The Atomic City Girls – Sat., Feb. 17, 11 a.m. Main Gallery. Author Janet Beard on her enlightening historical fiction account of four people whose lives intertwine at Oak Ridge during the Manhattan Project. Books will be available for purchase.
Library closed February 19 (Presidents' Day)
Landscaping with Annuals and Perennials – Tues., Feb. 20, 7 p.m. John Wilson, UT-Blount County Agricultural Extension Agent, with tips on using perennials in your landcape to avoid replanting all flowerbeds every year. Sharon Lawson Room. Third of four programs in the Outdoor Landscape Gardening series.
Step-by-Step Guide to Build Your Own Marketing Plan – Thurs., Feb. 22, 9:30–12:30. Presented by Victory Harbin and coordinated by Bruce Hayes, TSBDC Director. Register for Workshop to be held in the Learning Lab (bldg. in BCPL Library parking lot).
Building a Team – Fri., Feb. 23, 7:30-10 a.m., Learning Lab (bldg. in BCPL Parking Lot). For class synopsis and registration, visit blountchamber.com/community/soft-skills. Soft Skills series. ►More Info
Love and Jane Austen – Sat., Feb. 24, 3–4:30 p.m. Learn about Class, Conduct, and Courtship in Pride and Prejudice with Hilary Havens (English, UTK), and participate in dancing with the Lark in the Morn Consort, narrated by Karen Dotson. Tea and scones will be served. Costumes encouraged. Reading Rotunda & Sharon Lawson Room. ►More Info
More than the Trail of Tears: The Long Removal Era – Mon., Feb. 26, 7 p.m. Sharon Lawson Room. Juli L. Reed (History, UTK), a member of the Cherokee Nation, will discuss the struggle of the Cherokee in a complex period of history that began before 1928 and lasted beyond 1840. Part of the Southern Appalachian Studies series. ►More Info
TNInventicon – Sat., Mar. 3, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., throughout Library. Four speakers present an overview of intellectual property issues, preparing patents and building prototypes, marketing and startup. Exhibits showcasing over fifteen products and services. ►More Info
March 8 – Members Only – noon to 6
March 9 & 10 – General Public – 9 to 5
50,000 Books! Come build your own Library! Choose from a wide selection of used books in every category, many in mint condition. If you love to read, if you love books, don’t miss this Book Bargain Event. ► More Info ► Map & Directions
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