Saturday-Monday, March 8-10, at the Main library. Don't miss this! There will be literally THOUSANDS of new and gently used books for sale, plus various media items such as audio books, CDs, DVDs, and VHS videos. The book selection includes hardcovers, paperbacks, fiction, non-fiction, children's books, coffee table books, and even antique books. Prices range from only 50 cents to $5 each, so get your summer "beach reads" here! The Members Jump-Start Sale will be 9-10 a.m. Saturday, March 8, for Friends members only. If you would like to become a Friends member, you can join at the door before or during the booksale. Annual memberships are only $10 per individual or $15 per family. Afterward, the Booksale will be open to the general public at 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday; and also for the $5 Bag Sale at 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Monday. Bags will be provided on Monday, and you can fill as many bags as you like for only $5 each. For your convenience cash, checks, Visa, and MasterCard will be accepted.
A high-powered consultant living in Miami is sent to Minnesota to oversee the restructuring of a manufacturing plant. She receives a cold reception from the freezing weather and the locals; slowly she makes friends and after getting warmer clothing she becomes part of the community. When her company wants her to makes some changes, she has to make a game-changing decision. Starring Renee Zellweger and Harry Connick, Jr., this movie will have you laughing at cold weather situations, especially since you won't be in it.Children's Activity Room
An operatic twist on the literary classic. This contemporary retelling tackles the issue of bullying and promotes the power of kindness. The family-friendly 40-minute production is sung in English and features music from operas by Mozart, Donizetti, and Rossini. Enjoy fun sets, costumes, audience interaction, four professional opera singers, and a pianist – all members of Nashville Opera’s Mary Ragland Young Artist Program. Sponsored by The Library Foundation.
The Singers’ Theatre of Nashville invites you to a showcase of Captain Tom, a new musical based on the life, legend, and legacy of Captain Tom Ryman, the man who built the Ryman Auditorium. This musical was written by Nashville playwright John Eklond with contributions by veteran Nashville songwriters. Reservations for the free event are requested and may be made at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Planning on putting in an herb garden this spring? Then don’t miss this entertaining and informative program by Amy Dismukes, Williamson County’s new UT/ TSU Horticulture Extension Agent. Amy will show us how to grow some of these beautiful and fragrant plants, and she’ll also explain how to use herbs in companion plantings.
Some people are ready to dive right in and tackle a huge organizing job; others need to take it slow. Sara Skillen of Skillset Organizing will show you how to organize both ways while keeping your sense of humor. She will also show you how to stick with the organization plan while staying motivated no matter how big the job. Great for all ages, or anyone who needs to clean up and clean out after several months of winter.
eBooks 101 Main Library
Friday, Mar. 28 ,2:30pm - 4:30pm
There are thousands of eBooks available for you to borrow from the library through our R.E.A.D.S database for FREE! Library staff will introduce you to R.E.A.D.S. and offer device-specific instructions on how to download, so be sure to bring your eReader or laptop if you have one.
Taxes getting you down? Come see a funny version of the legendary robber always dressed in green tights and hood as only the visionary (and hilarious) Mel Brooks could create. You’ll laugh as Cary Elwes and Roger Rees continually fight over the Maid Marian. A rollicking good time and a bit of tax relief.