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2006 Third Thursday Programs

2006 Third Thursday Programs
Upcoming Lecture Series Events

Spies of the Revolutionary War
May 18, 2006

Spies of the Revolutionary War

Larry Guzy, founding president of the John Collins Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, in Cobb County, will be the guest speaker at FOSL's Third Thursday speakers program. Mr Guzy, to be dressed in authentic period attire, will recount the efforts and accomplishments of spies and their impact on the American Revolution.

Join us for what will be a lively, entertaining and informative Spies of the Revolutionary War presentation that will be enjoyed by all.

Gardening with Heirloom Seeds
June 15, 2006

Gardening with Heirloom Seeds

Lynn Coulter, the author of Gardening with Heirloom Seeds, will be the guest speaker at FOSL's Third Thursday program. Ms. Coulter will give an entertaining and thorough explanation on gardening with heirloom seeds, explain how she became interested in this unique form of horticulture, distribute complementary seeds to the attendees and autograph books afterwards.

FOSL sincerely thanks Ms. Coulter for what will be a wonderful and enjoyable presentation and we wish her deserved success with her new book.

From a Daughter's Heart to Her Mom
50 Reflections on Living Well

Heather Ivestor
August 17, 2006

From a Daughter's Heart to Her Mom

The Friends of Smyrna Library has announced its featured guest for its August Third Thursday program. Heather Ivestor, originally from Smyrna and now living in Carrollton, Georgia, will discuss her writings and the influences for her latest book, "From a Daughter's Heart to Her Mom; 50 Reflections on Living Well." The event takes place Thursday, August 17 at 7:30 pm at the Smyrna Library in the downstairs meeting room at 100 Village Green Circle in the Smyrna Village.

"We are grateful that Heather will come back to Smyrna to spend an evening with us reflecting on her latest book," stated Linda Evans, president of the Friends of Smyrna Library organization. "One of the themes she will discuss will be the importance of the written word and the role it plays in collecting memories and sharing reflections across different generations. We expect it to be a thought-provoking discussion."


Tea With Sister Anna: A Paris Journal
Susan Gilbert Harvey
September 21, 2006

Tea With Sister Anna: A Paris Journal

Join us for a discussion of Tea with Sister Anna: A Paris Journal, with Rome, Georgia author Susan Gilbert Harvey.

Ms. Harvey will describe how the city of Paris became a catalyst for communion between two Georgia artists: herself and her great-aunt, Anna McNulty Lester who lived between 1862 and 1900.

You will enjoy her explanation of how she explored the back streets of Montparnasse in 1998 asking questions to uncover the mysteries of her great aunt's life in Paris and how the answers became an award-winning book!

Signed copies will be available for $20.

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