From the 1860s until the mid-20th century, the novels of Jules Verne and Herbert George Wells, sparked the imaginations of untold millions of readers. Through adventure, romance and science, Verne and Wells sought to entertain and challenge readers. This program looks at the lives of each writer and then focuses on five seminal works and their often trail-blazing ideas and themes that continue to inspire writers and scientists: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, From the Earth to the Moon, The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds and First Men in the Moon. What novel by Verne or Wells has sparked your imagination?
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The Library makes no warranties and/or representations concerning virtual and in-person programs. Your decision to participate in the programs is an express consent on your part to waive any and all claims against the Library which may result from said participation and hereby release and discharge the Jericho Public Library from any and all liabilities.
Jericho Public Library strives to create respectful and family-friendly experiences both in-person and virtually using Zoom. Please do not share any Zoom links. You must be registered to be admitted to the Zoom programs. In order to facilitate presentations, a library staff member will co-host. The host may or may not, at their discretion, enable visual and chat participation. We ask that all participants in library programs be mindful and polite. Guests who are disruptive or otherwise do not conduct themselves in a respectful manner may be removed from the program.
When using a PC for a virtual program, you will need to download Zoom software before the program begins. When using a mobile device, please download the Zoom app on your device and create your own Zoom account for easiest convenience.
We thank you in advance for your courtesy.