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Roald Dahl

The Dilemma

If you’re a lover of books (or any kind of art, really) you’ll probably have faced this dilemma in your enjoyment of a beloved author – that day you find that they are actually a turd of a human being.

It’s happened over and over again to me. Here I stand, talking about books I love and sharing them with others, only only to find out the author is an anti-Semite, a racist, a misogynist, a pedophile, or generally just a nasty piece of work. And once that happens, the conversation ensues – can one still love the book if the author is a terrible person? (Or worse, are you a terrible person for still loving those books, now having the knowledge you have?) Read More..

Dahl in All

You never know what thoughts will pop into your head when you wake up two hours before dawn, creep down to the darkest, quietest corner of the basement, and make a giant paper mache blueberry.  “Why the heck am I doing this?” is one recurring theme. Read More..

Roald Dahl 100th Birthday Celebration!

We’ll celebrate this beloved children’s author on Wednesday, September 14th with Willy Wonka himself! Grab a golden ticket, discover your Roald Dahl character name, test your candy bar knowledge, and much more all in the Auditorium! This program is for all ages, but please register at 843-3833 or at the Children’s Desk.