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"To Kill A Mockingbird"

Presented by J-MRL's The Big Read

  • Date: 05/01/2008 3:00 PM
  • Location: Paramount Theater
    Charlottesville, Virginia

2KillMockingbirdDuring March and April  the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library invited all readers to enjoy reading To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and then come to a variety of book discussions throughout the region.

The finale of THE BIG READ will be when the 1962 Academy Award winning film, based on the novel,  is shown at The Paramount on May 1, which is National Law Day. The film will be shown at 3pm and 7pm.  A panel discussion, moderated by Sarah McConnell  will follow the 7pm showing. The panel will consist of Commonwealth Attorney Denise Lunsford, City Sheriff Cornelia Johnson, local attorney Stephanie Commander, and Mary Badham, who played Scout in the film.

J-MRL is partnering with the Virginia Foundation Center for the Book in THE BIG READ, a National Endowment for the Art's program.   Visit The Paramount online ( or call the box office, 434.979.1333, to purchase tickets.

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