to Friends of the Smyrna Library - FOSL
FOSL is an independent, non-profit, volunteer organization
that supports the award-winning Smyrna Public Library through
fundraising events and
volunteer activities. Join us and
become a friend today.
* Serving the Smyrna Public Library since 1990 *
First Sunday Lecture Series
Mittie & Thee: An 1853 Roosevelt Romance
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Smyrna Public Library
Downstairs Meeting Room
Gwendolyn I. Koehler, Educational Coordinator for Bulloch
Hall, Roswell, Georgia
will be speak on her first book, Mittie & Thee:
An 1853 Roosevelt Romance, which elaborates the love
affair between Martha "Mattie Bulloch and Theodore
Roosevelt. Their courtship, conducted mostly through letters,
provides us with an intimate peek into their personal love
Bio: Born in New Yorks beautiful Finger Lakes Region,
Gwen now resides near Roswell, Georgia. She is the Educational
Coordinator at Bulloch Hall. She is now working on a post-1865
Bulloch and Roosevelt family project. At Bulloch Hall, she
continues Bulloch family research, tour and exhibit development,
docent training and recruitment.
First Sunday Lecture series is sponsored by the Friends
of Smyrna Library and the Smyrna Public Library.
An Episodic History
Instructor: Dr. William P. Marchione, Ph.D.
1. Native Society: Assimilation & Expulsion, 1825-1837;
Transportation Challenges and Economic Opportunities, 1837-1851.
Monday, FEB 5, 6:30 pm
Antebellum Economy, 1851-60; The Impact and Legacy of the
Civil War, 1861-1880. Monday, FEB 12, 6:30 pm
Diversification, 1880-1905; The Suburbanizing Impulse, 1905-1930.
Monday, FEB 19, 6:30 pm
Nadir of Race Relations, 1918-38; The Impact of the Depression
Era and the New Deal, 1930 to 1942.
Monday, FEB 26, 6:30 pm
Economic Stimulus of the World War II and Cold War Economies,
1943-70; An Era of Fevered Development, 1970-1985.
Monday, MAR 5, 6:30 pm
Transformative Years, Smyrna since 1985; Looking Backward
Monday, MAR 12, 6:30 pm
Current Gallery Exhibits
By Sue Pezely
to February 28, 2018
By Jennifer Thomas
to February 28, 2018
Our Bookstore Today!
$2 and $3
Our January 2018 Sale Will Soon Be Announced!
our bookstore for hundreds of incredible bargains!
It's located to the left of the staircase when entering
from the parking lot.
Out Our Selection of Official FOSL Fundraising Merchandise
at the Library!
Smyrna Reading Group
First Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
Upstairs Conference Room
by Margot Lee Shetterly
by Matthew Goodman
2018 Jonquil Festival
April 28, 2018
10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday, April 29, 2018
12 PM - 5 PM
$1, $2 and $3
Fiction * Non-Fiction * Cookbooks
Self-Help * Home & Garden
50 Cents, $1, $2 and $3
Our tent is located in front of the Smyrna Community Center.
Volume Discounts Available