Library Roundup: Visit by Lisa Spencer, Garden Tour & More!

Lisa Spencer

Here’s what’s happening in your local libraries:

At the Main Library
1314 Columbia Ave

Growing Tomatoes 101
Sat, June 7th
Trying to grow tomatoes this summer? Amy Dismukes will show you how to distinguish between tomato diseases (caused by pathogens or insects) and disorders (caused by the environment or genetics).  Amy will explain how to remedy both problems where possible, and she’ll also answer any questions you have about your tomato crop.

Amy Dismukes is the Horticulture Extension Agent for Williamson County.  She has a Master’s Degree in Plant Pathology & Entomology and provides educational training on horticultural issues for both homeowners and businesses.  Amy also runs the Williamson County Master Gardener program, serves on the WCMGA board and is a frequent guest speaker for garden and horticultural associations.

In Concert–Band Angelica
Sat, June 7th
See sisters Angelica (20) and Vanessa (16), along with their brother Myles (14), who make up Band Angelica, a country/blues/rock band  in a free special performance in the Main library’s meeting room.

Red Cross Blood Drive
Wed, June 11th
Head over to the main library next Wednesday and give blood!

Presenting donors receive a tshirt, Blue Bell ice cream and Chick-fil-A coupon while supplies last. Schedule an appointment online at (use Sponsor code Franklin19) or contact Tom Stillwell at 579-1887 or [email protected] This event is sponsored by American Red Cross.

At the Fairview Branch
2240 Fairview Blvd

Friends of the Fairview Public Library Garden Tour
Sat, June 7th
Enjoy a tour of six spectacular local gardens in Fairview. Tickets are available at The Fairview Library. Admission is $10 for adults, children 12 and under are free!

At the Bethesda Branch
4905 Bethesda Road

Weather Wisdom from Lisa Spencer
Wed, June 11th
Next Wednesday, Channel 4’s Lisa Spencer will visit the Bethesda library and talk weather!

At the College Grove Branch|
8607 Horton Highway

Discovery Center
Wed, June 11th
This event showcases engineering and experimentation by the Discovery Center’s Museum-to-Go. Participants can make their own hovercraft!