Library Corner: ‘Healing Through Art’ exhibit to be at the library April 15-21
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April is National Poetry Month and the library will be hosting a “Poetry Celebration” on April 26 at 7 p.m. featuring John C. Mannone. This library event will be an evening workshop of poetry to address issues such as writers’ block, the craft of poetry and publication strategies. There will be open mic time to share and discuss poetry with Mannone.

Mannone has been nominated three times for the Pushcart. Recent work appears in Conclave, Magnapoets, The Medulla Review, Rose & Thorn Journal, Tipton Poetry Journal and Hinchas de Poesia. He is the poetry editor for Silver Blade, an adjunct professor of physics in east Tennessee and serves as a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador.

The Family Violence Program will be displaying an exhibit at the library titled, “Healing Through Art” from April 15-21 in honor of Sexual Assault Month. Exhibits are done by survivors of sexual assault and/or survivors friends and family.

In addition to the exhibit, there will be a community meeting on April 19 at 7 p.m. to educate the public on the myths and facts surrounding this crime and proper ways to respond and help a survivor. Child care will be provided on this night as the meeting is not appropriate for young children.

There will be a behind-the-scenes tour of the library on April 19 at 4 p.m. This 45-minute tour will begin in the lobby and continue throughout the library. Learn how materials get on the shelf. Meet in the lobby a few minutes before 4 p.m. to take the tour.

The Tween Lego Club will be meeting in the Tween Zone on April 17 at 4:30 p.m. and the Tween Book Chatter will be discussing BFG by Ronald Dahl on April 20 at 4:30 p.m. Tweens are ages 7 through 12.

Friends of the Library Association will be hosting the Books and Coffee Series on April 20 at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library at 10 a.m. Lynn Dunlap will review “The List” by Martin Fletcher.

The Ebook Workshop on B&N’s Nook will be held April 21 from noon until 2 p.m. Call the nonfiction desk to register for the free workshop to teach you how to download free e-books from the library.

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