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October 15, 2017
All Day
Throughout the Library
508 N. Cusick Street
Maryville, TN 37804
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October Exhibits

Sunday, October 15, 2017

October 1 through 31 Exhibits Throughout the Library


October 1 to 31:

  •  “Station Eleven: The Big Read Interactive Exhibit” will be in the Reading Rotunda and will feature these interactive exhibits focusing on Station Eleven themes:
    • In the Art Response Room, ponder how art contributes to the human experience. Share your thoughts and questions about creativity, experiences, what “art” means and more.
    • Informational exhibits for: 1918 Flu Epidemic, Emily St. John Mandel, Shakespeare.
    • Write a letter to your family:  What would you want to say to your family if you were suddenly gone?
    • Museum of Modern Civilization:  Display of modern artifacts and accoutrements – like in the novel. If you’d never seen them before, and had no electricity, could you explain what these items were?
    • Arts & Tragedy:  Despite experiencing difficult times, people still desire beauty. What is the role of art in tragedy? Healing? Therapy? Self-expression? Understanding?
  • “Dystopian Lit. and Why It’s Important” exhibit by Abigail Beemer at the Circulations Desks in the Main Gallery
  • “Comanche and Seminole Dolls” Exhibit,  by Dianna McCulloughwill be in one vertical display case near the Audio Visual (AV) area in the Main Gallery.
  • “Book Bonanza: World Orphans” Exhibit,  by Kate Borderswill be on one easel space in the sitting area of the Main Gallery.
  • “Substance Abuse Awareness” Exhibit, by Will Gates, Blount County Health Department, will be in the vertical display case in the nook of the wall at the end of the Circulation Check-In Desk of Main Gallery.
  • “Maryville Junior High School” Exhibit, coordinated by Raquel Roy, on the Art Panels at the Reading Rotunda end of the Main Gallery.
  • “Blount County Arts and Crafts Guild Member Art” Exhibit coordinated by Lyda Plemons, will be on the Art Wall at the Bookmark Café, on two easels in the sitting area of the Main Gallery and in one square pedestal case in the Entry Rotunda.
  • “TVA's Impact in Appalachia” Exhibit, by Linda Marcus, will be in the Genealogy display case at Temporary Books Shelves.
  • “National Volkssport Month: East Tennessee Wanderers” Exhibit, coordinated by David Bonewitz, will be in one mid-gallery display cases across from the Bookmark Café in the Main Gallery and in one mid-gallery display case near the Magazine Shelves
  • “National Novel Writing Month” Exhibit,  by Chelsea Tarwaterwill be in the square pedestal display case near the Audio Visual (AV) area in the Main Gallery.
  • “Confederate Civil War Submarine: Working Scale Model” Exhibit, by Lee Reynolds, will be on the Magazine Counter in the Main Gallery.