Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Literary Links: Party Ideas

Party nibbles. Photography. Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016.
http://quest.eb.com/search/156_2404542/1/156_2404542/cite. Accessed 25 Aug 2016.

Some of the world's greatest parties have occurred in literature. We don't pretend to be professional party organizers, but working at the Reference Desk you learn to look things up! As we head into the final months of the year, we want to address your possible needs for parties (Halloween?), gatherings (Thanksgiving?), and other celebratory occasions.

For items from the library catalog to help with your party planning, try a subject search of "Entertaining."

Silent Reading Parties

Silent Reading Parties, the Ultimate Anti-Social Social Events, Arrive in San Francisco [Newsweek]

Host a Silent Reading Party in 7 Easy Steps [Book Riot]

Party Themes

How to Host a Vintage Library-Themed Party [Book Riot]

How to Host a Shakespeare Reading Party [Book Riot]

10 Books That Would Make Great Theme Parties [Flavorwire]

8 Literary Party Themes to Throw a Bookish-ly Fun Bash, Because Punctuation Means It's Time to Rage [Bustle]

Literature Themed Parties [Food in Literature]

How to Host an Anne of Green Gable Party [Book Riot]


Your Guide to the Ultimate Phryne Fisher Halloween Costume [Book Riot]

16 Literary Characters to Be This Halloween [Pop Sugar]

19 of the Best Literary Halloween Costumes For Book Lovers [Brit + Co]

25 Kids in Awesome Literary Costumes [Flavorwire]


Our top 5 literary party games [Picador]

11 Literary Board Games To Win Over Book Lovers at Your Next Game Night [Bustle]

Party Food

Cook Like Hermione Granger and 11 Other Ladies of Literature [Food52]

Wordy Thirty: A Literary Food-Themed Dinner Party [Kitchn]

Recipes Inspired By Our Favorite Books [HuffPost]

10 Essential Food and Literature Pairings for Your Next Dinner Party [Flavorwire]

Ten of Our Favorite Foods from Literature That You Can Actually Make Yourself [Quirk Books]

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