Saturday, October 23, 2010

Barnes & Noble Bookfair - Sat. 6 Nov.

In celebration of Lewis' birthday, we have scheduled a book fair with the Hamilton Place Barnes & Noble, for 6 Nov. You can find it on their website here. More details to follow directly.

Update: Here's the schedule we are working on:

9:00 A.M. – Book Fair celebrating the birthday of C. S. Lewis begins. Free bookmarks to all who visit the store. Sign onto the C. S. Lewis Society of Chattanooga e-mail list for a chance to win a free book by Lewis. Pick up a voucher at the greeting table so that a part of your purchase this week, in the store or on-line, may benefit the Society.
10:00 A.M. – Adult/teen discussion: “Why the Excitement Over Planet Narnia?” Michael Ward’s book, published in 2008, is hailed as the most important book ever written on The Chronicles of Narnia. In this half-hour informal presentation, we will learn what the excitement is all about.
11:00 A.M. – 15 minute dramatic reading of a passage from The Chronicles of Narnia in the children’s section of the store.
2:00 P.M. – 15 minute dramatic reading of a passage from The Chronicles of Narnia in the children’s section of the store.
3:00 P.M. – Adult/teen forum: Bring one of your favourite passages from Lewis’ writings and we will read and discuss them together.
7:00 P.M. – Adult/teen session: Rev. David Beckmann will present a paper entitled “Fairy Tales: Worlds of Imagination in the Writings of J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis”.

1 comment:

Leonidas said...

Great web site! Here's a good link for you:
http://kendallharmon.net -- Article entitled: "C.S. Lewis on the importance of reading good books" (Titus 1:9 online).