can be made online at www.monroecctickets.com or by calling (585) 292-2534.
Fri. March 25
3:00-4:30pm
An afternoon with Hannah Tinti: reading followed by Q&A and book signing Valley Manor
1570 East Ave. ROCHESTER
Free but registration required. Call (585) 770-1956 or email Gail Reeves at greeves@seniorsfirstonline.com.
Fri. March 25 5:30-7:00pm A Novel Evening with Hannah Tinti Writers & Books
740 University Ave.    ROCHESTER
Tickets are $15 general public/$12 W&B members and $10 full-time students with ID and are available in advance by calling W&B at (585) 473-2590, x107 by Wed. March 23 at 9pm.
Sat. March 26 10:00-11:30am Master Class for Writers with Hannah Tinti (click here to register) Writers & Books
740 University Ave.  ROCHESTER
$35 general public/$30 W&B members and full-time students with ID. To register call W&B at (585) 473-2590, x107 by Thurs. March 24 at 9pm.
Mon. March 28 7:00-8:00pm Book discussion of The Good Thief (sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library Book Club) Wadsworth Library
24 Center St.
GENESEO
Free; no registration required. For more information call (585) 243-0440.
Wed. March 30 7:00-8:30pm Book discussion of The Good Thief Red Jacket Community Library
7 Lehigh Ave.
SHORTSVILLE
Free; no registration required. For more information call (585) 289-3559.
Thurs. March 31 7:00-9:00pm Book discussion of The Good Thief with the Rush Readers’ Book Club Rush Public Library
5977 E. Henrietta Rd.
RUSH
Free but registration required. To register and for more information call (585) 533-1370.

The Good Thief by Hannah Tinti

(paperback version) is available for sale at Writers & Books at a cover price of $15.00. Writers & Books offers a discount to members (just ask at the bookstore) and bulk discounts to schools and book groups; please email karen@wab.org for more information about bulk sales.

Visit the Writers & Books web site at www.wab.org for more information.

DETAILS ABOUT CALENDAR EVENTS

1. Creative Approaches to The Good Thief: A Training for Teachers and Book Discussion Leaders. Join Wendy Low, former Youth Education and Outreach Coordinator at Writers & Books; Big Read Coordinator and Rochester Institute of Technology Adjunct Instructor Karen vanMeenen for a presentation and discussion of various approaches to teaching and discussing The Good Thief. The discussion will revolve around analyzing the writer’s craft; character development, choices and change; social and cultural issues raised within the text; the use of creative writing and personal writing assignments in the classroom; and other pertinent information. This workshop is geared toward anyone interested in a deeper understanding of the book, especially book discussion leaders and teachers looking for insight and creative approaches to the learning process. Sat. Jan. 22, 10:00am-11:30am at W&B. Free but registration required: email karen@wab.org by Tues. Jan. 18 at 5pm.

2. Presentation: “Andreas Vesalius and Modern Human Anatomy, the Reawakening of the Human Mind, and the Renaissance in Medicine” by Rufino Pabico, MD.. The greatest grave robber of them all was Andreas Vesalius, whose work on human anatomy was responsible for the renaissance in medicine. The publication of in 1543 of his work De Humani Corporis Fabrica, considered a great masterpiece scientifically as well as artistically, was responsible for the reawakening of the medical mind, which had been dormant for 14 centuries.

3. Join us as we kickoff this year’s “If All of Rochester Read the Same Book…” program with The Good Thief Graverobber Scavenger Hunt as part of First Friday, with prizes! Visit participating First Friday venues and find our hidden human skeleton (see the W&B web site starting March 3 for pictures of the body parts). Find a bone (more than a dozen will be hidden) and win a free copy of The Good Thief. Find the skull (there is only one) and win a pair of tickets to “A Novel Evening with Hannah Tinti” on Friday, March 25 (5:30-7pm) at Writers & Books.All bones must be turned in at Writers & Books by 10pm on Friday, March 4 in order to receive your prize. This event is free and open to the public. For information on W&B events visit www.wab.org. For information about the monthly First Friday events visit www.firstfridayrochester.org.

Special thanks to our program partners, presenters and sponsors.