Upcoming Events

 

 

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

 

 

In our Display Case in January  Our display this month is a selection of artist/illustrator Maxfield Parrish items from J. Alan & Harriet Peoples vast collection.  This display complemented the program by Alan and Harriet on Thursday, January 9 at 6 PM.  Prints by Maxfield Parrish are also available for sale at the library throughout the month for $25-$75 with proceeds benefitting the library, thanks to Alan and Harriet.

Saturday, February 1 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!

Thursday, February 6 at 6 PM – Live@Lanier – Foothills Humane Society – “Saving a Dog”

Meet Duchess and Daisy and hear Michele Brule’ tell their stories from heartache to rescue to life and joy in their new homes.  Learn who and what it takes to rehabilitate a dog from cowering in a shelter kennel to becoming a happy member of a family.  Members of the Foothills Humane Society share their vital work in our second Felburn Nature and Wildlife program of 2020 – as always, free and open to the public.

Saturday, February 8 at 10 AM – NeedleArts Club

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

Sunday, February 9 at 1:30 PM – Nonfiction Book Club

The Nonfiction Book Club meets to discuss the book Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin at 1:30 PM in the Holmes Room.  Join the discussion with other lovers of nonfiction.

Tuesday, February 18 at 12 noon – Live@Lanier – Blue Ridge Escarpment

Jim Stehlik, author of Distilling the Mysteries of Hogback Mountain, and photographer Maggie Brooks lead you on a wilderness hike without leaving your chair.  From west to east and up, hear the history and see the views of mountains and waterfalls, wildlife and flowers.  Our third Felburn Nature and Wildlife Collection program of 2020.

Thursday, March 5 at 6 PM – Live@Lanier – Pearson’s Falls

The history and beauty of Pearson’s Falls will be presented in this fourth Felburn Nature and Wildlife Collection program of 2020.  Tryon Garden Club members share their love and stewardship of this Polk County landmark.

Saturday, March 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!

Sunday, March 8 at 1:30 PM – Nonfiction Book Club

The Nonfiction Book Club meets to discuss the book Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet by Mark Lynas at 1:30 PM in the Holmes Room.  Join the discussion with other lovers of nonfiction.

Saturday, March 14 at 10 AM – NeedleArts Club

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

Tuesday, March 17 at 12 noon – Live@Lanier – The Electoral College with Olin Sansbury

It is one of the most maligned institutions of the American political system, but the Electoral College is embedded in the US Constitution.  US presidential elections are determined in the final analysis by how the popular vote is distributed through the prism of the Electoral College, so candidates and voters need to understand and appreciate the institution’s impact. Olin Sansbury, who has taught government and international studies courses for several decades, will describe the institution’s history and explain how it functions in today’s world.

 

Think you missed something?  Check here for a complete list of library events of 2019 and upcoming events of 2020.

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

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