Meeting Room Gallery
Featured Artist: Gay Mayes A series of photographs entitled "Hope" by Gay Mayes is on display in the Gallery Hall throughout November.
Local artists in all media are invited to exhibit their work in the Meeting Room Gallery. These exhibits change monthly. For information about exhibiting works, artists should call (615)595-1250.
Art: Up Close & Personal
For the fourth year, the Arts Council of Williamson County is proud to present this evening series. Renowned local artists will share an up-close and personal glimpse into their lives and work. The evening starts with an interactive PowerPoint presentation, followed by a question and answer session. The series is open to the public and there is no charge to attend. Light refreshments will be served. The series is held on the second Monday of most months in the Meeting Room of the Main Library. Information about upcoming Arts: Up Close & Personal events can be found on the WCPLtn Calendar.
Grid Row Exhibit
Artwork by Trinity Elementary students of David Reynolds is in the new books section during November. Included in the show are artworks by students from Pre-Kindergarten through Fifth Grade, ranging in age from 4 years to 10 years. The Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade works are inspired by master artists Henri Matisse, Keith Haring, Piet Mondrian, Georgia O'Keefe, and Salvador Dali. The fourth and fifth grade students have been given the challenge to relate their projects to themselves as an artist and as a person. The fourth grade silhouettes describe the artist and their life, values, and friendships. The fifth grade cityscapes include buildings important to the student or buildings they find to be architecturally pleasing. A reception for the artists will be held on Monday, Nov. 4 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm in the meeting room. The exhibit and reception are sponsored by the Arts Council of Williamson County.
Brown Bag Lunch Bunch
The Brown Bag Lunch Bunch, sponsored by the Arts Council of Williamson County is a lunch time of artistic fun and camaraderie. Each month, a guest speaker will share his/her experiences, or talk about professional issues in the arts These lunchtime meetings are open to the public, and there is no charge to attend. For more information, visit http://artscouncilwc.org/, or call (615) 428-3845. Meetings are held at 11:00 am on the second Friday of most months in the Meeting Room of the Main Library. See the WCPLtn calendar listing for information about the next meeting.
Writers' Critique Group
The Writers' Critique Group is held at the Main Library on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10:30 am until noon to provide adult authors with serious, courteous critique of their work. The Critique Group will meet on Saturday, Nov. 2 & 16 at 10:30 am. These meetings are not held in the Meeting Room. Ask at the Circulation Desk for location.
Born for America, Presentation by Inge Meyering Smith and Pam Horne
Sunday, Nov. 10, 2:00 pm Miss Inge (Inge Meyring Smith) will talk about her childhood in Germany, her family's escape from Germany after Kristallnacht and her life in the United States. If her name sounds familiar, Miss Inge started the Smith Preschool of Franklin, which is still going strong.
The library has copies of the biographical movie about her life entitled One of the Miracles: the Inge Meyring Smith Story. 2013 is the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht and the 75th anniversary of Miss Inge's arrival in the United States. We solemnly remember the first anniversary and celebrate the second.
WCPLtn hosts a variety of author talks each month featuring Williamson County authors and others.