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A month of ‘Pride and Prejudice’ events at the Vail Public Library

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Jennifer Wing, Ph.D.

In celebration of the bicentennial of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice,” published Jan. 28, 1813, the town of Vail Public Library will host a series of “Pride and Prejudice” inspired events. Join the Vail Public Library on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. for a vibrant lecture and discussion on “Pride and Prejudice,” the author and the book. Jennifer Wing, Ph.D., of Colorado Mountain College will give this educational talk on Jane Austen’s acclaimed novel.

She has a doctorate degree in 19th-century American literature with a minor in critical theory. Wing teaches composition, literature, and public speaking courses at the Edwards campus of Colorado Mountain College. She is also the college-wide English discipline coordinator for CMC.

Movie screening

The following Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 5 p.m., the library will host a “Pride and Prejudice” book discussion. Copies of the book are available for check out at the library. Wrapping up the month-long celebration will be a special movie screening of “Pride and Prejudice” on Nov. 20 at 5:30 p.m.

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

Come celebrate the 200th Anniversary of a beloved classic, Jane Austen’s canonical work, “Pride and Prejudice.”

These programs are free and open to the public. For more information call 970-479-2187.

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