Library Events

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
Virtual Garden Talk
Virtual Program
Monday, Apr. 19, 1:00 - 2:00
Conservation starts at home. Learn how to turn your garden into a Certified Monarch Waystation or a Certified Wildlife Habitat. We’ll explore reasons for certifying your garden and the certification process. Help protect our birds, butterflies and other critters, as well as increase neighborhood awareness of our ecosystem.

The Williamson County Public Library and the Williamson County Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau are happy to present this program ONLINE so everyone can safely participate at home on your smart phone, tablet or computer. When you register for an online program, please include a valid email address. We will email login details the day before each event, so please be sure to check the “send email reminder” option when you register.

 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Tuesday, Apr. 27, 1:30 - 3:00

This general overview of Alzheimer’s and dementia explores the relationship be­tween Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, examines what happens in a brain affected by Alzheimer’s, identifies FDA-approved treat­ments available for some symptoms, looks at what’s on the horizon for Alzheimer’s research, and offers helpful Alzheimer’s Association resources.

 

The Williamson County Public Library and the Alzheimer’s Association Tennessee Chapter are happy to present this program ONLINE so everyone can safely participate at home on your smart phone, tablet or computer. When you register for an online program, please include a valid email address. We will email login details the day before each event, so please be sure to check the “send email reminder” option when you register. You can share questions you’d like our presenters to address during the presentation by typing them in the Special Needs box when you register.

 

F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Virtual Garden Talk
Virtual Program
Monday, May 3, 1:00 - 2:00
Tap into your imagination as we explore fairy gardens as a way to add a bit of whimsy to your home and landscape that both adults and children will love. We will learn how to use succulents, sedums and other natural elements in a fairy garden.

The Williamson County Public Library and the Williamson County Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau are happy to present this program ONLINE so everyone can safely participate at home on your smart phone, tablet or computer. When you register for an online program, please include a valid email address. We will email login details the day before each event, so please be sure to check the “send email reminder” option when you register.

 
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Read with Lucy
Main Library
Saturday, May 8, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Saturdays, May 8 & 22, 3 p.m.)
Kids ages 6 - 12 are invited to read with Lucy, a trained therapy dog. Children must be accompanied by an adult and all family members aged 12 and up are required to wear a mask. Only 1 child or family group at a time may read. Registration is required.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Read with Lucy
Main Library
Saturday, May 22, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Saturdays, May 8 & 22, 3 p.m.)
Kids ages 6 - 12 are invited to read with Lucy, a trained therapy dog. Children must be accompanied by an adult and all family members aged 12 and up are required to wear a mask. Only 1 child or family group at a time may read. Registration is required.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Virtual Garden Talk
Virtual Program
Monday, Jun. 21, 1:00 - 2:00
Gardening in containers offers endless possibilities. We will cover the basics of container gardening and pointers for creating successful containers to enhance the home landscape. Our talk will include seasonal planters, a four-season planter, and vegetable and herb gardening in containers.

The Williamson County Public Library and the Williamson County Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau are happy to present this program ONLINE so everyone can safely participate at home on your smart phone, tablet or computer. When you register for an online program, please include a valid email address. We will email login details the day before each event, so please be sure to check the “send email reminder” option when you register.
 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Virtual Garden Talk
Virtual Program
Monday, Jul. 19, 1:00 - 2:00

Fire ants in your yard aren’t just a nuisance, they can be downright dangerous. Our Extension Agent, Taylor Reeder, will discuss how to safely manage them while adhering to sound environmental practices.

The Williamson County Public Library and the Williamson County Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau are happy to present this program ONLINE so everyone can safely participate at home on your smart phone, tablet or computer. When you register for an online program, please include a valid email address. We will email login details the day before each event, so please be sure to check the “send email reminder” option when you register.

Virtual via Zoom
Monday, Apr. 19, 6:00 PM
The Literary Ladies Book Club is a group just for the girls. We like to have in depth discussions of the merits and plot points of a wide variety of works, and welcome new and different perspectives. This month we're discussing The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall.
Adult Virtual Trivia
Online
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 12:00
Registration is extended for the 5th WCPL Virtual Trivia game will be based on General Trivia Knowledge, Part 2. Registration for the challenge runs from 4/12 until 4/20. The self-paced Kahoot will be open for one week, starting 4/21 at 10:00 AM and ending on 4/27 at 10:00 AM. Once registration is over, we will send an email with a link to that specific game in Kahoot. You do not need to create an account in Kahoot, you just must open the link on a device (mobile, laptop, or desktop) with a web browser. You will have to use the same device to log in and out of the game. At the beginning of the game you must set up a nickname in Kahoot. Try to use part of your name (three consecutive letters from your last name) so we are able to award our winners and frequent participants. Rules of the Game: Each question is multiple choice, only one of the four choices will be correct, and there are 30 seconds to answer each question. You must click "NEXT" to progress to the next question.
Online via Zoom
Tuesday, May 11, 5:00 PM
This month we're reading Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad. This one was recommended as an excellent resource for actionable steps to take to combat racism.
Online via Zoom
Monday, May 17, 6:00 PM
The Literary Ladies Book Club is a group just for the girls. We like to have in depth discussions of the merits and plot points of a wide variety of works, and welcome new and different perspectives. This month we're discussing Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson.
Bethesda
Thursday, May 20, 8:00-9:00 p.m.
If you enjoy looking at the stars come join us for a teen astronomy class and learn what it is you're seeing when you stare into the night sky. Classes will be held in person outside the Bethesda Library. If you are a member of a Scouts BSA troop you will be able to use this towards your Astronomy Merit Badge. The class is led by a registered NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador and Scouts BSA merit badge councilor and Youth Protection Training standards are maintained during these meetings. Registration is required.
Main Library
Tuesday, May 25, 1:30 - 3:00

Find out how to recognize common signs of the disease and know what to watch for in yourself and others. Explore typical age-related changes, get tips for how to approach someone about memory con­cerns, learn the importance of early detection and benefits of diagnosis, and hear about possible tests and assessments for the diagnostic process.

 

The Williamson County Public Library and the Alzheimer’s Association Tennessee Chapter are happy to present this program ONLINE so everyone can safely participate at home on your smart phone, tablet or computer. When you register for an online program, please include a valid email address. We will email login details the day before each event, so please be sure to check the “send email reminder” option when you register. You can share questions you’d like our presenters to address during the presentation by typing them in the Special Needs box when you register.

 

Bethesda
Thursday, Jun. 17, 8:00-9:00 p.m.
If you enjoy looking at the stars come join us for a teen astronomy class and learn what it is you're seeing when you stare into the night sky. Classes will be held in person outside the Bethesda Library. If you are a member of a Scouts BSA troop you will be able to use this towards your Astronomy Merit Badge. The class is led by a registered NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador and Scouts BSA merit badge councilor and Youth Protection Training standards are maintained during these meetings. Registration is required.
Main Library
Tuesday, Jun. 22, 1:30 - 3:00

Discover how to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by some­one with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.

The Williamson County Public Library and the Alzheimer’s Association Tennessee Chapter are happy to present this program ONLINE so everyone can safely participate at home on your smart phone, tablet or computer. When you register for an online program, please include a valid email address. We will email login details the day before each event, so please be sure to check the “send email reminder” option when you register. You can share questions you’d like our presenters to address during the presentation by typing them in the Special Needs box when you register.

Leiper's Fork
Tuesday, Jul. 6, 10:00 AM

Live Animal Show with Bob Tater of Animalogy. See nature up close!

Leiper's Fork
Tuesday, Jul. 13, 10:30 Am

Tale of Tails Story Time with Ms. Brooke from Imagination Library of Mid. TN. Join us for a story and a craft. For ages 3 and up.

Leiper's Fork
Tuesday, Jul. 20, 10:30 Am
Join us For Stories and Songs with Jacob Johnson
Bethesda
Thursday, Jul. 22, 8:00-9:00 p.m.
If you enjoy looking at the stars come join us for a teen astronomy class and learn what it is you're seeing when you stare into the night sky. Classes will be held in person outside the Bethesda Library. If you are a member of a Scouts BSA troop you will be able to use this towards your Astronomy Merit Badge. The class is led by a registered NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador and Scouts BSA merit badge councilor and Youth Protection Training standards are maintained during these meetings. Registration is required.
Main Library
Tuesday, Jul. 27, 1:30 - 3:00

Learn about some of the common triggers for behaviors associated with dementia, how to assess the person’s needs, and how to intervene effectively.

The Williamson County Public Library and the Alzheimer’s Association Tennessee Chapter are happy to present this program ONLINE so everyone can safely participate at home on your smart phone, tablet or computer. When you register for an online program, please include a valid email address. We will email login details the day before each event, so please be sure to check the “send email reminder” option when you register. You can share questions you’d like our presenters to address during the presentation by typing them in the Special Needs box when you register.

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