Listen as Maryland-based storyteller Ellouise Schoettler presents Finding Gus: Love. Loss. Reunion., a touching story about her grandfather, a 1905 Southern college football star.
Chris Jansen presents his New Collection of Rumi Translations.
"Flesh on Old Bones: A Storytelling Workshop" is a four-hour workshop in which Ellouise Schoettler demonstrates how to turn genealogical research into engaging stories. Includes a buffet lunch. RSVP.
This month, participants will read whatever they choose—fiction or non-fiction—about World War I. Newcomers are welcome.
Local poet Bob Ambrose will read his poems and lead a discussion around the theme "Through the Dark Night, Gently: On Loss, Despair and Pathways to Hope."
This month's book is Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky.
Nuria Jaumont-Pascual from Mixing in Math leads a mini-workshop on mixing math into creativity, play and socializing. Participants will learn about MiM's books, Food Fights, Puzzles and Hideouts and Say it with Shapes and Numbers, as well as card and board games for elementary age children.
UGA Associate Professor of History Kathleen Ann Clark will discuss her work on the second volume of Georgia Women. Bring a brown bag lunch. Registration required.
Meet author Chelsea Cain in celebration of her new book, One Kick.
Author and activist Philip Lymbery will speak about his book, Farmegeddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat, and how factory farming harms human health, the environment and animals.