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Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Williamson County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 4:00-5:00
 Join us for Teen Advisory Group to help plan our next month of events!
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Janice Keck Literary
Main Library
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join us for a reception honoring the winners of the 2017 Janice Keck Literary Awards. Meet the authors, learn about their award-winning books, and enjoy some light refreshments.

OUR WINNERS:

Children's Picture Book
Holly Achurch, "A Tennessee Breeze"

Poetry
Ramon Presson, "Voice Lessons"

Fiction
Katie Shands, "Finding Franklin"

Nonfiction
James K. Turner, "The Battlefield Guide to Life: War Stories and Life Lessons from Julius Caesar to Sergeant York"

F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Nolensville
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 5:30 PM
Adults - come to us with a knowledge of basic crochet stitches to make this quick and easy coffee cup coaster. We'll provide the scrap yarn in a variety of colors. You provide your own crochet hook. Size H will make an average size coaster. A larger hook will produce a larger coaster; a smaller hook will produce a coaster for decorative purposes. Sponsored by Friends of Nolensville Public Library.
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Fairview
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 6 PM
Holiday magic with Bruce Amato
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Nolensville
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 10:30 AM

Princess Belle will be here for and interactive storytime with singing, and dancing.

Sponsored by Friends of the Nolensville Library.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 3:30-5:00
Anime Club is BACK! Stop by for a showing of WOLF CHILDREN! Like what you see – join our Anime Club and help us pick out future showings!
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Adult Board Game Nig
Main Library
Thursday, Dec. 14, 6:00 p.m.

Are you having trouble finding a game partner?  Bored of your games and want to play new ones?  We have the group for you!  Join the Adult board Game Night group—make new friends and learn new games.  We play Balderdash, Fact or Crap, Apples to Apples, Scruples, Outburst and more!  Feel free to bring your own game(s), too! 

 

We meet in the Williamson Room, on the second floor, behind the Special Collections Department.  Ask at the Reference Deck for directions.

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Snuggle Bug Baby Lap
Main Library
Friday, Dec. 15, 10:00 am
Join us for this special interactive story time for parents, caregivers, and babies (0 to 18 months). Let's learn to love reading with songs, books, action rhymes, and more. Bring on the babies, and we'll bring on the early literacy fun. C'mon, let's play our way to reading success!
 
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Writer’s Criti
Main Library
Saturday, Dec. 16, 10:30 a.m.
The Writers' Critique Group is held at the Main Library on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10:30 am until noon to provide adult authors with serious, courteous critique of their work.   These meetings are not held in the Meeting Room.  Ask at the Circulation Desk for location.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Saturday, Dec. 16, 2:00-4:00
Show off your skills at our monthly Strategy Club. We play various strategy games including Risk, Stratego, and Chess.   
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Jr. Chess Club @ Mai
Main Library
Saturday, Dec. 16, 3:00 to 4:30 pm
Yes, We Have Chess!  Junior Chess Club, for ages 12 yrs & under.  All skill levels welcome.  Come and meet your new Chess mentor, Dr. Dan.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 4:00-6:00
Get into the holiday spirit and watch THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS with us in the Teen Room!   
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Nolensville
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 4:00 PM-7:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays with us. Enjoy finger foods and punch. Musical entertainment provided by guitarist Jackson Thatcher and singer Ben VanMaarth from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Funded by Friends of the Nolensville Library.

Sponsored by Friends of the Nolensville LIbrary.
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Best Reads Book Disc
Main Library
Thursday, Dec. 21, 1:00

Best Reads Book Group meets then third Thursday of each month at 1:00 in the Williamson Room on the library's second floor.  They have been meeting at the library for quite a few years and are always happy to welcome new members.

Their upcoming titles are:

 October 19                 The Color of Water by James McBride  

November 16             The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah  

December 21              Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash   

2018

January 18                   The Door by Magda Szabo (Reading the New York Review of Books Classics translation)  

F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Nolensville
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 10:30 AM

A fun, entertaining, and rambunctious storytime with lots of singing, music, and interactivity. No craft or snack today.

 

Sponsored by Friends of the Nolensville Library.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Thursday, Jan. 4, 4:00-5:00
Join us as we trim the tree, hang the lights, and more, to make our Teen Room festive for the holiday season! BONUS: Bring your cookie decorating skills (and your appetite) and decorate cookies for the holidays! We provide the materials, you provide the creativity!
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Monday, Jan. 8, 5-7pm
Calling Crafty Adults! Do you like to be creative and enjoy crafts and DIYs? Then, join us in the meeting room for our Adult Craft Program. We're going to make incredibly useful and sturdy T-shirt Tote Bags (no sewing required)! It'll be something new and unique, it's free and you might make some new friends!

This program is designed for adults 18 and up. Scissors will be provided but please bring a T-shirt to turn into a tote bag. Registration Required.
Hope to see you there!
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Adult Board Game Nig
Main Library
Thursday, Jan. 11, 6:00 p.m.

Are you having trouble finding a game partner?  Bored of your games and want to play new ones?  We have the group for you!  Join the Adult board Game Night group—make new friends and learn new games.  We play Balderdash, Fact or Crap, Apples to Apples, Scruples, Outburst and more!  Feel free to bring your own game(s), too! 

 

We meet in the Williamson Room, on the second floor, behind the Special Collections Department.  Ask at the Reference Deck for directions.

F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Nolensville
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 1:00 PM
Play Mexican Train Dominoes with a group from 1:00-4:00. Snacks served. They meet the 3rd Tuesday of every month.
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Best Reads Book Disc
Main Library
Thursday, Jan. 18, 1:00

Best Reads Book Group meets then third Thursday of each month at 1:00 in the Williamson Room on the library's second floor.  They have been meeting at the library for quite a few years and are always happy to welcome new members.

Their upcoming titles are:

 October 19                 The Color of Water by James McBride  

November 16             The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah  

December 21              Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash   

2018

January 18                   The Door by Magda Szabo (Reading the New York Review of Books Classics translation)  

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