Library, Museum of Art blend book series, tours


Wood County District Public Library and the Toledo Museum of Art invite you to "experience books
from a new perspective" through a new book discussion series, Pen to Palette @ WCDPL. The series
pairs a traditional book discussion with a tour of TMA especially designed to engage readers with
samples of art and cultural objects relevant to the books being read.
The series starts with a "Madness and Mayhem" tour of TMA this Friday. This tour complements
the recent Community Reads of the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Free round-trip transportation to the museum
will leave from WCDPL at 6:15 p.m. The tour begins at 7 p.m.
In addition to the October tour, two more Pen to Palette events are planned for the fall. A discussion of
"Loving Frank" by Nancy Horan at WCDPL is set for Nov. 9 at 7 p.m., and will be followed by an
"Art, Architecture and Behind the Scenes" tour of TMA on Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. The availability of
free round trip transportation to the museum will be provided for this program is to be announced later.

The final fall Pen to Palette pairing will be a book discussion of "The Glassblower of Murano"
by Marina Fiorato on Dec. 7 at 7p.m. at WCDPL, followed by a special tour of the TMA Glass Pavilion on
Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. Transportation to the museum for this event is on your own.
To assist TMA in preparing for the museum tours, registration is required for these free programs. For
more information, call Mary Boone at WCDPL at (419) 352-5104.

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