Upcoming Events







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

In our Display Case in November:  Our display this month is in honor of the Tryon Beer Fest happening November 2.  It features miniature beer trucks from the collection of board member Gary DeRemer.  Gary inherited the Matchbox minis after buying them as gifts for his father over the years.


Saturday, November 23, 4-6 PM – Conversations with Mary Alice Monroe & Friends

Join us at the historic Tryon Theatre for this ticketed event featuring Mary Alice Monroe’s discussion with friend, Cassandra King Conroy, about her new memoir Tell Me a Story, reflections on her life with author Pat Conroy.  Visit https://thelanierlibrary.org/upcoming-events/mary-alice-monroe/ for more information and tickets.



Thursday, December 5 at 6 PM – The Journey from Polk County to Hollywood with Chris Riddle

Chris Riddle grew up in Polk County, roaming the forests and performing in plays at TLT.  As an adult he followed his passion in directing and film-making to Hollywood, where he has had numerous opportunities starting on shows such as Homeland and moving on to VEEP, Banshee, Barry and Paper Towns and others.  Chris will join us here at the library to tell about his journey from Polk County to Hollywood.


Saturday, December 7 at 10 AM – Book Lovers

The first Saturday of every month, join other avid readers in the Holmes Room to discuss your recent books, whether you loved them or hated them!  All that is required is a love of books!

Saturday, December 14 at 10 AM – NeedleArts Club

Spend a relaxing morning with like-minded lovers of needlework and share your latest project!


Nonfiction Book Club will not meet in December but will resume meetings in January with the book Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe by Roger McNamee on Sunday, January 12 at 1:30 PM in the Holmes Room.


 Saturday, January 4 at 4 PM – Members’ Holiday Party

Come celebrate the holiday season at the best party in town!  Members’ get together and rejoice in our wonderful library!


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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