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Picture Book Journey: Writing/Illustrating to Production

Sunday April 26, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
Categories: Writing; Author Event;

Are you interested in writing or illustrating children's picture books? How do you go from an idea to creation to publication?

Author Chris Jespersen and illustrator Josie Toney will discuss their journey creating Georgia ABCs: A Finding Milo Book. Published by ...
Cost: Free

Women in the Space Industry

Sunday March 15, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
Categories: Guest Lecture; Education Laura Forczyk will discuss women in the space sector focusing on women astronauts and women leaders both in industry and in government. The exciting time period we're in has given us women commercial astronauts as well as government astronauts. She will end her p...
Cost: Free

The American Colonization Movement to Liberia

Monday February 24, 2020 07:00 pm EST
Categories: Guest Lecture;

How did a slave rebellion in Virginia give birth to racial nationalism in America, leading to the foundation of Liberia by the American Colonization Society? How did this nineteenth-century history shape the country’s current troubled legacy?

Dr. Gnimbin A. Ouattara, Assis...
Cost: Free

How To Write A Children’s Book for Today’s Market with Lola M. Schaefer

Sunday January 19, 2020 02:00 pm EST
In this free, 90-minute workshop with award-winning author Lola M. Schaefer, writers will brainstorm marketable ideas, practice the elements of craft, and work on character, plot, and conflict. Whether you’re interested in writing picture books, easy readers, or middle grade novels, you will walk aw...
Cost: Free

Ancient Egypt - Great Civilizations

Monday September 23, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
The ancient Egyptians are most famous for their elaborate funerary preparations, but these practices were only a small part of a broader Egyptian worldview in which the practices not only made sense, but were regarded as absolutely necessary. This talk explores the ways in which the ancient Egypti...
Cost: Free

Teen Writers Club

Tuesday September 10, 2019 12:00 am EDT
This club for teens and young adults in grades 6 and up meets twice a month. Writing tips, strategies and writing samples will be shared.

Come and meet fellow writers who share your passion! No registration required.

Cost: Free

What Made Wyatt Earp Tick?

Wednesday August 14, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Categories: Library Events

What drives a simple farmer’s son to become a legend of the American West?

Explore the history of Wyatt Earp’s life with Mark Warren, author of the forthcoming historical novel Promised Land, the final installment of the Wyatt Earp: An American Odyssey trilogy. Warren wi...
Cost: free

In Abundance: Journey from Self Discovery to Self-Publishing With Community Author Shanna Swenson

Saturday July 13, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Join community author, Shanna Swenson, as she discusses her books, what inspired her to write them and her personal journey of self discovery and self-publishing. She will be available to sign her books at the end of the discussion. Books will be available for sale.
Cost: Free

Cherokee Medicine with author Mark Warren

Wednesday July 10, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Mark Warren, author of Secrets of the Forest, shares some of the plants that were used by the Cherokee for their common ailments, ranging from minor cuts, stings, head lice, and rashes to gall stones, dysentery, nausea, and skin cancer. Techniques for field preparations will be included.
Cost: Free

H.G. Wells: Bringing Literature to Life

Sunday June 9, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
The science fiction of H.G. Wells is brought brilliantly to life by historian and spirited lecturer Sloane Meyer. From beloved masterpieces like The Time Machine and Invisible Man to The War of the Worlds, that perennial classic about an alien invasion that struck fear in the heart of a nation, Meye...
Cost: Free

Screenwriting 101 with Michael Lucker

Sunday April 14, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Michael Lucker, lecturer of film and digital media at the University of North Georgia (UNG), will share what he's learned working as a professional screenwriter in Hollywood to help participants develop the skills they need to tell great stories, as well as a base of knowledge to succeed in the film...
Cost: Free

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