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If All AR Read the Same Book

event with the Arkansas State Library

2024-07-15 19:00:00 2024-07-15 21:00:00 America/Chicago If All AR Read the Same Book If All Arkansas Read the Same Book is an annual statewide reading program designed to encourage the enjoyment of reading and to promote book discussions across Arkansas. Faulkner County Library - Stage

Monday, July 15
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-15 19:00:00 2024-07-15 21:00:00 America/Chicago If All AR Read the Same Book If All Arkansas Read the Same Book is an annual statewide reading program designed to encourage the enjoyment of reading and to promote book discussions across Arkansas. Faulkner County Library - Stage

If All Arkansas Read the Same Book is an annual statewide reading program designed to encourage the enjoyment of reading and to promote book discussions across Arkansas.

If All Arkansas Read the Same Book

The selection for 2024’s If All Arkansas Read the Same Book is “The Secret Book of Flora Lea” by Patti Callahan Henry. This event is made possible with the support of the Arkansas State Library, the Library of Congress Center for the Book: Arkansas affiliate, and a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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A novel inspired by the true story of child evacuees from London during WWII, this novel explores what happens when a woman stumbles across a mysterious children’s book and long-held secrets about her missing sister and their childhood seen in the English countryside come to the surface.

Cover for The Secret Life of Flora Lee

New York: Atria Books, 2023

Image of Patti Callahan Henry
Photo credit: Bud Johnson

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Events (physical) where you can meet-and-greet with Patti Callahan Henry:
Gravette, AR — July 14, 2024, 2:00 p.m.
Arkadelphia, AR — July 15, 2024, Noon
Conway, AR — July 15, 2024, 7:00 p.m.

**The Faulkner County Library will close for library services at 7:00 pm but you are invited for an after-hours Author Talk with nationally celebrated author, Patti Callahan Henry! Refreshments will be provided at no cost to attendees. This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Patti will be introduced at 7:00 pm and will present on "The Secret Life of Flora Lee" beginning around 7:15 pm. Patrons are invited to stay after the reading to have the author sign copies of her published works, starting at approximately 8:00 pm. Books-A-Million will be selling "The Secret Life of Flora Lee" and other published works by Patti Callahan Henry leading up to the event at their location in the Lewis Crossing Shopping Center and will be on-site at the library the day of the event.

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About the Author
Patti Callahan Henry is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of sixteen novels including Surviving Savannah and Becoming Mrs. Lewis. She is the recipient of the Christy Award, the Harper Lee Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Writer of the Year Award, and the Alabama Library Association Book of the Year. She is the cohost and cocreator of the popular weekly online live web show and podcast Friends and Fiction. A full-time author and mother of three, she lives in Alabama and South Carolina with her family.

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For more information about this event, please contact:

Karen O’Connell
Coordinator, Arkansas Center for the Book
karen.oconnell@ade.arkansas.gov or 501-682-2874

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Special Event | Book Club | Adult Book Club |

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Faulkner County Library

Phone: (501) 327-7482

Hours
Mon, Jul 15 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Jul 16 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jul 17 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jul 18 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jul 19 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Sat, Jul 20 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 21 Closed

About the branch

The Conway library serves as the headquarters library for the county sytem of six libraries as well as the Faulkner County–Van Buren County Regional Library.

Upcoming Events

Mon, Jul 22, 9:30am - 10:30am
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Faulkner County Library - Story Room

Mon, Jul 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Faulkner County Library - Story Room

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mayflower Public Library

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 2

Mon, Jul 22, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Mon, Jul 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Tue, Jul 23, 9:00am - 11:00am
Garden

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Faulkner County Library - Garden

Tue, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Tue, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 2

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 2

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mayflower Public Library

Tue, Jul 23, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Tue, Jul 23, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Story Room,Children's Room

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Faulkner County Library - Story Room

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Faulkner County Library - Story Room

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 2

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Arkansas Room

Wed, Jul 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Damascus Public Library

Wed, Jul 24, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Children's Room

Wed, Jul 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Wed, Jul 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 2

Thu, Jul 25, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Thu, Jul 25, 9:00am - 11:00am
Garden

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Thu, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mayflower Public Library

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 2

Thu, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Thu, Jul 25, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 2

Thu, Jul 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Faulkner County Library

Canceled
Thu, Jul 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Faulkner County Library

Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Mayflower Public Library

Thu, Jul 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 2

Fri, Jul 26, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Seminar Room

Fri, Jul 26, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Sat, Jul 27, 9:00am - 11:00am
Garden

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1
Registration is now closed

Mon, Jul 29, 9:30am - 10:30am
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Faulkner County Library - Story Room

Mon, Jul 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Faulkner County Library - Story Room

Mon, Jul 29, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 2

Mon, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mayflower Public Library

Mon, Jul 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 2

Mon, Jul 29, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Mon, Jul 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage
This event is full

Mon, Jul 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Tue, Jul 30, 9:00am - 11:00am
Garden

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Faulkner County Library - Garden

Tue, Jul 30, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Tue, Jul 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 2

Tue, Jul 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 2

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mayflower Public Library

Tue, Jul 30, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 10:30am
Faulkner County Library - Story Room

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 11:30am
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Faulkner County Library - Story Room

Wed, Jul 31, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Wed, Jul 31, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 2

Wed, Jul 31, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Arkansas Room

Wed, Jul 31, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Damascus Public Library

Wed, Jul 31, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Children's Room

Wed, Jul 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Thu, Aug 01, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Faulkner County Library - Garden

Thu, Aug 01, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Thu, Aug 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Thu, Aug 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Fri, Aug 02, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Seminar Room

Fri, Aug 02, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Conway - Chestnut Street

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Garden,Program Space 2,Stage,Lobby

Sat, Aug 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1
Registration is now closed

Mon, Aug 05, 9:30am - 10:30am
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Mon, Aug 05, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage
This event is full

Tue, Aug 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Tue, Aug 06, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Tue, Aug 06, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Wed, Aug 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Garden

Wed, Aug 07, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Wed, Aug 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Thu, Aug 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Thu, Aug 08, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Thu, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Fri, Aug 09, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Seminar Room

Sat, Aug 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Children's Room,Garden,Story Room
Register

Sat, Aug 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1
Register

Mon, Aug 12, 9:30am - 10:30am
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Mon, Aug 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Tue, Aug 13, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Tue, Aug 13, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Wed, Aug 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Wed, Aug 14, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Wed, Aug 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Thu, Aug 15, 9:00am - 11:00am
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Thu, Aug 15, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Stage

Thu, Aug 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Fri, Aug 16, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Faulkner County Library - Seminar Room

Mon, Aug 19, 9:30am - 10:30am
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1

Tue, Aug 20, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Faulkner County Library - Program Space 1