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One Book One Community 2019: The Hound of the Baskervilles: OBOC 2019 Events

2019 community-wide reading program

Dates to Remember 2019

Film Screenings 2019

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) starring Basil Rathbone

March 28 at 7pm @ Main Library at Goodwood

 

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959) starring Peter Cushing

February 5 at 2pm @ Delmont Gardens Branch

March 2 at 3pm @ Bluebonnet Regional Branch

April 18 at 3pm @ River Center Branch

April 25 at 7pm @ Main Library at Goodwood

 

Murder By Death (1976) starring Peter Falk

March 20 at 6:30pm @ Bluebonnet Regional Branch

 

Sherlock Holmes (2009) starring Robert Downey Jr.

March 6 at 7pm @ Main Library at Goodwood

March 7 at 2pm @ Zachary Branch

April 3 at 12pm @ Baker Branch

 

Mr. Holmes (2015) starring Ian McKellan

March 2 at 3pm @ Scotlandville Branch

March 19 at 5pm @ Central Branch

April 10 at 7pm @ Main Library at Goodwood

 

TGIF Movie Matinee: Sherlock Cinema

March 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 at 1pm @ Jones Creek Regional Branch

April 5, 12, & 26 at 1pm @ Jones Creek Regional Branch

 

Sunday Movie Matinee: Sherlock Cinema

March 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 at 3pm @ Jones Creek Regional Branch

April 7, 14, & 28 at 3pm @ Jones Creek Regional Branch

2019 Children's Programs

Children's Programs

Readings, Fingerprinting, Games, & More

February 21 at 4:30pm @ Bluebonnet Regional Branch - High Five Book Club February selection: the On the Case with Holmes and Watson graphic novel series by Murray Shaw. Books chosen: Red-headed League, Speckled-Band, and Copper Beeches. Help unravel the clues in the books and play the board game, Clue!  (Ages 9-11)

February 28 at 4pm @ River Center Branch - Read an excerpt from Nate the Great and Me: The Case of the Fleeing Fang by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat. Afterwards unscramble a secret code to solve the case! (Ages 6-11)

March 18 at 4pm @ Scotlandville Branch - Learn about Fingerprints! Using fingerprint kits and reading along with a selection of nonfiction books, children can discuss the unique ways we can be identified--like ears, dental records, and fingerprints! (Ages 8-11)

March 20 at 3pm @ River Center Branch - After reading The Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson, children can solve a mystery using their keen sense of smell! (Ages 3-6)

March 20 at 4:30pm @ Eden Park Branch - Sherlocks in Training will learn about fingerprints, using magnifying glasses to take a closer look!

March 23 at 11am @ Greenwell Springs Regional Branch - Pin the Hat on the Hound Activity & Reading: Hound Town Chronicles: Sherlock, A Police Dog Story by Meish Goldish. (Ages 7-11)

April 4, 11, 18, & 25 at 4pm @ River Center Branch - D.E.A.R. stands for "Drop Everything and Read," a national celebration of reading held on April 12th in honor of Beverly Cleary's birthday. Children will be listening to The Case of the Stolen Sixpence: The Mysteries of Maisie Hitchins, Book 1 by Holly Webb, every Thursday in April. (Ages 7-11)

April 10 at 4pm @ Delmont Gardens Branch -  Read Nate the Great and Me: The Case of the Fleeing Fang by Marjorie W. Sharmat and play Scooby Doo Mystery Mansion board game. (Ages 6-11)

April 16 at 4:30pm @ Fairwood Branch - Super Sleuth Program, where children will experiment with shoe- and fingerprints, play the board game Clue, and read from a chapter from The Hound of the Baskervilles. (Ages 7-11)

April 22 at 6:30pm @ Jones Creek Regional Branch - The Monday Movie Pajama Party will be showing Sherlock Gnomes (2018)! (Ages 11 and under with parent)


Children's Scavenger Hunts

Children 5 and up are invited to participate in the Mystery in the Library Scavenger Hunt every day in March 2019 at the River Center Branch! Scattered around the library are pictures of detectives from Children's literature... Detective LaRue, Nate the Great, Sammy Keyes, Nancy Drew, and more! Come to the Children's Desk to pick up a clue sheet... do you think you can find them all?

Children 5 and up are also invited to be Book Detectives at the Jones Creek Regional Branch all through the month of March 2019: using a code with numbers 1/26 and letters A-Z, children will "detect" the titles of 15 children's books!


Children's Escape Rooms

Sherlock Holmes knows the antidote to neutralize the poison in the water supply. However, he has been hit on the head and can’t remember!!  Children ages 9 – 11, can sign up to be part of small groups that try to find the antidote, working together to find the answer within 20 minutes!  Call (225) 231-3760 to register for one of the four twenty minute sessions at one of these locations:

  • March 9 at 10am @ Main Library at Goodwood
  • April 6 at 2:30pm @ Jones Creek Regional Branch
  • April 13 at 2:30pm @ Bluebonnet Regional Branch

Sherlock on the Shelf!

Who needs Elf on the Shelf? We have Sherlock on the Shelf!  Sherlock will move throughout the Pride-Chaneyville Branch through the month of April, highlighting mysteries that he likes. If he is caught by a library sleuth, return him to the circulation desk at the Pride-Chaneyville Branch and claim a prize!

Escape Rooms, Scavenger Hunts, and More 2019

Victorian Living Room

Looking for an escape?

Sherlock Holmes knows the antidote to neutralize the poison in the water supply. However, he has been hit on the head and can’t remember!!  Children ages 9 – 11, can sign up to be part of small groups that try to find the antidote, working together to find the answer within 20 minutes!  Call (225) 231-3760 to register for one of the four twenty minute sessions at one of these locations:

  • March 9 at 10am @ Main Library at Goodwood
  • April 6 at 2:30pm @ Jones Creek Regional Branch
  • April 13 at 2:30pm @ Bluebonnet Regional Branch
  • April 25 at 3pm @ Carver Branch

Teens are invited to the Sherlock Holmes Teen Escape Room March 16 at 3pm at the Jones Creek Regional Branch Library. The game's afoot and the safe is locked - can you find a solve a series of clues within a set time limit to solve the case?

20somethings can also join in on The Explosive Situation: An Escape Room at these locations: 

  • March 25 at 6:30pm @ Jones Creek Regional Branch
  • May 25 at 12pm @ Pride-Chaneyville Branch

Bring your detective hat and magnifying glass to the Scotlandville Branch Library February 24 – April 30 to participate in our QR-Code Scavenger Hunt. If you can follow the clues and crack the case, you’ll get a certificate to prove that you can hang with Sherlock!


Enjoy a good puzzle?

Join us at the Pride-Chaneyville Branch during the entire month of April to help assemble a Hound of the Baskervilles puzzle!


Children 5 and up are invited to participate in the Mystery in the Library Scavenger Hunt every day in March 2019 at the River Center Branch library! Scattered around the library are pictures of detectives from Children's literature... Detective LaRue, Nate the Great, Sammy Keyes, Nancy Drew, and more! Come to the Children's Desk to pick up a clue sheet... do you think you can find them all?

Children 5 and up are also invited to be Book Detectives at the Jones Creek Regional Branch Library all through the month of March 2019: using a code with numbers 1/26 and letters A-Z, children will "detect" the titles of 15 children's books!

Hound Dog Bingo!

20-Somethings and Up Programs 2019

Creative Endeavors

February 11 at 6:30pm - Sherlock Holmes Keychain/Magnet: Perler Beads @ Jones Creek Regional Branch

February 27 at 6:30pm - Steampunk Art @ Fairwood Branch

March 6 at 4pm - Victorian-themed Adult Coloring @ Fairwood Branch

April 4, 11, 18 & 25 at 1pm - Crafting for a Cause: Hound Dogs @ Pride-Chaneyville Branch

June 26 at 4pm - Blue Dog of the Baskervilles: Painting and Refreshments @ Pride-Chaneyville Branch


Tea Time

March 9 at 2pm - Victorian Steampunk Tea Party @ Main Library at Goodwood

March 13 at 4pm - Puzzling Tea Time @ Fairwood Branch

March 24 at 3:30pm - A Taste of English Tea @ Jones Creek Regional Branch


Games and Parties

March 3 at 6:30pm - Murder Mystery Party @ Main Library at Goodwood

March 14 at 7pm - Jeopardy @ the Library: UK Edition @ Jones Creek Regional Branch

March 18 at 6:30pm - "Elementary, My Dear" Bingo @ Jones Creek Regional Branch

March 27 at 6:30pm - Grown-Up Gaming League: Night of Mystery @ Bluebonnet Regional Branch

April 22 at 5pm - Murder Mystery Party @ Jones Creek Regional Branch

April 25 at 6:30pm - Hound Dog Bingo Night @ Jones Creek Regional Branch


Guests and Lectures

March 18 at 5pm - CAAWS @ Eden Park Branch

March 19 at 7pm - Sherlock Gothic: Holmes and Horror @ Main Library at Goodwood

March 23 at 2:30pm - Best HOUND in Show! (Companion Animal Alliance of BR) @ Bluebonnet Regional Branch

March 25 at 5pm - Capital Area Beekeepers Association @ Eden Park Branch

March 31 at 3pm - Bees with Betty Miley, Master Gardener @ Main Library at Goodwood

April 11 at 3pm - LSU Faces Lab @ Eden Park Branch

Author Appearances 2019

Book Discussions 2019

Book discussions of The Hound of the Baskervilles will be held at several of our locations:

March 11 at 6:30pm - Jones Creek Regional Branch (Sherlock Sleuths Book Club)

March 18 at 1pm - Fairwood Branch

March 25 at 7pm - Bluebonnet Regional Branch

March 28 at 11am - Central Branch

March 28 at 2pm - Delmont Gardens Branch

March 30 at 11amZachary Branch 

March 30 at 3pm - Scotlandville Branch

April 8 at 6:30pm - Jones Creek Regional Branch (Sherlock Sleuths Book Club)

April 13 at 10:30am - Pride-Chaneyville Branch (Like It Or Not Book Club)

April 18 at 1pm - Pride-Chaneyville Branch (Crafting for a Cause Book Club)

April 18 at 5pm - Carver Branch

April 22 at 5pm - Eden Park Branch


Other book discussions include:

April 8 at 5:30pmMycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabar and Anna Waterhouse - Scotlandville Branch

2019 Teen Programs

Teen Programs

Crafts, Crime-Solving, Movies, & More

March 11 at 2:45pm @ Eden Park Branch - Sherlock Holmes Film Screening 

March 12 at 3:30pm @ Fairwood Branch - Dots and Dashes: Mystery Movie and Bracelet - Teens ages 12-17 will view the film Sherlock Holmes (2009) starring Robert Downey Jr. and make Morse code bracelets!

March 18 at 3pm @ Eden Park Branch - Sherlock Holmes Perler Beads

April 1 at 3pm @ Eden Park Branch - A Sketchy Mystery

April 11 at 4:30pm ‚Äč@ Zachary Branch - Tween Graphic Novel Book Club

April 15 at 3:30pm @ Scotlandville Branch After School Anime - This month’s anime showing will be mystery-themed! Teens can join us to eat some yummy Japanese snacks and watch their favorite anime detectives crack the case!

April 22 at 3:30pm @ Scotlandville Branch - WHODUNNIT? Mystery Hour - Put on your Sherlock Holmes cap and start deducing!  A crime has been committed – the question is, WHODUNNIT?! Teens will get the chance to work with other teens to put together all the clues, eliminate red herrings, and solve the mystery. And since crime-solving is such hard work, the detectives who correctly solve the case will get a yummy reward!


Teen Escape Room

Teens are invited to the Sherlock Holmes Teen Escape Room March 16 at 3pm at the Jones Creek Regional Branch. The game's afoot and the safe is locked - can you find a solve a series of clues within a set time limit to solve the case?

Displays and Exhibits 2019

 

“Sherlock Holmes as Portrayed by Sidney Paget” will be at the Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library exhibit space from March 6 through March 31. This display features drawings by Sidney Paget, the original illustrator of the Sherlock Holmes stories published in The Strand magazine. 

 

“Who’s Your Holmes? : Depictions and Adaptations of Sherlock Holmes and The Hound of the Baskervilles” is a mini-exhibit that will be on display at LSU’s Hill Memorial Library from February 25 through May 31. See a promotional piece about the exhibit in inRegister magazine here

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