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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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Best Reads Book Disc
Main Library
Thursday, Oct. 19, 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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Snuggle Bug Baby Lap
Main Library
Friday, Oct. 20, 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!
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Friday, Oct. 20, 4:00-5:00
Stop by and make some art and some new friends! Bring your materials or use our sketchbooks and colored pencils! 
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Writer’s Criti
Main Library
Saturday, Oct. 21, 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, Oct. 21, 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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Family Board Game Af
Main Library
Saturday, Oct. 21, 3:00 -- 4:30 pm
Play Candyland, Scrabble, Chess and more!  Drop in any time between 3:00 and 4:30 pm.  Everyone is invited!

** Note:  We will be starting Jr. Chess Club back up in December with a new Chess mentor.
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Folk Musician Camero
Main Library
Saturday, Oct. 21, 4:00 p.m.

Cameron Sutphin, local folk musician, will give a free concert in the library meeting room on Saturday, October 21.  He’ll sing his own original songs and some of your favorites.  Se sure to drop by and listen!

F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4:00-6:00

Stop by the Teen Room after school and join us for the movie TANGLED!

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Rick Warwick Present
Main Library
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 6 p.m.
County Historian Rick Warwick celebrates 217 years on the Franklin Public Square with a pictorial history. An evolution of buildings, businesses and personalities will be explored through period photographs. Franklin's beautiful square has witnessed political rallies, Interurban trolley cars, Blue Ribbon Day Parades and several marching armies. Be prepared for a ninety minute travel back in time.  Sponsored by Special Collections.
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 In Concert - Belmon
Main Library
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 6 p.m.

Belmont University’s Student String Quartets will present a free concert in the library's meeting room. This exciting performance will feature Belmont’s two student string quartet ensembles: the Classical String Quartet and the Jazz String Quartet.  The event is co-sponsored by the Williamson County Public Library and Columbia State Community College.

 

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Snuggle Bug Baby Lap
Main Library
Friday, Oct. 27, 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!
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 4:00-5:00

Stop by the TEEN ROOM before you go out trick or treating! Come in costume, and enjoy board games and some candy! We’ll have Jenga, Scrabble, Chess, Guesstures and more out for everyone to play! 

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Snuggle Bug Baby Lap
Main Library
Friday, Nov. 3, 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!
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Writer’s Criti
Main Library
Saturday, Nov. 4, 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.
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Adult Board Game Nig
Main Library
Thursday, Nov. 9, 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, Nov. 10, 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!
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Friday, Nov. 10, 4:00-5:00
Stop by and make some art and some new friends! Bring your materials or use our sketchbooks and colored pencils! 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 4:00-5:00
Join us for Teen Advisory Group to help plan our next month of events!
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 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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Best Reads Book Disc
Main Library
Thursday, Nov. 16, 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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