The Library welcomes the authors of Talkin’ Tar Heel: How Our Voices Tell the Story of North Carolina on Sunday, July 12th from 3-4pm. Walt Wolfram and Jeffrey Reaser will discuss the book and how languages and dialects are a fascinating way to understand North Carolina’s rich and diverse cultural heritage.
"One Community: Many Voices": As the Library prepares to launch an oral history project, the Adult Summer Reading theme will encourage citizens to get involved. To kick off the summer, North Carolina Storyteller Priscilla Best will perform on Sunday, June 7, from 3-4 pm. Ms. Best delights audiences with an interactive program including contemporary stories, folktales, and stories and chants of African culture.
On Sunday, May 3, Master Gardener JoAnn Erickson presented Container Gardening. Participants learned how to create unique container flower gardens and demonstration containers were given away as door prizes.
Sunday July 12th
meet the authors of Talkin' Tar Heel
NC Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti
Author Sheri Castle Demonstrates Recipes from Her Cookbook
Hobo Bill and Kristin present Railroad Stories and Songs
Jim Town Documentary Presentation
Rag Quilting with the Gullah Lady
The Gullah Lady presents a Rag Quilting Workshop
Rose Highland Sharpe, Storyteller
Sprucing up for the Holidays Program
Still Cookin': Food and Memory in Southern Literature