Main Library

Cupid's Café: Donna Kauffman

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

USA Today bestselling author of the Cupcake Club Romance series (and brand new Bachelors of Blueberry Cove series!), DONNA KAUFFMAN has seen her books reviewed in venues ranging from Kirkus Reviews and Library Journal to Entertainment Weekly and Cosmopolitan. She lives just outside of DC in the lovely Virginia countryside.

Amazing Science with a Great Observatory: The Chandra X-ray Observatory

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Martin C. Weisskopf gives an insider’s look at NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope.  He’ll discuss Chandra’s mission and the fascinating science behind X-ray telescopy.

Capturing Deep Space: Astrophotography

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Doug Horacek, home professional astronomer for the Von Braun Astronomical Society Imaging Team, discusses the team’s astrophotography work.  Camera light capturing capability sees more than the eye, so photography is the way to really see space.  Doug explains how astrophotography works and reveals some of the team’s projects, including Orion and nearby deep space objects.

This program is part of a 4-week companion series to the NASA Here, There, and Everywhere exhibit on display at the Main Branch Library.

Here, There, and Everywhere. NASA on Display at the Library

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Doreen Forsythe, Solar System Ambassador, discusses the NASA exhibit on display at the Library, Here, There, and Everywhere.  She shows how to apply our knowledge of daily experiences to understand universal laws of physics on grander scales, and in very different environments.

They apply here.
They apply there.
They apply everywhere.

For details, call 532-5975.  For more information about the exhibit, visit

Cupid's Café: Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Susan Elizabeth Phillips is a New York Times, Publisher's Weekly, and USA Today bestseller, whose books are published all over the world.

How to Do Things. PR101: Marketing on a Zero Budget

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Does marketing really need to cost money?

Learn some useful ideas for spreading the word about what you have to offer on a ZERO (maybe tiny) budget.

Anna Hanlin, Dynamic Solutions Consultant, is an artist and analyst who wants to know about things and apply them to real world issues.  She hates being “stuck in a box,” so she is always looking for new ideas and connections — and ways to stay out of “boxes.”

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.


LearningQUEST presents "The Farm in Jones Valley" with Raymond B. Jones

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

LearningQUEST presents "A Southern Literature Renaissance" with Evie Spearman

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am

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