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Friends of Brown Library December book review

Friends of Brown Library December book review

The special holiday book review and luncheon will feature “The Cricket on the Hearth: A Fairy Tale of Home,” by Charles Dickens presented by Nina and Aaron White on Friday. “The Cricket on the Hearth” was the third of five Christmas books by Dickens written in 1845. The author described the holiday book as “quiet and domestic” and “innocent and pretty.”

The luncheon will start at noon in the Lowry Room of the Welch Family Wing of the James V. Brown Library.

Those who wish may purchase lunch for a cost. To reserve lunch, visit calendar.jvbrown.edu or call Leslie at the library at 570-326-0536, ext. 134.

Reservations should be made by Wednesday. Please note that you should register only if you wish to reserve lunch. You may bring your own lunch or simply attend the book review, which will start at 12:30 p.m.

Parking is available in the public lot off Market Street, adjacent to the Welch Wing.

Nina White, head of the Children’s Department of the James V. Brown Library, holds a bachelor of arts in acting from Ithaca College and had a career in theatre before receiving her master’s in library science from St. John’s University, New York. She also received a second master’s degree from The Pennsylvania State University in children’s literature education.

Aaron White has been a working theatermaker for 15 years. He has made live theater as an actor, director, choreographer, flight choreographer and set, sound and puppet designer. He currently teaches classes for the Department of Theater at Susquehanna University. He received a bachelor of arts from Susquehanna University and his master’s from from PATP at the University of Houston.

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