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August 2015
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Pre-School Storytime

August 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week for 12 weeks

Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Barbara Davis launches her new novel Summer at Hideaway Key

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

From the author of The Wishing Tide comes a stunning new novel about two summers, one journal, and the secrets that can break and open our hearts…. Pragmatic, independent Lily St. Claire has never been a beachgoer. But when her late father leaves her a small house on Hideaway Key—one neither her mother nor she knew he owned—she’s determined to visit the sleepy spit of land along Florida’s Gulf Coast. Expecting a quaint cottage, Lily instead finds a bungalow with…

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Pre-School Storytime

August 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week for 12 weeks

Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Flyleaf YA Book club discusses Anything Could Happen

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Flyleaf YA Book club discusses Anything Could Happen Whether you’re an actual “young adult” or an older adult who appreciates a good YA novel, join us for our young adult book club. The past several meetings have been lively and enthusiastic – there may be some contention about the books themselves, but we’ve got snacks and libations on hand to cool off the debate. Dare I say, this is one of the most easy-going and fun groups of readers in…

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Michael Swanwick discusses his new Sci-Fi novel Chasing the Phoenix

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mon 8/17, 7pm – 8pm Michael Swanwick discusses his new Sci-Fi novel Chasing the Phoenix A science fiction masterpiece from a five-time Hugo Award winner! In the distant future, Surplus arrives in China dressed as a Mongolian shaman, leading a yak which carries the corpse of his friend, Darger. The old high-tech world has long since collapsed, and the artificial intelligences that ran it are outlawed and destroyed. Or so it seems. Darger and Surplus, a human and a genetically…

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David Payne discusses his new memoir Barefoot to Avalon in conversation with Steven Petrow

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wed 8/19, 7pm – 8pm David Payne discusses his new memoir Barefoot to Avalon in conversation with Steven Petrow In 2000, while moving his household from Vermont to North Carolina, David Payne watched from his rearview mirror as his younger brother, George A., driving behind him in a two-man convoy of rental trucks, lost control of his vehicle, fishtailed and flipped over in the road, and died instantly. Soon thereafter, David’s career came to a standstill, his marriage disintegrated, and…

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Pre-School Storytime

August 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week for 12 weeks

Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Martha Ertman discusses her new book, Love’s Promises: How Formal and Informal Contracts Shape All Kinds of Families

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Martha Ertman discusses her new book, Love’s Promises: How Formal and Informal Contracts Shape All Kinds of Families In Love’s Promises, law professor Martha Ertman delves into the legal cases, anecdotes, and history of family law to show that love comes in different packages—each shaped by different contracts—which family law should and sometimes does recognize. Beginning with Ertman’s own story about becoming part of a family of two moms and a dad raising a child, she then shows that many…

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Pre-School Storytime

August 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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September 2015
Free

Pre-School Storytime

September 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week for 12 weeks

Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Craig McLaughlin discusses his memoir Passing On Curves: While Death Rides Shotgun

September 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Thu 9/3, 5:30pm – 6:30pm Craig McLaughlin discusses his memior Passing On Curves: While Death Rides Shotgun In gripping essays from his stage performances, McLaughlin travels a road where death lurks around every turn. At birth, he almost bleeds to death because of hemophilia. Surviving to adolescence, he finds himself on an exotic animal farm where humans can be more menacing than the tigers. With fierce, sometimes reckless, determination he reaches early adulthood, then contracts HIV from contaminated blood products.…

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Nancie McDermott discusses her new cookbook Southern Soups and Stews

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tue 9/8, 7pm – 8pm Nancie McDermott discusses her new cookbook Southern Soups and Stews Home cooks throughout the American South treasure time-honored recipes for hearty soups and satisfying stews savored year after year. Often passed down through the generations, the dishes detailed in this book are cherished and shared at family gatherings, holiday feasts, and community suppers throughout the seasons. These recipes serve up soups and stews seasoned with history—from Nathalie Dupree’s Lowcountry Okra and Shrimp Gumbo to Summer…

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Gilbert Gaul discusses his new book Billion Dollar Ball: A Journey Through the Big-Money Culture of College Football

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wed 9/9, 7pm – 8pm Gilbert Gaul discusses his new book Billion Dollar Ball: A Journey Through the Big-Money Culture of College Football Over the past decade college football has not only doubled in size, but its elite programs have become a $2.5-billion-a-year entertainment business, with lavishly paid coaches, lucrative television deals, and corporate sponsors eager to slap their logos on everything from scoreboards to footballs and uniforms.  Profit margins among the top football schools range from 60% to 75%—results…

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Pre-School Storytime

September 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week for 12 weeks

Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Matthew Neill Null discusses his debut novel Honey from the Lion; Introduction by Allan Gurganus

September 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Mon 9/14: Workshop 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Reading/Signing 7pm–8pm Matthew Neill Null discusses his debut novel Honey from the Lion; Introduction by Allan Gurganus In this lyrical and suspenseful debut novel, a turn-of-the-century logging company decimates ten thousand acres of virgin forest in the West Virginia Alleghenies—and transforms a brotherhood of timber wolves into revolutionaries. After fleeing his childhood farm in the wake of scandal, Cur Greathouse arrives at the Cheat River Paper & Pulp Company’s Blackpine camp, where an unlikely…

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Ron Rash discusses his new novel, Above the Waterfall

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tue 9/15, 7pm – 8pm Ron Rash discusses his new novel, Above the Waterfall In this poetic and haunting tale set in contemporary Appalachia, New York Times bestselling author Ron Rash illuminates lives shaped by violence and a powerful connection to the land. Les, a long-time sheriff just three-weeks from retirement, contends with the ravages of crystal meth and his own duplicity in his small Appalachian town. Becky, a park ranger with a harrowing past, finds solace amid the lyrical…

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Pre-School Storytime

September 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week for 12 weeks

Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Austin Kleon discusses his new book The Steal Like An Artist Journal

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sat 9/19, 11am – 12pm Austin Kleon discusses his new book The Steal Like An Artist Journal with a presentation, Q&A, and signing From the New York Times bestselling author of Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work! comes an interactive journal and all-in-one logbook to get your creative juices flowing, and keep a record of your ideas and discoveries. Austin will do a 15-20 minute slideshow and talk on the creative benefits of keeping a daily notebook, focusing…

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