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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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Goodwill Career Solu
Main Library
Wednesday, May. 27, 10:00 -11:00 a.m
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Is your resume standing out? Are you getting call backs from your interviews. Come to the Career Solutions workshop to learn 50 of the most common mistakes that job seeker make.

Shannon Duke, Career Counselor at Goodwill Career Solutions will serve as facilitator. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Franklin Goodwill Career Solutions.
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Escape the Ordinary
Main Library
Friday, May. 29, 6:00 pm
We are showing the classic movie Sergeant York, starring Gary Cooper as the heroic World War I soldier from Tennessee.  We are having a special program on Sergeant York on Tuesday, June 2 at 2:00; Park Ranger Justin Rexrode will reenact York's life in the army.  For monre information on this program, click here:  http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=7792&EventID=246058&PK=

The movie is unrated and was released in 1941.  Running time is 134 minutes. 
Special features included on the DVD: Commentary by film historian Jeanine Basinger; 2 insightful documentaries; classic cartoon "Porky's preview"; vintage short "Lions for sale" and a Gary Cooper movies trailer gallery.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Saturday, May. 30, 2:00-4:00
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Join in on the fun that is our TEEN ADVISORY GROUP! You’ll get to pick books, anime, and dvds for our collection, help us plan programs for the Teen Department, and work on special projects that cater to YOUR interests and talents!

For ages 12-18

In the TEEN ROOM on the 2nd floor

 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Tuesday, Jun. 2, 4:00-6:00 (Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16 & 23, 4:00-6:00pm)
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Explore the world of robotics with our Lego Mindstorm Club!  Under the guidance of Columbia State University Robotics professor Alan Fisher, teens will develop, build and program LEGO Mindstorms robots. T* LIMITED REGISTRATION*  

For ages 12-18
In the TEEN ROOM on the 2nd floor
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Goodwill Career Solu
Main Library
Wednesday, Jun. 3, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
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 If the old adage, it's not what you know, but who you know," rings true, then networking can put you a step above the rest in your job search. Learn the importance and the how to for networking at job fairs and various events as well as social media opportunities such as LinkedIn.

Shannon Duke, Career Counselor at Goodwill Career Solutions will serve as facilitator. Light refreshments will be served. Join us in the meeting room for this free workshop. Sponsored by Franklin Goodwill Career Solutions.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Wednesday, Jun. 3, 2:30-5:30
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Want to be a hero? Join the quest this summer, as the Teen Library presents "An Introduction to Dungeons & Dragons," the classic game of fantasy storytelling.

For ages 12-18
In the TEEN ROOM on the 2nd floor
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Escape the Ordinary:
Main Library
Saturday, Jun. 6, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
We will show TED talks about people who are thinkcing outside to box and working toward changing a little (or big) part of the world.  Definitely food for thought!

Some of the talks include how to save the rainforest with a cell phone, the uses of sonar, how stress can be helpful and more!
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The Crockett Legacy
Main Library
Monday, Jun. 8, 6:30 p.m.
Mary Watkins and Fount Smothers, both his descendants, will talk about one of our local historic heroes and first settlers, Andrew Crockett.  They will also bring historical items for “show and tell.”
             
Andrew Crockett was born in 1745 in Virginia; his Huguenot ancestors had fled France fearing religious persecution. He moved to Fort Chiswell, in SW Virginia, and made long rifles from iron he himself mined and smelted. He sold these rifles to Long Hunters and pioneers coming down the Wilderness Road and heading off into what would become Kentucky and Tennessee.  Many of the “Over the Mountain Men” who routed the British at the battles of King’s Mountain and Cowpens, did so with Crockett rifles. 
 
He served in the Virginia colonial militia and also under George Rogers Clark, fighting to protect the Northwest Territory from the British; in recognition of his services, he was able to choose 640 acres (one “section”) of land from Judge Richard Henderson’s Transylvania Land Company. Andrew chose his “section” on the Little Harpeth “creek” including what is now Crockett Park and Crockett School. 
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Tuesday, Jun. 9, 4:00-6:00 (Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16 & 23, 4:00-6:00pm)
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Explore the world of robotics with our Lego Mindstorm Club!  Under the guidance of Columbia State University Robotics professor Alan Fisher, teens will develop, build and program LEGO Mindstorms robots. T* LIMITED REGISTRATION*  

For ages 12-18
In the TEEN ROOM on the 2nd floor
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2:30-5:30
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Want to be a hero? Join the quest this summer, as the Teen Library presents "An Introduction to Dungeons & Dragons," the classic game of fantasy storytelling.

For ages 12-18
In the TEEN ROOM on the 2nd floor
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Saturday, Jun. 13, 2:00-4:00
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Join us as we watch an anime, discuss, and eat snacks!  
For ages 12-18
In the TEEN ROOM on the 2nd floor
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Escape the Ordinary
Main Library
Monday, Jun. 15, 6:00 pm
Yes, you read correctly.  We decided to go out of this world to escape the ordinary!  We'll have Fred Kepner, an Education Specialist at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.   He’ll update us about Mars and the Curiosity Rover, the International Space Station, the Space Launch System and the future of Mars exploration as of 2015.  He may talk about where the scientists are in their planning of colonies on Mars, and other long range plans.  He’ll bring pictures of the Mars Rover and discus its findings.  Come with questions and be prepared to learn about the Red Planet.

 

F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Tuesday, Jun. 16, 4:00-6:00 (Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16 & 23, 4:00-6:00pm)
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Explore the world of robotics with our Lego Mindstorm Club!  Under the guidance of Columbia State University Robotics professor Alan Fisher, teens will develop, build and program LEGO Mindstorms robots. T* LIMITED REGISTRATION*  

For ages 12-18
In the TEEN ROOM on the 2nd floor
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Goodwill Career Solu
Main Library
Wednesday, Jun. 17, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Sponsored by Franklin Goodwill Career Solutions.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Wednesday, Jun. 17, 2:30-5:30
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Want to be a hero? Join the quest this summer, as the Teen Library presents "An Introduction to Dungeons & Dragons," the classic game of fantasy storytelling.

For ages 12-18
In the TEEN ROOM on the 2nd floor
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Saturday, Jun. 20, 2:00-4:00
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Show off your skills at our monthly Chess & Strategy Club! We play various strategy games in addition to Chess! Bonus: Chess Champion Amber Bell will be on hand to give game-winning tips and tricks!

For ages 12-18
In the TEEN ROOM on the 2nd floor
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Tuesday, Jun. 23, 4:00-6:00 (Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16 & 23, 4:00-6:00pm)
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Explore the world of robotics with our Lego Mindstorm Club!  Under the guidance of Columbia State University Robotics professor Alan Fisher, teens will develop, build and program LEGO Mindstorms robots. T* LIMITED REGISTRATION*  

For ages 12-18
In the TEEN ROOM on the 2nd floor
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Wednesday, Jun. 24, 2:30-5:30
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Want to be a hero? Join the quest this summer, as the Teen Library presents "An Introduction to Dungeons & Dragons," the classic game of fantasy storytelling.

For ages 12-18
In the TEEN ROOM on the 2nd floor
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Thursday, Jun. 25, 4:00-5:00
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Presented by The Adventure Science Center join us as we welcome Larry Dunlap and his crew of scientists to the TEEN ROOM! We will be exploring nanotechnology (what happens when you make things tiny), through various hands on experiments! *LIMITED REGISTRATION*

For ages 12-18
In the TEEN ROOM on the 2nd floor
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Escape the Ordinary
Main Library
Saturday, Jun. 27, 1:00 p.m.
Jana Andronowski will return to talk about Forensic Anthropology Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, what many people know as The Body Farm.
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