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Pelham Library Focuses On Frankenstein

The Pelham Library will examine the cultural phenomenon behind Frankenstein throughout the month of October.
The Pelham Library will examine the cultural phenomenon behind Frankenstein throughout the month of October. Photo Credit: File

PELHAM, N.Y. -- Pelham Library's new "Pelham Reads!" program will kick off in October with a series of events focusing on the book and the cultural phenomenon of "Frankenstein ."

On Oct. 5, at 2 p.m., the library will hold a kickoff event that will have story time for children under 5, a monster comics workshop for tweens and teens; a horror movie make up demonstration for children ages 12 and up at 4:30 p.m. and a reading from Mary Shelley's novel by actors at 5 p.m.

On Oct. 19, the Pelham Arts Center will host a children's art making workshop from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

On Oct. 24, Science journalist and author Emily Anthes will discuss her book "Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts" at 7:30 p.m.

On Oct. 26, the Pelham Picture House will host a screening of the classic 1931 "Frankenstein." Children ages 4-12 will be able to gear up for Halloween by making monster masks at the library from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Finally, on Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. there will be a teen book discussion at the library about the classic novel.

The Pelham Library is at 530 Colonial Ave.

For more information log on to http://www.pelhamlibrary.org/pelham-reads .

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