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Saturday, October 20

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Avid Poetry Series

    (Prince Ave.) Hear poetry curated by Rosalie Moffett featuring Sumita Chakraborty and Lindsey Alexander. 

  • Normal Books

    6:30 p.m. FREE! normalbooks@gmail.com

    Ghosts of Athens and Hometown Horrors: A Spooky Story Reading

    Hear stories from Jeff Kilpatrick, author of Hometown Horrors, and Tracy Adkins, author of Ghosts of Athens: History and Haunting of Athens, Georgia.

Sunday, October 21

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Monday, October 22

4 events

Lectures & Lit

  • 6 p.m. FREE! wintervilletreecomm@gmail.com

    Winterville Tree Talk

    (Winterville City Depot) A panel of experts discuss maintaining a healthy woodland, with topics including how to identify and remove invasive plants, and how to keep trees healthy and safe.

  • Nuçi's Space

    4 p.m. FREE! sccann4452@ung.edu

    Nutrition and Depression: Enhancing Self-Care

    Hear about the effects nutrition can have on mental health.

  • Oconee County Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    The Great American Oconee County Read Reveal Party

    The library will reveal the most loved book of Oconee County and celebrate all of the books on PBS's Great American Read list.

  • Miller Learning Center

    5:30 p.m. FREE! libs.uga.edu

    Issues in Information Seminar

    (Room 214) Geography Professor Andrew Herod will present "The Rise of the Gig Economy: How Technology is Influencing Work." 

Tuesday, October 23

4 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7 p.m. FREE! english.uga.edu

    Meet the Author

    Hear Ira Sukrungruang read. Sukrungruang is the author of memoirs Southside Buddhist and Talk Thai: The Adventures of Buddhist Boy

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) Bethan Woollvin celebrates Hansel & Gretel.

  • ACC Library

    5 p.m. FREE! mapatino@uga.edu

    Sleep: How it Works

    Dr. Lisa M. Renzi-Hammond from the UGA College of Public Health shares the latest research on sleep and sleep issues.

  • Taylor-Grady House

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.taylorgradyhouse.com

    The Birth of a New South

    Taylor-Grady Talks lecture series presents "The Birth of a New South: Sherman, Grady, and the Making of Atlanta" with speaker Dr. E. Culpepper Clark, a former dean of UGA's Grady College.

Wednesday, October 24

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • 12:20 p.m. FREE! ceid.uga.edu

    Disease Ecology Seminar

    (Room 203, Center for Ecology of Infectious Diseases, DW Brooks Dr.) Daniel Coombs, professor of mathematics at the University of British Columbia presents "Stochastic Models for the Transmission and Establishment of HIV Invection." 

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) A visit by author Joseph O'Neill.

Thursday, October 25

3 events

Lectures & Lit

Monday, October 29

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Listening in the Dark on Haunted Hill

    Spooky stories for adults.

Tuesday, October 30

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Spooktacular Storytime

    (Prince Ave.) Cartoonists Drew Weing, author of The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo: Monster Mall, and Lee Gatlin, author of Monster School, celebrate their new books.

Saturday, November 3

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2–4:30 p.m. FREE! artzar@gmail.com

    Hargrett Writers Circle

    (Hargrett Library) Writers may bring pages of their work, any genre, for group feedback. Each meeting will highlight books from Hargrett's Collections.

Sunday, November 4

3 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    3 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu

    Panel Discussion

    Editor Jonathan Haupt will moderate "Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy," with Terry Kay, Cynthia Graubart and Cliff Graubart. 

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    5 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu/russell

    Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Author Discussion

    (Room 271) Michael Bishop and Cynthia Shearer will discuss their work and writing process. A light reception will follow. 

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Meet the Author

    Meet Ruby Mae O'Dell, author of the Christian mystery/romance series "Faith in the Valley."

Tuesday, November 6

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Bogart Library

    1–2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Bogart Bookies Book Club

    Discuss Circling the Sun by Paula McClain or pick up The Christmas Train by David Baldacci for December's discussion.