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Thursday, April 24

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    12:15 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Lunchtime Learning: Estate Planning

    Mr. Kim Kimbrough of Kimbrough Consulting will present a program on estate planning, elder care and other vital issues for a sound future. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Friday, April 25

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Literary Journal Launch: Xenophile

    Xenophile, a journal of comparative literature, is celebrating the launch of its second online issue which will serve as an interdisciplinary, multilingual examination of the world through literature. Members of UGA's senior seminar for comparative literature will present portions of the selected submissions.

Monday, April 28

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.acclibrary.org

    Last Monday Book Group

    This month the club is celebrating National Poetry Month. Bring 10 copies of two or three poems you'd like to discuss with the group. Newcomers are welcome.

Wednesday, April 30

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Book Bindery Day

    Ken Jewell from the National Book Bindery Company will be available to provide consultations and estimates for book bindery repair.

Thursday, May 1

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Book Signing

     

    William M. Brandon III will read from and sign copies of his new novella, Silence.

     

Saturday, May 3

3 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Specialty Ornamentals

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! 706-310-0143, www.specialtyornamentals.com

    Books in the Garden

    Authors Rona Simmons (The Quiet Room), Valerie Connors (In Her Keeping), Linda Hughes (Becoming Jessie Belle), Kathryn Gray-White (Atlanta's Real Women) and Julia McDermott (Underwater) will be in the garden talking about the art of writing. Each will also read from, sell and sign their books. 

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet Five Georgia Authors

    Avid Bookshop presents authors Rona Simmons, Valerie Connors, Julie McDermott, Linda Hughes and Kathryn Gray-White for a book signing

    T.R.R. Cobb House

    2–4 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    Join the T.R.R Cobb House, the Wilson Center and Avid Bookshop in welcoming author Carolyn Curry.

Wednesday, May 7

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30–7:30 FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    What's Your Story: A Reading

    Readers include Janet Geddis, Hope Hilton, Deirdre Sugiuchi, Mary Katherine Dunwoody, Beth Hall Thrasher, Sam Thomas and Will Walton.

Thursday, May 15

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Meet the Author

    Meet Kate Sweeney, the author of American Afterlife, a collection of narratives that speak to one another about how Americans "do" death.