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Happenings at your local library

Happenings at your local library

Williamson County Public Library

Phone 615-794-3105

The African Diaspora through the Americas:  1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26.  Jane Landers, professor of history at Vanderbilt University, will lecture on her more than 20 years of research on the African Diaspora in various parts of the Americas. You will be introduced to the wide variety of evidence now available for studying this topic.

Learn to Smock Workshop:  Drop in between 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, to the Children’s Activity Room.  February is National Smocking Month!  Come learn to smock with members of Sew Many Things chapter of the Smocking Arts Guild of America.  Sew Many Things members are actively involved with Wee Care, SAGA’s national charity project, making smocked gowns and other items for NICU babies.  Practice materials and instructions provided.

Free Tree Saplings:  Beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27.  As part of 50K Tree Day, a state-wide effort to plant 50,000 trees in one day, the Williamson County Master Gardeners Association will be giving away free trees in the Library’s front lobby.  They will be offering 100 trees (a mix of Dogwood, Shumard Oak, Tulip Poplar, Redbud, and Virginia Pine) that will be given out on a first come, first served basis, continuing until all the trees have been given away.  The limit is one tree per family.

Read more at Williamson Herald.