Upcoming Events

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Lanier Library programs are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.

In our Display Case in June:  We are pleased this month to have in the case a collection from Eilene Morgan and Harriet Peoples of toys from the 1950’s.

 

Tuesday, August 20 at 12 noon – Live@Lanier Summer Family Program – Chimney Rock State Park with “Animals of Appalachia”

Get personal with some of Chimney Rock’s resident animal ambassadors while learning about the wildlife that roams our region. Participants will gain knowledge on habits, adaptations and animal characteristics during this exciting session.  All ages!

This program is made possible with the support of the Kirby Fund at the Polk County Community Foundation.

Thursday, September 5 at 6 PM – Live@Lanier – Return of the Lepidopteran Conservationist

 

David Ahrenholz, MD, FACS, Smithsonian Entomology Research Associate returns with his photographs of butterflies in western North Carolina.  This program will be a photographic introduction to our Western Carolina butterflies, with photos of the living butterflies, and suggestions on how to attract the adults to your garden and when they are likely to occur. I also indicate which caterpillar foodplants are necessary to support the next generation. I can bring examples of a few of the mounted butterflies as well.

Porch posterSaturday, September 7 at 10 AM – Book Lovers Club

The first Saturday of every month, avid readers meet at Lanier at 10:00 AM in the Holmes Room to talk about books they’ve enjoyed (or not!). It’s casual, enlightening, and there are no rules!  Join in the fun…open to all book lovers. Check out the list of our current favorites in the library’s newsletter or at the library.

Saturday, September 14 at 10 AM – Needlework Arts Club

Spend a relaxing morning with like-minded lovers of needlework and share your own work.  Bring any yarn or thread craft you are working on and enjoy each other’s company for a few hours the second Saturday of each month.

Sunday, September 15 at 1:30 PM – Nonfiction Book Club

For nonfiction lovers – another club for the library which meets the second Sunday of each month!  September’s book will be Just Mercy by Bryan Stephenson.  October’s book choice is Our Towns by James M. Fallows.

The Nonfiction Book Club will meet upstairs in the Holmes Room.

Special time:

Tuesday, September 24 at 6 PM – Live@Lanier – Tell It On the Porch with Jim & Ceille Welch and Friends

Join former TV anchor and NatureScene cohost ,Jim Welch, and his wife Ceille, an award-winning poet, playwright and storyteller along with their musical friends Emily Spreng and Taylor Maxson for an evening of original music, poetry, and stories.

 

Friday, October 4 – 5-9 PM – Lanier Mystery Fest – Cocktails & Clues

See Lanier Library Mystery Festival page for more information!

Saturday, October 5 at 10 AM – Book Lovers Club

The first Saturday of every month, avid readers meet at Lanier at 10:00 AM in the Holmes Room to talk about books they’ve enjoyed (or not!). It’s casual, enlightening, and there are no rules!  Join in the fun…open to all book lovers. Check out the list of our current favorites in the library’s newsletter or at the library.

Saturday, October 12 at 10 AM – Needlework Arts Club

Spend a relaxing morning with like-minded lovers of needlework and share your own work.  Bring any yarn or thread craft you are working on and enjoy each other’s company for a few hours the second Saturday of each month.

Sunday, October 13 at 1:30 PM – Nonfiction Book Club

For nonfiction lovers – another club for the library which meets the second Sunday of each month!  The book choice for October will be Our Towns by James M. Fallows and November’s book will be Radium Girls by Kate Moore.

The Nonfiction Book Club will meet upstairs in the Holmes Room.

Tuesday, October 15 at 12 noon – Live@Lanier with Jerry Soderquist of the Tryon Cemetery Commission

More details to come!

Think you missed something?  Check here for a complete list of past and future library events of 2018 and 2019.

The Lanier Library hopes to have videos of past programs available soon.
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