October 2021: We celebrate Stephen King
With over 350 million copies of his books sold worldwide, he has been crowned King of Horror – and we think it needs to be celebrated! October will be a little scarier at NCPL as we dedicate an entire month of programming to the one and only Stephen King. We hope you will join us – if you dare!
The Little Art Gallery Presents Stephen King’s Month
The gallery will feature some of Stephen King’s most iconic characters and scenes.
Exposed exhibition: from October 1st to 31st
SS Georgie Origami
Visit the library and make an origami boat from the movie THIS for the entire month of October. The origami pages will be located in the library on the first floor. Open to all ages.
Stephen King coloring pages
Come color Stephen King movie themed coloring pages throughout the month of October. The coloring pages will be located in the library on the first floor. Open to all ages.
Fridays in October
Teens & Adults: Find fashion inspiration in your favorite Stephen King character and stop by the reference desk in costume for a Stephen King-themed candy or sticker.
Thursday October 14 at 6.30 p.m.
We discuss the art of writing using Stephen King’s memoir, On writing, as a starting point. This discussion is open to all adolescent and adult writers and readers. Pick up copies of the book at the customer service counter.
Stephen King Quiz
Wednesday October 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Howlin Bird
Registration begins Monday October 4 and is mandatory.
The Stephen King Experience
Monday October 25 at 6.30 p.m.
Our month-long celebration of All Stephen King continues with a visit from retired Ohio Librarian, author and self-proclaimed King Ed Rossman expert. He will guide us on a scenic tour of Colorado, the backdrop to Stephen King’s books The Stand, The Shining, Misery and Dr. Sleep. Through colorful slides and entertaining commentary, attendees will learn about King’s stories and his thoughts on writing. Rossman will also share some of the behind-the-scenes details from King’s most notable books and films.
This press release was produced by the Public Library of the Canton du Nord. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.