meet abe lincoln at the williamson county library

It really is amazing how much programming you will find at your local library. Week after week they strive to provide more than a safe quiet place to enjoy reading. The Lincoln Exhibit is on at the main branch in Franklin from 10-7 Monday – Thursday, 10-4 Friday and Saturday and 2-4 on Sunday.


You can meet Abe Lincoln, as portrayed by Dennis Boggs a Lincoln scholar, as he delivers the Gettysburg Address on September 4th from 6:30-7:30 P.M. He is well known across the nation for his impersonation of our past President. This exhibit will close on September 12th so hurry in soon.

Movie night is Friday, August 31st at the main library. See the riveting true story of the trial of Mary Surratt, the sole woman accused in the plot to assassinate President Lincoln. The film is rated PG-13. Writers groups, teen events and children’s story time are all still available as well.

Bethesda, College Grove, Leiper’s Fork and Fairview branches are all hosting a preschool story time. Fairview has an adult’s book club meeting September 3rd. Brentwood branch will have Meditation 101 on Wednesday, August 29th giving you the opportunity to learn this scientifically researched method of stress relief. Class fee is only $10 call 371-0090 ext 8510 to register. On Thursday the 30th a free seminar on Environmental Toxins & Their Effects on Our Health will begin at 1 P.M.

Find out everything that is happening at your local branch here.

NOTICE: The Main library and the College Grove branch will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 3. The Special Collections Department other WCPL branches will also be closed on Saturday, September 1.



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Andrea has always loved the written word. She holds a B.A. in Journalism and a Masters in Creative Writing, both from Belmont University. Both sides of her family have lived in Williamson County for generations, so writing for Williamson Source is the perfect fit. She loves to hear stories of what Williamson County was like when her parents and grandparents were young and to write about this ever evolving county is truly special for her.