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                Let's Talk About It!

                The Madison County Public Library presents Picturing America: Places in the HeartThis is a reading and book discussion program provided by the North Carolina Humanities Council and sponsored by the Friends of the Mars Hill Library. Places in the Heart is part of the North Carolina Humanities Council’s Let’s Talk About It series that brings scholars and community members together at the public library to explore how selected books illuminate a particular theme.

                Schedule of Book Titles and Visiting Scholars

                • March 20:   Empire Falls with Dr. Merritt Mosely
                • April 3:       A River Runs through It with DrEvan Gurney 
                • April 17:     Brothers and Keepers with Dr. Bruce Dick Up next!
                • May 1:       Plainsong with Sharon Price
                • May 15:     Gilead with Dr. Anne Jansen 

                Discussions will be held on Thursday evenings from 6:30 pm to 8 pm at the library Mars Hill. Refreshments are served.

                This project is made possible by a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. 



                Coming Soon

                Mars Hill: Wednesday, April 23 at 6 pm

                The Friends of the Mars Hill Public Library will celebrate National Garden Month with a gardening program by Mark E. Norwood, Mars Hill University’s horticulturalist and landscaper.  If you‘ve ever driven through the MHU campus, you’ve certainly seen evidence of his talents. Norwood will share his knowledge on using native plants as well as creating edible, bee-and animal-friendly gardens and answer your gardening questions.

                Marshall: Saturday, April 26 10 am to 11:30 am

                Explore Madison County!

                This new venture is an effort of the Friends of Madison County Library to learn more about Madison County.  We will have coffee and refreshments, and some crafts for our Young Explorers!  Join us in listening to some of our exciting organizations and businesses of Madison County as they talk about who they are, what they do, and what services they provide to all of us living in Madison County.  It's sure to be fun and we'll all get to know Madison County a lot better as we Explore Madison County together. 


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