Louisa May Alcott: Through Her Eyes
Attend a community-wide library event focusing on the life, works, and times of Louisa May Alcott. Visit with civil war re-enactors; view film clips from the documentary film, Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women and hear commentary by Nova Southeastern University professor Dr. Christine Jackson.
In addition, enjoy a presentation of a stage reading and discussion of In Common Hours, an original play about Louisa May Alcott in the years prior to the Civil War by playwright Andie Arthur, Regional Representative at Dramatist Guild of America and Executive Director of the Theatre League of South Florida.
There will be time to enjoy lemonade and cookies while viewing a display of local quilts watch the movie Little Women.
This program is part of a series of programs on Louisa May Alcott to be held at six libraries in Broward County. For more information about the other programs please check the Broward County Libraries website. These programs are sponsored by the American Library Association Public Programs Office with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities.