Wayne Flynt, Medicare Help, and more in October at FLPL

By  | September 30, 2018 | Filed under: News

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library have several special events in October.

 Image result for Paying for CollegePaying for College
Saturday, September 29, 2:00 pm
Our Teen Program is hosting a new college prep series, and in this first events.
UNA financial aid counselors will be leading our discussion on how to pay for college. Teens, parents, and adults planning to go to college are all welcome.

 The Richness of Alabama Culture and Harper Lee
with Dr. Wayne Flynt
Tuesday, October 2, 6:00 pm
Dr. Wayne Flynt, Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at Auburn University is one of the most recognized and honored scholars of Southern history, politics, and religion. At this special event, he will be discussing his two latest books, Alabama: The History of a Deep South State, Bicentennial Edition and Mockingbird Songs: My Friendshsip with Harper Lee.

The free event is co-sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, with funding from the Kelly Mosley Endowment for Draughon Seminars in State & Local History.

Related image Medicare Help Session
Friday, October 5, 11:00 am
Do you have Medicare or will soon be enrolling in Medicare for the first time? Linda Newkirk from the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments (NACOLG) will be leading a free seminar on Medicare at the library. She will cover eligibility requirements, types of Medicare, and how to enroll. She will also answer your Medicare questions and will help you determine how to get the coverage you need. Linda Newkirk is a Program Manager for SHIP, the Alabama State Health Insurance Assistance Program.

Image result for Renaissance Faire Lecture Series: Renaissance Faire Lecture Series:
Life in the Highlands with Dr. George Makowski
Sunday, October 7, 2:00 pm

The Scotland/UNA Connection with Laci Rowe and students
Sunday, October 14, 2:00 pm

James VI of Scotland/James I of England with Dr. Jeffrey Bibbee
Sunday, October 21, 2:00 pm

 Image result for Book Club MeetingsBook Club Meetings
YA for Adults Book Club: Children of Blood and Bone
Monday, October 8, 5:30 pm
This book club is especially for adults who want to read and discuss YA (Young Adult) literature! In October, we’ll talk about Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. Stratton Abbey Cupcakery & Confections will provide treats at each meeting!

Image result for Book Club MeetingsBooked for Lunch/Novel Conversations Book Clubs: Murder on a Girls’ Night Out
Tuesday, October 9, 1:00 pm or 5:30 pm
This adult fiction book club meets on the second Tuesday of each month, and we’re offering two different times to suit your schedule. The Booked for Lunch group will meet at 1:00 pm, and the Novel Conversations group will meet at 5:30 pm. For the October meeting, we’ll be discussing Murder on a Girls’ Night Out by Anne George.

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