Creating Compelling Characters

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Friday, June 18, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:30am

The best plot in the world will fall flat without characters your readers love (or love to hate). Learn to create realistic, three-dimensional characters readers will never forget.

Speakers: Rhonda Nelson and Kimberly Lang

Revisit 'Pride and Prejudice' with Dr. Garlen

Sunday, March 28: Dr. Garlen’s presentation at the Library’s English Author Tea in January was a rousing success, so this Forum will give her fans another chance to enjoy the melding of English literature with a bit of pop culture. Learn more

Land the job of your dreams with ReferenceUSA!

Tuesday, March 30: Looking for a new job or need job hunting tips? This class can help!  Read more »

Land the job of your dreams with ReferenceUSA!

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

ReferenceUSA provides in-depth information on more than 14 million U.S. potential employers nationwide! Please join us for a presentation on how ReferenceUSA can be utilized as a job searching tool. After the presentation, Bill Carlson, a ReferenceUSA Representative, will be glad to answer your questions about researching all phases of your job search

Plotting the Perfect Murder: meet crime writer D. P. Lyle

Saturday, April 3: join crime writer D. P. Lyle, MD for a book signing and presentation. Tickets on sale now. Read more »

Can you plan the perfect murder?

Saturday, April 3: Free workshops for aspiring crime writers. Reservations encouraged. Read more »

A Public Square Conversation on Terrorism

Tuesday morning: Join LearningQUEST for a discussion on terrorism where we will explore this current issue from its genesis to its results. 9:30am, Main Library. (See event details or learn more about LearningQUEST)

Movie: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, April 15, 2010 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Discussion led by Dr. Jennifer Garlen to follow the movie:

Movie poster: A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's CourtMovie: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Released: 1949
Stars: Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming
Plays in: 2nd Floor Room
Rating: not rated

Book discussion: "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 9:30am - 10:30am

We will discuss Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as part of The Big Read.

Presenter: George McClellan

This LearningQUEST event is open to the public.

Mark Twain Biography

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 9:30am - 10:30am

This biographical overview of Mark Twain will include excerpts of two of Twain's classics: The Innocents Abroad and Life on the Mississippi. Experience Twain's unique writing style as you take in both the account of Mark Twain's travels abroad during the mid eighteenth century, and his memoir of his youthful years paddling the mighty Mississippi River. With numerous surprises, this writer's point of view may not be what you expect.

Presenter: Dr. John Conover

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