What the Dickens?
Celebrate the life, works and times of Charles Dickens from January through December 2014.
Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Orlando Public Library
Enjoy David Lean's film adaption of the Charles Dickens' classic novel, Great Expectations, the story of a humble orphan who becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.#...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at North Orange Branch
Inspired by What the Dickens?, Orlando's yearlong celebration of the life, works and times of Charles Dickens, we will be creating Dickens themed crafts. Registration required. Call 40...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Orlando Public Library
Inspired by What the Dickens?, Orlando's yearlong celebration of the life, works and times of Charles Dickens, we will be creating Dickens themed crafts. Registration required. Please c...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Orlando Public Library
Both Charles Dickens and Walt Disney were acutely aware of their audience, shaping popular and conventional stories into something new. Dr. Fleming will highlight some of the ways Dicke...
Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Orlando Public Library
Southern Winds Theatre presents a stage reading of "By Dickens" by David A. McElroy. This tale begins on a cold night as Charles Dickens walks the streets of London, trying to finish h...
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Library Online Resources
Satiate your curiosity and learn all about this great Victorian novelist. In addition to biographical information, features of this database include news articles, academic journals, images, audio, and links to websites.
Delve into this database and discover Dickens. The resources include literary criticism, topic and work overviews, reviews, and multimedia, to name but a few. Select "Person -By or About" and input "Charles Dickens" into the search box.
If you like Charles Dickens, try this database and discover similar authors. Enjoy read-alike authors such as Peter Carey. Use the search box at the top of the screen and input "Charles Dickens". The Read-alike list is on the right side of the page along with more search filters.
Search this digital collection for downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and videos regarding Charles Dickens. Once you have reached the homepage of OverDrive, type "Charles Dickens" in the search box located near the top of the page.
Enjoy these classic print works by this famous Victorian author.
Listen to or download your favorite Charles Dickens novel. This collection includes CD books, E-books and Playaways.
"Please sir, I want some more." Get out the popcorn and watch some of these Dickens movies.
Discover the life and times of Dickens. This collection also includes academic assessments of his stories.
Immerse yourself in Victorian times with these books and learn about life in England in the 19th century.
Investigate this website and learn everything that you ever wanted to know about Charles Dickens, or rekindle your love for this famous Victorian author.
View this detailed website dedicated to, the literary lion, Charles Dickens. In 1842 Dickens visited Lowell, Massachusetts.
Read all about Dickens and the Victorian era using this Victorian web resource.
Enjoy reading some articles from these publications. Dickens was a journalist and an editor. Many of his novels were first published in weekly journals.
Take a mini tour of Portsmouth, England, the birthplace of Dickens. Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 when Britain was still at war with Napoleonic France.
Mobile & Social
Charles Dickens Quotes
This free android app provides vintage quotations from Charles Dickens.
App for Android
What the dickens! Get this android app for only 99 cents. Dickens fans can access these six classic works featured in their entirety: A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, American Notes, Hard Times, Oliver Twist, and Three Ghost Stories.