Calendar

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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Southern Ghost Stori
Main Library
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
From sprawling plantations to our charming Town Square, tales of ghostly activity are around every corner in Franklin! Come and meet Allen Sircy, author of Southern Ghost Stories - Franklin, Tennessee. After Allen's presentation featuring local ghost stories, there will be an opportunity to purchase books and get them autographed. We're sure you won't want to miss this thrilling event!

Registration for this event is not required but is appreciated. We would love to know you're coming!
Books are $20, but it is not necessary to purchase a book to attend the presentation. Sponsored by Special Collections at WCPL.
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Virtual Meditation P
Virtual Program
Tuesday, Nov. 9, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Medical research has uncovered amazing facts about meditation and the body-mind-spirit connection. Join Nirav Sheth to learn how mediation can be used to minimize the effects of stress and speed healing. Learn the tools needed to make meditation part of daily life. The program will include a “meditation sitting” and a question-and-answer discussion period.

Nirav is a Certified Life Coach specializing in mental fitness and life planning services to increase happiness and fulfillment in people’s lives. He is the Founder and President of Stratosphere, whose mission is to take individuals and businesses to new heights. Prior to that he spent 25 years in the medical device industry. At Medtronic, one of the world's largest medical device companies, he served in leadership roles in general management, marketing and program management. Nirav has a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering.
Nirav has been conducting meditation classes at various locations in the Minnesota area as well as in different parts of the country for 10 years. He has been practicing meditation for over 15 years. He lives with his wife and two children in the Minneapolis area.

We’re delighted to offer this program ONLINE so everyone can safely participate at home. The day before the event we’ll send a link to join via Zoom on your phone, tablet or computer. Please check your email when registering so you’ll be sure to get the link.

 

Leiper's Fork
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 10:30 Am

For Children ages 3-5
Theme: Halloween Howl
Join us for songs, stories, nursery rhymes, and crafts.

This program is designed so you and your child can participate together,

So if you’re ready for some fun, these classes start promptly at 10:30 Am on Tuesdays!

This is a free program and is open to the public.

Bethesda
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 10:30-11:30 a.m. & 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Story Time @ Both Branches: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Bethesda and Thursdays at 10:30 at College Grove. Both Branches are back to offering story time every week and now the weekly program is offered three times for your convenience. Come and join in for stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers.

Leiper's Fork
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 10:30 Am

***PLEASE REGISTER***
For children 18-35 months
Theme: Halloween Howl

Join us for songs, stories, nursery rhymes, and crafts.

This program is designed so you and your child can participate together, so if you’re ready for some fun, these classes start promptly at 10:30 Am on Wednesdays!

This is a free program and registration is required.

To Register: Call (615)794-7019, or come to the Leipers Fork Public Library during regular business hours.

Nolensville
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 10:30 AM
Join us for an informal play time for ages 0-18 months and get to know other caregivers in the area while the babies socialize. Older siblings are welcome.
Teen Movie Afternoon
Main Library
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 3:30 pm
Join us after school for a viewing of the classic spooky movie Hocus Pocus!
College Grove
Thursday, Oct. 28, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Story Time @ Both Branches: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Bethesda and Thursdays at 10:30 at College Grove. Both Branches are back to offering story time every week and now the weekly program is offered three times for your convenience. Come and join in for stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers.

Nolensville
Thursday, Oct. 28, 10:30 AM
Join us for songs and stories with Miss Lindsay!
Leiper's Fork
Thursday, Oct. 28, 4:30 Pm

This class will focus on the basics of quilting and will work on a crib sized nine patch quilt.
Please register by visiting or calling the Leipers Fork Public Library during business hours; or email us at leipersfork.library@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. Physical supply lists are available at the library front desk.

Nolensville
Friday, Oct. 29, 10:30 AM
Join us for songs and stories with Miss Lindsay!
Main Library
Friday, Oct. 29, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The OverDrive app is retiring in February!  Everyone will be downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks on their smart phones or tablets using the Libby app. Bring your device and your library card with you for a hands-on demonstration of the setup and downloading process.

All Library programs are free and open to the public. Call the Library at 615-595-1243 or email
reference.library@williamsoncounty-tn.gov if you have questions or want to cancel a registration. Please note that classes with fewer than 4 registered to attend will be canceled.

Nolensville Needlers
Nolensville
Friday, Oct. 29, 3-5 PM
Join us for an informal needlework circle for adults every Friday from 3:00-5:00. Whether you knit, crochet, quilt, embroider, or needlepoint, everyone who creates textiles with a needle is welcome. Bring your own materials. Come chat, share, and learn with us in one of the original makerspace ways!
Main Library
Monday, Nov. 1, 5:00 PM
Learn some ways to utilize Microsoft Suite tools in your everyday life and with small useful projects with our Useful Bytes Computer Class series.

This month we'll learn how to use Microsoft Excel to make a meal planning calendar for daily use. We'll learn how to add various options, including ways to use formulas in Excel to keep track of calories, food inventory, grocery expenses. We'll also learn how to make this calendar available and editable on your computer and mobile devices using Google Sheets, so you can make a grocery list on your compuer at home, and open it on your phone at the grocery store, or add the calories from your lunch out to the calendar.

Some knowledge of how to use a computer or other mobile device will be required, but the Excel will be done step by step. Complete beginners should first take Introduction to Computers 101.
College Grove
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
At the art club we do different things on the first Tuesday of each month; everything from painting and crafts to drawing prompts. There are three tables with different things to do at each, and something that will suit all age levels from teens to younger children. Our October theme is monster crafts, and be sure to come back in November for a fall themed afternoon.  All ages are welcome.
Leiper's Fork
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 10:30 Am

For Children ages 3-5
Theme: One Monkey Too Many
Join us for songs, stories, nursery rhymes, and crafts.

This program is designed so you and your child can participate together,

So if you’re ready for some fun, these classes start promptly at 10:30 Am on Tuesdays!

This is a free program and is open to the public.

Bethesda
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 10:30-11:30 a.m. & 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Story Time @ Both Branches: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Bethesda and Thursdays at 10:30 at College Grove. Both Branches are back to offering story time every week and now the weekly program is offered three times for your convenience. Come and join in for stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers.

Leiper's Fork
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 10:30 Am

***PLEASE REGISTER***
For children 18-35 months
Theme: One Monkey Too Many

Join us for songs, stories, nursery rhymes, and crafts.

This program is designed so you and your child can participate together, so if you’re ready for some fun, these classes start promptly at 10:30 Am on Wednesdays!

This is a free program and registration is required.

To Register: Call (615)794-7019, or come to the Leipers Fork Public Library during regular business hours.

College Grove
Thursday, Nov. 4, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Story Time @ Both Branches: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Bethesda and Thursdays at 10:30 at College Grove. Both Branches are back to offering story time every week and now the weekly program is offered three times for your convenience. Come and join in for stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers.

Bethesda
Thursday, Nov. 4, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Zoom Meeting
The Bethesda book club will be meeting virtually to discuss the book The Alice Netwiork by Kate Quinn . Please contact the library to get an invitation to the virtual meeting. November 4th they will be discussing American Dirt by Jenine Cummins and for December 2nd they are reading One Day in December by Josie Silver.
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