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August 2017

Garden Talk Series: Urban Trees And Best Management Practices

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Williamson County Public Library System, 1314 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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This session will focus on the best trees for an urban environment and how to properly install, maintain, and enjoy. Often, we forget that trees are very much like people and they can suffer the same types of stressors. We will learn the “what to do” and “how to do it” properly. Did you know you can have a back yard arboretum? We will also learn about the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council and its many collaborative partners who work secretly…

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Literary Ladies Book Club

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Williamson County Public Library System, 1314 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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Our August book is Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Piccoult. This is the story of how a small town deals with a tragedy that lasted nineteen minutes. The star witness has a hazy memory and the town is feeling divided. Our September book is the autobiography, West with the Night by Beryl Markham. She was an aviator, racehorse trainer, renowned beauty, while living in Kenya during the 1920's and '30s. She was also a good friend of author Isak Dinesen, aka…

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Author Night at the Library

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Williamson County Public Library System, 1314 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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Learn how to design & self-publish your book or E-book FOR FREE with our new publishing database! The Williamson County Public Library is located in downtown Franklin at 1314 Columbia Avenue. Branches are located in Fairview, Bethesda, College Grove, Nolensville and Leiper’s Fork. For further information about other library programs or services, call the library at 615-595-1243 or visit the library’s web site at http://wcpltn.org. To sign up to receive library events and announcements via email, send an email to…

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Snuggle Bug Baby Lapsit

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Williamson County Public Library System, 1314 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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Join us for this special WEEKLY story time for parents, caregivers and their wee ones (0-18 months) . Let's learn to love reading with songs, board books, action rhymes and more. Bring on the babes and we'll bring on the early literacy fun. C'mon, let's play our way to reading success! We'll be in the Children's Department Story Theater waiting on YOU! All library programs are free and open to the public. Learn more about this event or other library…

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September 2017

Poetry Critique Group

September 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Williamson County Public Library System, 1314 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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Join the TN-Poets Critique Group on the second Saturday of every Month in the Main Library's Williamson Room on the second floor. It is open to all poets from local neighborhoods. Come share one or two of your original poems for gentle but serious critique by some talented local poets. The goal is for fellow poets to render suggestions, if there is room to improve, and help achieve what you, as a poet, want to bring out in the poem…

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Adult Board Game Night

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Williamson County Public Library System, 1314 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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All grown up and like to play board games? Wish you had enough people to play your favorite game? Come and meet other adults who also enjoy playing board games! Bring a game you like or play one of ours. Our current favorites are Fact or Crap, Apples to Apples, plus quite a few others. Registration requested so we know how many people to expect. Add your fave game in the special needs section when registering and we'll plan to…

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October 2017

Red Cross Blood Drive

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Williamson County Public Library System, 1314 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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"Give a Lions Share of Life." The Franklin Lions Club Community Blood Drive will be held in the meeting room. Schedule your appointment at http://redcrossblood.org, using code Franklin19 or call Susan Edenfield at 615-791-9777. During July and August blood and platelet donations slow down, leaving fewer blood products available for those who need them. In fact, right now donations are urgently needed to fully meet the needs of hospital patients in the coming days and weeks. Please help by rolling…

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Adult Board Game Night

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:44 pm
Williamson County Public Library System, 1314 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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All grown up and like to play board games? Wish you had enough people to play your favorite game? Come and meet other adults who also enjoy playing board games! Bring a game you like or play one of ours. Our current favorites are Fact or Crap, Apples to Apples, plus quite a few others. Registration requested so we know how many people to expect. Add your fave game in the special needs section when registering and we'll plan to…

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Poetry Critique Group

October 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Williamson County Public Library System, 1314 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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Join the TN-Poets Critique Group on the second Saturday of every Month in the Main Library's Williamson Room on the second floor. It is open to all poets from local neighborhoods. Come share one or two of your original poems for gentle but serious critique by some talented local poets. The goal is for fellow poets to render suggestions, if there is room to improve, and help achieve what you, as a poet, want to bring out in the poem…

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November 2017

Adult Board Game Night

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Williamson County Public Library System, 1314 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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All grown up and like to play board games? Wish you had enough people to play your favorite game? Come and meet other adults who also enjoy playing board games! Bring a game you like or play one of ours. Our current favorites are Fact or Crap, Apples to Apples, plus quite a few others. Registration requested so we know how many people to expect. Add your fave game in the special needs section when registering and we'll plan to…

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Poetry Critique Group

November 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Williamson County Public Library System, 1314 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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Join the TN-Poets Critique Group on the second Saturday of every Month in the Main Library's Williamson Room on the second floor. It is open to all poets from local neighborhoods. Come share one or two of your original poems for gentle but serious critique by some talented local poets. The goal is for fellow poets to render suggestions, if there is room to improve, and help achieve what you, as a poet, want to bring out in the poem…

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December 2017

Poetry Critique Group

December 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Williamson County Public Library System, 1314 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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Join the TN-Poets Critique Group on the second Saturday of every Month in the Main Library's Williamson Room on the second floor. It is open to all poets from local neighborhoods. Come share one or two of your original poems for gentle but serious critique by some talented local poets. The goal is for fellow poets to render suggestions, if there is room to improve, and help achieve what you, as a poet, want to bring out in the poem…

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Red Cross Blood Drive

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Williamson County Public Library System, 1314 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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"Give a Lions Share of Life." The Franklin Lions Club Community Blood Drive will be held in the meeting room. Schedule your appointment at http://redcrossblood.org, using code Franklin19 or call Susan Edenfield at 615-791-9777. During July and August blood and platelet donations slow down, leaving fewer blood products available for those who need them. In fact, right now donations are urgently needed to fully meet the needs of hospital patients in the coming days and weeks. Please help by rolling…

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Adult Board Game Night

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Williamson County Public Library System, 1314 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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All grown up and like to play board games? Wish you had enough people to play your favorite game? Come and meet other adults who also enjoy playing board games! Bring a game you like or play one of ours. Our current favorites are Fact or Crap, Apples to Apples, plus quite a few others. Registration requested so we know how many people to expect. Add your fave game in the special needs section when registering and we'll plan to…

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