Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two at lunchtime. Bring your lunch, bring your knitting, bring a friend. Brown bag lunches welcome!
March 2013 — Kate Chopin, A 19th Century Woman's Voice
Désirée was a foundling, adopted by Monsieur and Madame Valmondé when she was hardly more than a baby. At eighteen, she won the heart of Armand Aubigny, owner of the neighboring plantation. They expected their love to last forever, but the baby’s birth brought long-hidden secrets to light.
When they found the locket around the neck of the dead Confederate soldier, they sent it back to the woman who had given it to her sweetheart to keep him safe. The following spring found the lady still in mourning, not expecting to be surprised by love.
Other March Story Time Dates - March 20
Beyond the Bayou
La Folle was afraid to go beyond the bayou, but sometimes love conquers fear.
A Respectable Woman
Mrs. Baroda was unhappy at having her husband’s old friend as a houseguest even before she met him.
The Story of An Hour
“Knowing that Mrs. Mallard was afflicted with a heart trouble, great care was taken to break to her as gently as possible the news of her husband’s death” in a railway accident. The widow’s response was unexpected.
Check the March schedule for Mixed Bag PM
, Mondays at 7:00 PM.
All programs are FREE and subject to last minute change or cancellation.
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