Bag LunchOur 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, August 21 — Tracing Hazel Creek:  The Life and Death of an Iconic Mountain Community presented by Dr. Dan Pierce

Tuesday, September 18 — Life in the Universe presented by Dr. Mike Castelaz. This program will focus on NASA missions to find life in our solar system and around other stars including results from the exploration of Mars, the Moons of Jupiter and Saturn, and the planets around other stars using spacecraft, robots, and space-based telescopes.  Castelaz will also provide an overview of NASA’s latest effort – the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite – that will monitor 200,000 stars in its search for earth-size planets.

Tuesday, October 16 – Marci Spencer will present Nantahala National Forest: A History

Tuesday, November 20 — Storyteller and performer Gary Greene will present a character portrayal of Carl Sandburg.