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Saint Mazie by Jami Attenberg

Between the Lines Book Club

2018-12-12 19:00:00 2018-12-12 20:00:00 America/Chicago Saint Mazie by Jami Attenberg The Between the Lines Book Club reads "Saint Mazie" by Jami Attenberg. Books for this discussion can be picked up at the circulation desk a month prior to the event. Dyer-Schererville

Wednesday, December 12
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-12-12 19:00:00 2018-12-12 20:00:00 America/Chicago Saint Mazie by Jami Attenberg The Between the Lines Book Club reads "Saint Mazie" by Jami Attenberg. Books for this discussion can be picked up at the circulation desk a month prior to the event. Dyer-Schererville

Dyer-Schererville

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)

The Between the Lines Book Club reads "Saint Mazie" by Jami Attenberg. Books for this discussion can be picked up at the circulation desk a month prior to the event.

Meet Mazie Phillips: big-hearted and bawdy, she's the truth-telling proprietress of The Venice, the famed New York City movie theater. It's the Jazz Age, with romance and booze aplenty--even when Prohibition kicks in--and Mazie never turns down a night on the town. But her high spirits mask a childhood rooted in poverty, and her diary, always close at hand, holds her dearest secrets.

When the Great Depression hits, Mazie's life is on the brink of transformation. Addicts and bums roam the Bowery; homelessness is rampant. If Mazie won't help them, then who? When she opens the doors of The Venice to those in need, this ticket taking, fun-time girl becomes the beating heart of the Lower East Side, and in defining one neighborhood helps define the city.

Then, more than ninety years after Mazie began her diary, it's discovered by a documentarian in search of a good story. Who was Mazie Phillips, really? A chorus of voices from the past and present fill in some of the mysterious blanks of her adventurous life.

Inspired by the life of a woman who was profiled in Joseph Mitchell's classic Up in the Old Hotel, SAINT MAZIE is infused with Jami Attenberg's signature wit, bravery, and heart. Mazie's rise to "sainthood"--and her irrepressible spirit--is unforgettable.

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Dyer-Schererville

Phone: 219-322-4731

Branch manager
Chris

Hours
We're closed Sunday April 21
Mon, Apr 15 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Tue, Apr 16 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Wed, Apr 17 Closed
(Staff Training In-Service at Merrillville Branch)
Thu, Apr 18 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Fri, Apr 19 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 20 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 21 Closed
(Easter)

About the branch

The Dyer-Schererville Branch is located in Schererville on the south side of US 30 (Lincoln Highway), just west of US 41 (Indianapolis Boulevard) at Fountain Park Drive. The branch features a warm and inviting atmosphere with wood furnishings, subtle colors, brick accents, and friendly staff. Along with a large collection of books, audio, and DVDs for all ages, eighteen internet stations and free WiFi are provided. Educational and entertaining events occur monthly. Visit Check Out to apply for a library card and stop by Information for help with locating materials, using a computer, or finding a good book to read.

Upcoming events

Display Table
Thu, Apr 18, All day
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Sat, Apr 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Meeting Room A
Mon, Apr 22, 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Mon, Apr 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Tue, Apr 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Thu, Apr 25, 10:15am - 11:30am

Children's Programming Room
Sat, Apr 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Mon, Apr 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Children's Programming Room
Tue, Apr 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Children's Programming Room
Tue, Apr 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Children's Programming Room
Wed, May 01, 10:30am - 11:00am

Children's Programming Room
Thu, May 02, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Sat, May 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Sat, May 04, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Children's Programming Room
Mon, May 06, 10:30am - 11:00am

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Mon, May 06, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Children's Programming Room
Mon, May 06, 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Children's Programming Room
Tue, May 07, 10:30am - 11:00am

Lobby
Tue, May 07, 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Children's Programming Room
Tue, May 07, 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Canceled
Wed, May 08, 10:15am - 10:45am

Canceled
Wed, May 08, 11:15am - 11:45am

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Wed, May 08, 11:15am - 12:00pm

Meeting Room A
Wed, May 08, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Meeting Room B
Wed, May 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Children's Programming Room
Mon, May 13, 10:30am - 11:00am

Children's Programming Room
Mon, May 13, 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Mon, May 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Children's Programming Room
Tue, May 14, 10:30am - 11:00am

Children's Programming Room
Tue, May 14, 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Meeting Room A
Tue, May 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Children's Programming Room
Wed, May 15, 10:15am - 10:45am

Children's Programming Room
Wed, May 15, 11:15am - 11:45am

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Wed, May 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Meeting Room A
Sat, May 18, 10:30am - 11:00am

Children's Area
Sat, May 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm