Our monthly Bag Lunch Arts Series spotlights authors, artists, performers, and speakers sharing their talent and knowledge. Held on the third Tuesday of most months at 12 noon in the Rogow Family Community Room. Patrons are encouraged to bring along a bag lunch to enjoy before the program. Cookies and coffee or cider are courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Programs last approximately one hour.
Tuesday, September 19 –“Where’s the Next Shelter?” A true story of three travelers on the Appalachian Trail, told from the perspective of Gary Sizer, a seasoned backpacker and former Marine who quickly finds himself humbled by the endeavor.
Tuesday, October 17 — Secrets of the Smokies with author Ben Anderson. With more than 11 million visitors in 2016 despite a 10-day closure, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hardly a secret. Yet the 520,000-acre park still has many special places that are relatively little known and lightly visited. Smokies Chronicle author Ben Anderson has identified 12 such places – one for each month of the year – that in most cases don’t require an extreme amount of effort to reach. Join him on a jaunt through the distinct seasons of the nation’s most popular national park.
Tuesday, November 21 — To be announced…