The Alexandrian Free Library consists of community-based libraries which have agreed to…
- Support each other’s efforts.
- Provide fully-permissioned info materials to their patrons and use Open Source scripting, in order to give maxium access to good information and good information tools.
- Be right quick with tea and sympathy.
The libraries are scattered throughout Second Life and their collaborative work can be found in places such as :
- New Toulouse
- New Babbage
- Amatsu Shima
- West of Ireland
- Al Andalus & Constantinople
Whereas there are many people involved a special thanks needs to be shouted out to JJ Drinkwater. The libraries not only offer the opportunity for people to explore literature and story telling in Second Life, they also offer people the opportunity to visit some fabulous locations and make new friends.
Upcoming events for the next fortnight are listed below.
ALEXANDRIAN FREE LIBRARY EVENTS
October 29 – November 11, 2014
EVENTS OF THE FORTNIGHT
Sunday, 2 November 2014
Town of Philomena
Philomena Public Library Weekly Book Discussion Club
Sunday, 2 November, 2014
3:00pm – 4:00pm SLT
Where: Philomena Public Library
We are currently reading “Riders of the Purple Sage” by Zane Grey
Jane Withersteen is a good Mormon woman trying to make a difference in her small community of Cottonwoods, Utah. She battles to overcome her persecution by members of her Mormon fundamentalist church, a leader of which, Elder Tull, wants to marry her for her vast inheritance. Enter Lassiter, a gentle-voiced, sad-faced gunslinger looking for answers to a long-ago past.
This book was written in 1912 and is considered the father of the western genre. It features gunslingers, cattle-rustlers and beautiful descriptions of the Southern Utah area.
You are invited to attend the informal discussion. We often assemble in 1900 – 1920 period clothing. We meet over tea and often talk over other topics as well. All are welcome to attend.
November 2: Chapters 22, 23 and wrap-up
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