Animated Fun with William Joyce, October 25

Read books, eat cookies, watch movies with Oscar-winner William Joyce

Fantastic Flying BooksFriends of the SMU Libraries President Samuel H. Childers, Jr. ’97 and Centennial Special Events Chair Linda Pitts Custard ’60, ’99 invite you to a Year of the Library special event: Animated Fun with William Joyce

There will be a discussion of Joyce’s works led by Film Professor Sean Griffin and a screening of the short film “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore,” followed by a milk-and-cookies reception, book signing and children’s activities.

Time: Friday, October 25, 2013
Date: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Centennial Hall, Hughes-Trigg Student Center

About the event:

William JoyceAs part of The Second Century Celebration, SMU is commemorating the Year of the Library, the 100th anniversary of the founding of the University’s first library in 1913. Join William Joyce ’81, Academy Award-winning filmmaker, bestselling author and grand marshal of our Homecoming Parade, for a discussion of his works and a special screening of his Oscar-winning short film, “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.”

Books by William Joyce including his newest book,
The Mischievians, will be available for purchase.

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Year of the Library at SMUSMU is commemorating the Year of the Library, the 100th anniversary of the 1913 creation of University’s first library, the hiring of the first librarian and the acquisition of its first book.

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