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Saint Mazie by Jami Attenberg

Between the Lines Book Club

2018-12-13 10:15:00 2018-12-13 11:30:00 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

Thursday, December 13
10:15am - 11:30am

Add to Calendar 2018-12-13 10:15:00 2018-12-13 11:30:00 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
Mon, Jan 14 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Tue, Jan 15 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Wed, Jan 16 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Thu, Jan 17 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Fri, Jan 18 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jan 19 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 20 Closed

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

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Sat, Jan 19, 10:30am - 11:00am

Sat, Jan 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Mon, Jan 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Children's Programming Room
Mon, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Meeting Room A
Tue, Jan 22, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
This event is full

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Wed, Jan 23, 10:30am - 11:30am

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Wed, Jan 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Thu, Jan 24, 10:15am - 11:30am

Canceled
Sat, Jan 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Meeting Room A
Mon, Jan 28, 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Mon, Jan 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Children's Programming Room
Tue, Jan 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
This event is full

Children's Programming Room
Tue, Jan 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Meeting Room A
Wed, Jan 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Meeting Room B
Wed, Jan 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Sat, Feb 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
This event is full

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Sat, Feb 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Mon, Feb 04, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Lobby
Tue, Feb 05, 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Children's Programming Room
Wed, Feb 06, 10:30am - 11:00am

Children's Programming Room
Thu, Feb 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Children's Programming Room
Sat, Feb 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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

Children's Programming Room
Mon, Feb 11, 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Mon, Feb 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Children's Programming Room
Tue, Feb 12, 10:30am - 11:00am

Children's Programming Room
Tue, Feb 12, 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Meeting Room A
Tue, Feb 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Meeting Room B
Wed, Feb 13, 5:00am - 6:30pm

Children's Programming Room
Wed, Feb 13, 10:15am - 10:45am

Children's Programming Room
Wed, Feb 13, 11:15am - 11:45am

Meeting Room A
Wed, Feb 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Children's Programming Room
Sat, Feb 16, 10:30am - 11:00am

Sat, Feb 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm