Lake Oswego Reads events at Lakewood

01/15/2018

The Lake Oswego Public Library has selected "Good Morning, Midnight" by Lily Brooks-Dalton as the 2018 book for its award winning citywide reading program. Lakewood will participate with three events in February

Lake Oswego Reads Announces Book for 2018



The Lake Oswego Public Library has selected Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton as the 2018 book for its award winning citywide reading program. Lakewood will participate with three events in February. For information on Lake Oswego Reads, see the City of Lake Oswego website: https://www.ci.oswego.or.us/loreads/2018-events


The story: The world has come to an end—or has it? Those on the fringes of civilization are left behind with no idea of what happened. Up in the frozen reaches of the Arctic, astronomer Augustine is cut off with no communication by the disaster, and he has to preserve not only his own life, but also that of a strange child who has wandered into his care. Astronaut Sullivan finds herself in circumstances just as grave — her space craft is making the long voyage home from Jupiter when Mission Control stops responding. Augustine and Sullivan are just two people left and bewildered by the apocalypse. As they struggle to survive, their stories gradually come together, and they are forced to face their regrets, their lives, and, ultimately, their legacies.


Lakewood will be participating in Lake Oswego Reads 2018 with three events:

 

Monday, February 5, 2018    6:00 - 8:00 PM
Lake Oswego Reads Art Show: Reception & Meet the Artists
 Lakewood Entryway Gallery, Main Hall, and Headlee Mainstage Theatre

Well recognized artists will explain the art they created after reading Good Morning, Midnight which will be displayed during February at Lakewood Center. Reception at 6:00, program at 6:30 with dessert following.
 Artists include: Stuart Adams, Bill Baily, Mary Burgess, Leslie Cheney-Parr, Susie Cowan, Mary Dennis, Jenn Ferrante, Bonnie Garlington, Susan Greenbaum, Dave Haslett, Jani Hoberg, Sue Jensen, Dyanne Locati, Vicki Mintkeski, Debby Neely, Kara Pilcher, Jan Rimerman, Beth Verheyden, Barbara Wagner, and Lisa Wiser.  This art show will travel for display throughout the state through November. See also Lakewood's Gallery website page. (Pictured artwork: "Cast Adrift" watercolor by Mary Burgess).  Free event.



Thursday, February 15, 2018    10:45 AM
Pie, Hugs, Reading and the End of the World.
Presentation by Lake Oswego librarian Kiira Taylor

Lakewood Associates Luncheon - Community Meeting Room
Lake Oswego Librarian Kiira Taylor will talk about making the most of the time we have left.  In Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton, the world has come to an end — or has it? Those on the fringes of civilization are left behind with no idea of what happened. This is a rare opportunity to hear Kiira share her thoughts on books that she recommends. Sponsored by Lakewood Center Associates. Reservations by 2/9 to 503-620-9092 or email $10 includes lunch.

 

Monday, February 19, 2018    7:00 PM
Glaciers, Art, and Traveling to the Arctic and Antarctica - Community Meeting Room
During Chad “Fez” Gaetz’s years as an expedition leader in Antarctica, he developed awe for the natural form, which now shapes his artistic instincts.  Beholding Laughton glacier, just outside of Skagway, Alaska, Fez was captivated by the miles long, meters thick 10,000 year old ice. As the son of a builder and a florist, and a student of ice forms in Polar regions, Fez was inspired to create giant flower sculptures as large as icebergs. Hear Fez describe his adventurous life in Antarctica and talk about his art and influences. Free event.





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