Bloomsday Book Giveaway
GLOBAL BOOK GIVEAWAY
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF IRELAND
JUNE 16 | ALL-DAY
Bloomsday celebrates Thursday, June 16, 1904, the day depicted in James Joyce’s novel Ulysses. The day is named after Leopold Bloom, the central character in Ulysses. The novel follows the life and thoughts of Leopold Bloom and a host of other characters – real and fictional – from 8 am on June 16 1904 through to the early hours of the following morning.
This Bloomsday, in celebration of Irish writers, and in partnership with the Consulate General of Ireland
we are giving the gift of Irish literature.
Stop by Browseaboout | 9 AM - 9 PM at the book desk or Lewes Public Library | 10 AM - 8 PM at the circulation desk to pick up your copy of A Portrait of a Young Man or Dubliners. One book per person, while supplies last.
Learn More about Bloomsday http://www.bloomsdayfestival.ie/whatisbloomsday
Check out the Lewes Library's Bloomsday Booklist | https://bit.ly/Bloomsday_Booklist
Bloomsday celebrations often include dressing up like characters from the book and in clothes that would have been the style of the era. One of the hallmark fancy dress items of Bloomsday is the straw boater hat. Celebrations come in many different forms like readings, performances and visiting the places and establishments referenced in the book.