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Events for March 9, 2013

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Grow Your Best Vegetable Garden

1:00 - 2:30 in the Story Room. Learn about best practices for best results in your Piedmont vegetable garden: including how to prepare soil, the selection and timing of vegetable varieties, and using integrated pest management techniques to control insects and diseases organically. Growing your own food can be economical and enjoyable too.

Aspiring Writer's Workshop

Saturdays from 1:30 - 4:30 in the 3rd floor Research Services Classroom. Call Megan Joyce at 336-883-3646 to register. Registration is Required. This workshop is designed for closet writers of fiction and nonfiction and those who carry stories around in their heads and hearts but aren't sure how to take that vision and translate it into words. Participants will research, organize, develop, write, and edit a story. During this workshop, participants will: Learn how to develop the basic story outline. Learn techniques for creating well-defined characters. Learn how to create a sacred space for writing. Each session will begin with a one hour presentation, and writers who wish can stay for two hours of focused writing and individual help with your own story. For maximum benefit, please plan to attend all six sessions. Bring a writing tablet and pens or pencils.

Sisters Connected Book Club

2:00pm in the 3rd floor book lovers room. Book discussion and author book signing, "Bound to be Free" by Marva Edwards. In Bound to Be Free, the reader will take a journey through the authorís personal life while, perhaps, seeing part of their own personal journey. The reader will be shocked and amazed at the challenges that are presented. Contact Maxine Days at 336-883-3671 or Jo Williamson at 336-883-3521.