Library Roundup: Book Signing, Make-A-Thon Festival & More

Here’s whats happening in your local library.

At the Main Library
1314 Columbia Ave

Linda Allen, April Featured Artist:
See framed studio and plein air paintings by talented Franklin artist Linda Allen in the gallery hall during April. Her display “Forsythia for my Friends” will include spring flowers and local landscapes done in oil, acrylic, and watercolor. Linda has been painting as a hobby for many years and considers her style to be realistic impressionism. Look closely to find her shorthand signature. Her artwork was framed by

A. Turk Author Presentation & Book Signing
Thursday, May 1, 5:30-7 p.m.
Join well known Nashville attorney-turned-author A. Turk for a presentation about his debut novel, an intriguing legal thriller First Do No Harm.  The book introduces his fictitious alter ego Benjamin Davis, who faces dramas based upon Mr. Turk’s 30 years of  courtroom experiences.

Make-A-Thon: A Festival of Creativity
Saturday, May 3
10:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m.
The Williamson County Public Library will be hosting the 2nd Annual Make-A-Thon: Festival of Creativity from 10am-4pm on Saturday, May 3, 2014.

We are partnering with businesses, schools, and artisans local to Williamson County to show you what is available in your own backyard.  Exhibitors include the NovaCopy 3D Printing, Tennessee Association of Woodturners, Bricks 4 Kidz, and many more!

The festival will consist of live demonstrations, and hands on activities using robots, painting, 3D printing, and wood working, just to name a few!   There will also be crafts, including take home artwork and lego construction for patrons of all ages! And the festival wouldn’t be complete without live music and food! There will be several food vendors on site with items available for purchase throughout the festival.

This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact Randi Peters with the Library at 615-595-1250.

At the Nolesnville Library
915 Oldham Drive

READing Paws
Saturday, April 26
1:00 pm
Come read to Reuben or Sadie, registered Reading Education Assistance Dogs© who enjoy being read to by kids and adults. Bring your favorite book or read one Reuben and Sadie will bring for you to read!

At the Brentwood Library
8109 Concord Road

Book Sale
Friends of the Brentwood Library Quarterly Used Book Sale Friday April 25- April 27th.  The sale is open Friday and Saturday from 10a-5:30p and Sunday 1p-5:30p. On Sunday, sales are half price.