The acclaimed, middle grade author of Samurai Shortstop presents the first book of The League of Seven, an action-packed steampunk series set in an alternative 1875 America.
Mary Sue Coleman, president emerita of the University of Michigan, will speak on "Public Higher Education in the 21st Century: Can America Continue to Lead?"
The UGA Willson Center hosts a reception to celebrate the publication of Downstream: A Witherston Murder Mystery by Betty Jean Craige, university professor emerita of comparative literature and former director of the Willson Center.
Monthly open poetry reading. This month's featured reader is Mark Flanigan from Cincinnati.
(1151 Thornwood Dr, Watkinsville) The group will discuss the issues raised in A Place at the Table: The Crisis of 49 Million Hungry Americans and How to Solve It for its last book of 2014. Potluck and discussion will be held at the home of member Pamela Lohr Hendrix.
Ari Kelman presents a program on his recent book, A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling Over the Memory of Sand Creek, which explores the massacre of 1864 and how it should be remembered as the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site.
This month's book is Married to a Stranger by Patricia MacDonald.
Hear poetry by Claudia Rankine and Lindsay Tigue.
Justice While Black, a primer on how to navigate the U.S. criminal justice system, explicitly addresses the struggles that African Americans face. The book walks through a stop-and-frisk, an arrest and a trial, providing counsel to the accused and their families.
Director of Community Connection Fenwick Broyard will lead a discussion on the many ways Community Connection meets its mission to strengthen the individuals and organizations in our region.
Attend the first meeting of the library's Beyond the Pages Book Club for a discussion of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
Edward Jones financial advisor Jess Jensen-Ryan will host a seminar on managing money in retirement. Lunch will be provided.