OC Reads: "The Boys in the Boat" Program of Events

Date: August 29, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Our Community Reads 2016 presents this year’s book…

The Boys in the Boat

by Daniel James Brown


Program of Events


Monday, August 29th     
6:30pm
Book Discussion: 
Join Ocean City local Bob DelBene for a lively book discussion of The Boys in the Boat.
*Will be held in Children’s Activity Room*

DATE TBA
Meet the Ocean City High School Boys and Girls Crew Teams!

Sunday, September 18th
2:00pm
Film Screening
of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: The Boys of ‘36. A new documentary from PBS highlights the 1936 University of Washington crew team whose victories spurred hope in America during the Great Depression.

Sunday, September 4th    
2:00pm
Discussion
with Two-Time Olympian Michael Wherley. Mr. Wherley will be sharing his experiences and memorabilia from rowing in the Olympics, as well as his thoughts on our community reads book. He is a 2-time Olympian and 3-time World Champion in the sport of rowing, and is currently President at Penn AC Rowing Association in Philadelphia. 

Thursday, September 22nd
6:30pm       
Screening
of a Talk by Author Daniel James Brown. Join us in our final event of the OC Reads Series! We will be showing a video presentation by The Boys in the Boat author Daniel James Brown from his 2015 Talk in Bellingham, Washington.


Promoted by The Ocean City Free Public Library, OC Reads is a program designed to bring people together through literature by encouraging them to read the same book and participate in discussions and other events centered on that book

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Books are available through the Ocean City Free Public Library and at...

Sun Rose Words & Music
756 Asbury Avenue

The Bookateria Two
1052 Asbury Avenue

All events are free to the public and will be held in the Chris Maloney Lecture Hall at the Ocean City Free Public Library.
The Ocean City Free Public Library♦1735 Simpson Ave♦ Ocean City NJ, 08226♦www.oceancitylibrary.org

For more information, contact Julie Brown at 609-399-2434 x5222 or jbrown@oceancitylibrary.org.

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