Third Thursday Programs
20-21, 2006 *
normally scheduled Third Thursday program has
been preempted this
month by the 4th annual Murder Goes South. (to begin
on the third Friday...)
fourth annual Murder Goes South Southern mystery writer's
festival will held January 20-21, 2006.
on Friday night will feature Mary Kay Andrews (a.k.a. Kay
Trocheck) as the speaker. She is the author of Savannah
Breeze, Hissy Fit, Savannah Blues and Little
program will include a wonderful panel of extraordinary writers
of Southern mystery.
Connor Dead Secret, One Grave Too Many, Dead Guilty,
Air Tight Case
Farris Vice-President of SEWA, author of The Spectrum
Weldon White The Empty Nursery, Whisper to the Black
Candle, Distant Hearts
and Jim Lavene Pretty Poison, The Last To Remember, Until
Our Last Embrace, Last Dance
Pickens Done Gone Wrong, Southern Fried
Skelton Bitsy and the Mystery at Tybee Island, Bitsy
and Murder at Amelia Island
Sorrells Fake I.D., Cry For Justice, Power of Attorney,
Will to Murder, Proof of Intent
Vidler Haunting Refrain
of the Revolutionary War
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.
for what will be a lively, entertaining and informative Spies
of the Revolutionary War presentation that will be enjoyed
with Heirloom Seeds
June 15, 2006
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.
thanks Ms. Coulter for what will be a wonderful and enjoyable
presentation and we wish her deserved success with her new
Annual Ice Cream Social
July 20th 7:00 p.m.
Library Plaza on The Village Green
join us at the
Library Plaza on the Village Green
for the Friends of Smyrna Library Annual Ice Cream Social
FREE ICE CREAM from the
Slab Creamery at the Smyrna Village Pavilion.
All Books $2 or Less!
you will enjoy Jim "Duck" Adkins' Blue Grass Band,
Waddles the Clown, fun activities for the kids, prizes, surprises
and much, much more! Be sure to bring your lawn chair!
Thursday program event will
be held in the library's first floor public meeting room in
the event of bad weather.
the Clown and Jim "Duck"
say"Bring the KIDS !!!"
a Daughter's Heart to Her Mom
50 Reflections on Living Well
August 17, 2006
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.
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."
With Sister Anna: A Paris Journal
September 21, 2006
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
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.
Friends of Libraries Week
Third Thursday program will not take place this month.
Friends of Smyrna Library will be sponsoring a week of events
to celebrate National Friends of Libraries Week instead.
November 16, 2006
Evening with the Friends
December 2, 2006
monthly Third Thursday program will not take place
this month. Friends of Smyrna Library will be sponsoring the
first annual An Evening with the Friends fundraiser