One Book One Belmont

This October, the Belmont Public Library will present Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein as the featured title for One BookOne Belmont 2018, the library’s seventh community reading program.
The library and 13 community organizations invite town residents to read the book and participate in book discussions and other exciting activities. Charlotte Gordon, author of Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft & Mary Shelley, will cap the month-long celebration on the evening of Thursday November 1stat the Beech Street Center with a talk focused on the life of Mary Shelley, her mother Mary Wollstonecraft, and the lasting impact of her novel.
2018 One Book One Belmont Planning Committee

The library would like to thank the 2018 Planning Committee members for the time, energy, and creativity they have devoted to this project! The members are:

Peter Struzziero, Belmont Public Library, Director,
Emily Reardon, Belmont Public Library, Head of Public Services
Mary Carter, Belmont Public Library, Community Services Librarian
Kathleen A Crowley, Belmont Books
Diane Coulopoulos, Friends of the Library
Nancy Dignan, Friends of the Library
Phil Hughes, Belmont Historical Society
Miriam MacNair, Belmont Public Library
Jason Marcotte, Director of Public Works
Niv Vogel Nava, Director of Belmont Council on Aging
Vicky Slavin, Belmont Farmers’ Market
Mary Stearns, Belmont Public Library Board of Trustees
Dorothy Tolls, Belmont Garden Club
Fran Yuan, Human Rights Commission
May Ye, Belmont Chinese American Association

 


The Book

Frankenstein

by Mary Shelley



Cosponsors & Donors


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