FrankenFest

  • October 3, 2018 - October 7, 2018
  • Recurring daily
  • Monroe County Public Library
  • 303 E. Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • (812) 349-3050
  • Free

FrankenFest

October 3–7, 2018
Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s classic novel, Frankenstein!

FrankenPanel
Noted horror and sci-fi author, James Dorr, and The Lilly Library’s Franken-expert, Rebecca Baumann, talk about this classic novel. Moderated by Joan Hawkins, Indiana University professor of horror and avant-garde cinema.
Adults and age 12 & up
6–7:30 PM
Wednesday, October 3
Meeting Room 1B, first floor

FrankenFilms
Enjoy screenings of classic and transformative takes on Shelley’s masterpiece.
Adults and age 16 & up
3–4:30 PM: Frankenstein (1931, Not Rated)
4:30–6:30 PM: Young Frankenstein (1974, Rated PG)
6:30–8:30 PM: Gothic (1986, Rated R)
Thursday, October 4
Auditorium, first floor

FrankenFest
Enjoy a day at the library with Frankenstein crafts and activities, talks by local experts, a FrankenSlam poetry presentation, and a full read-through of Frankenstein with live music. This event is part of the Indiana State Library's One State/One Story program.
All ages
10 AM–6 PM
Saturday, October 6
Auditorium, first floor: Frankenstein Read Through
Meeting Room 1B, first floor: Speakers
Meeting Room 1C, first floor: Crafts and Activities

FrankenTheatre
Watch a live radio theatre adaptation of Frankenstein, presenting the creature as an intelligent being who suffered the injustice of mankind. Written and directed by Russell McGee (Big Finish Productions).
All ages
4–5:30 PM
Sunday, October 7
Auditorium, first floor

FrankenFest