ASSOCIATED WITH THE CURIOUS GEORGE EXHIBIT
1, 1999-April 30, 2000
George Comes to Hattiesburg: The Life and Work of Margret and H.
on view in room 405, McCain Library, The University of Southern
Mississippi. Hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted on this schedule of events. Open
to the public, no admission charge.
1999 - Legislative
will be open for viewing from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Open to the
1999 - First Annual de Grummond Collection Lecture.
Vice President and Publisher of the Houghton Mifflin Company, will
present "Margret and H. A. Rey: A Publisher's Perspective." Lay-Lee
Ong, a trustee of the Curious George Foundation, coexecutor of the
Rey Estate, and longtime personal friend, will share her understanding
of Margret in "Ahead of Her Time: A Celebration of the Independent
Spirit of Margret Rey." These talks will begin at 2:00 p.m. in the
new Liberal Arts Building auditorium on the USM campus, at 31st
Avenue and Pearl Street. A gallery talk by exhibit curator Dee Jones
will follow at 3:30 p.m., in room 405, McCain Library and Archives.
Open to the public, free admission.
1999 - Happy Birthday, Curious George!
George's birthday with us. 10:30 a.m. Hattiesburg
Public Library, 329 Hardy St.
13, 2000 - University of Southern Mississippi Homecoming Weekend.
will be open for viewing by the public from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
21-22, 1999 - Thirteenth Annual Holiday Book Fair.
More than four
hundred recently published books for children and young adults will
be available for examination at this browsing book fair. A bibliography
with complete ordering information will be available. The Holiday
Book Fair will take place in the same room as the exhibit; therefore,
Curious George Comes to Hattiesburg will be on view at this time,
21, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.; Monday, November 22, from 8:00 a.m.
to 5:00 p.m. Open to the public.
11, 2000 - de Grummond Lecture Series
Professor of Library Science at Louisiana State University, will
present "The Work of H.A. and Margret Rey: A Gift to the World's
Children." 2:00 p.m. the Liberal Arts Building auditorium on the
USM campus, at 31st Avenue and Pearl Street. Open to
2000 - Thirty-third Annual Children's Book Festival
Medallion winner, David Macaulay. The Festival will be held on the
USM campus. Participants may visit the exhibition during the conference.
Open to the public. Fees for various events, exhibit free of charge.
For more information
about these and other events, please call 601-266-4349 or