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Events and classes for those interested in literature, poetry and writing.

Upcoming events (5+)

Scribblers Writing Group

Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A

Adult creative writers of any level and genre are invited to bring their best work or come and be inspired! Scribblers meets every 4th Thursday of every month unless otherwise specified on the calendar.

Rhythm & Rhymes Series: Carl Sandburg

Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A

Dr. John Akers will perform music beloved by poet Carl Sandburg on the Spanish guitar, and will recite some of Sandburg’s best guitar inspired writings.

The Female Perspective Book Club

Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A

You know Faulkner, Twain, Hemingway, and Tolstoy, but do you wish you knew more about Angelou, Atwood, Morrison, and Woolf? Explore celebrated female authors' lives, works and related special topics. May book selection is Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee.

Meet the Authors: Sharon Swanson and Samia Serageldin

Five Forks Branch Library

Join authors Samia Serageldin, Sharon Swanson, E. C. “Redge” Hanes, and Margaret Rich as they discuss their collection of essays, Mothers and Strangers. Mothers and Strangers will be available for purchase at the event. To note: author Lee Smith was originally scheduled to be at this event, but Sharon Swanson will be attending in her place.

Past events (98)

Rhythm & Rhymes Series: Jazz & Poetry

Five Forks Branch Library

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