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Summer Reading for Grown-ups

Groundbreaking Reads: Digging Under the Surface

WCPL Summer Reading for Grown-ups, May 18 - July 26

No Registration Required—Read a book and write a book review–just a sentence or two–to be eligible for prizes. Reviews can be turned in at any branch, or emailed to us. For more information, call the library at 615-595-1243 x1, or email us at ref@williamson-tn.org.


  • Monday, June 10—6:00 pm "Digging into Prehistory: the Archaeology of Williamson County" with Aaron Deter-Wolf, Prehistoric Archaeologist for the State of Tennessee's Division of Archaeology.
  • Sunday, June 16—2:00 pm "Digging into Plot, Digging Out of Debt, and Digging Up Dirt in Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, with Mildred Tilley, retired Librarian at Montgomery Bell Academy and regional co-ordinator of the Middle Tennessee Region of the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA).
  • Friday, June 21—6:00 – 10:00 pm "Digging Up Your Past: Researching Your Civil War Ancestors" with Leesa Harmon, Librarian at Williamson County Public Library. Join us for an after-hours session in the Special Collections department for instruction and assistance on how to research your Civil War ancestors. This event will be limited to 10 attendees. For more information, please call 615-595-1242 extension 2.
  • Saturday, June 29—10:00 am "Digging into Organic Gardening"—a Free Workshop from Green Life.
  • Monday, July 15—6:00 pm "Digging into the History of Franklin and the Natchez Trace" with Tony Turnbow, President of the Natchez Trace Parkway Association.
  • Friday, July 26—6:00 pm "Digging into Zombies" Survive the Zombie Apocalypse by making youself look like one of the undead! Join us for zombie face-painting, refreshments, and a classic zombie film.

Friday Night @ the Movies

Prizes donated by these local businesses

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Cajun Steamer P F Chang's
Chili's Puckett's Grocery and Restaurant
Franklin Theatre Schokolad
Landmark Books Uncle Bud's
Mickey Roo's Whitt's Old Fashioned Pit Barbeque
Moody's Tire & Auto Service  
And anonymous donors

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