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    BOOKS + POETRY

    MP&F Speaker Series: A Conversation with Andrew Maraniss and Perry Wallace

    Presented by McNeely Pigott and Fox at Nashville Public Library - Main Library, Nashville

    December 3, 2014

    Andrew Maraniss and Perry Wallace discuss Maraniss' new book, “Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South." Remarks will begin at 6 p.m. with a book signing following. The discussion will be moderated by Genma Holmes. "Strong Inside" is the biography of Perry Wallace, the first African American basketball player in the Southeastern Conference. Praised ...more


    Twilite Story Hour

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    December 2, 2014

    Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Join us for a fun family evening filled with stories and crafts!


    Story Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    December 3, 2014

    Every Wednesday at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Singing, fingerplays, rhymes, ABCs, 123s, stories and much more with Miss Donna and Bear!


    Nursery Rhyme Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    December 4, 2014

    Every 1st and 3rd Thursday at 10:30 AM. Nursery rhymes lead to successful readers. Enjoy traditional and not-so-traditional rhymes through stories, songs, and finger plays. Ages 18 months and...more

    Hunter Sharpless + Stephen Kellogg Book Launch

    Presented by Howlin' Books and Grimey's New and Preloved Music at Howlin' Books , Nashville

    December 4, 2014

    Author Hunter Sharpless will be reading form his debut memoir, Song of the Fool: On the Road with Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers, at Howlin’ Books on December 4, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Sharpless...more

    State of the Word

    Presented by Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University - Blair School of Music - Ingram Hall, Nashville

    December 6, 2014

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    More than a Book!

    Presented by Scarritt-Bennett Center at Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville

    June 9 - December 8, 2014

    The Scarritt-Bennett women’s book club meets on the first Monday of every month. This book club provides a wonderful opportunity to meet new people, enrich your reading experience, and...more

    The O Gallery Presents

    Presented by O Gallery and O Gallery at O Gallery Fine Art at Marathon, Nashville

    December 9, 2014

    The Creative Gallery presents Singer/Songwriter, Poet, and Author, Chris Gantry who will shares his Songs, Poetry, and Stories from his book Gypsy Dreamers in the Alley in...more

    Twilite Story Hour

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    December 9, 2014

    Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Join us for a fun family evening filled with stories and crafts!


    Story Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    December 10, 2014

    Every Wednesday at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Singing, fingerplays, rhymes, ABCs, 123s, stories and much more with Miss Donna and Bear!


    Novel Conversations: We Are Not Ourselves

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    December 11, 2014

    New members are always welcome for an easy-going book discussion the second Thursday of each month. Dec. 11: We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas. Jan. 8: A Spy Among Friends by Ben Macintyre....more

    "Create Your Story" Writing Performance Institute with Minton Sparks

    Presented by Minton Sparks at Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville

    December 13, 2014

    Every one of us has a story about who we are. Some are wildly inspiring; other times, they are the very things that hold us back. Minton believes that tremendous value lies in locating yourself...more

    Twilite Story Hour

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    December 16, 2014

    Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Join us for a fun family evening filled with stories and crafts!


    Story Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    December 17, 2014

    Every Wednesday at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Singing, fingerplays, rhymes, ABCs, 123s, stories and much more with Miss Donna and Bear!


    Poet’s Corner at Scarritt Bennett, featuring Kamilah Aisha Moon

    Presented by Scarritt-Bennett Center at Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville

    December 18, 2014

    Poet’s Corner at Scarritt Bennett, a monthly poetry reading, will feature Kamilah Aisha Moon on Thursday, Dec 18 at 7p.m. in the Fondren Building at Scarritt-Bennett.


    Nursery Rhyme Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    December 18, 2014

    Every 1st and 3rd Thursday at 10:30 AM. Nursery rhymes lead to successful readers. Enjoy traditional and not-so-traditional rhymes through stories, songs, and finger plays. Ages 18 months and...more

    Twilite Story Hour

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    December 23, 2014

    Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Join us for a fun family evening filled with stories and crafts!


    Shakespeare Reading Group

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    December 30, 2014

    Did you know that Shakespeare is the second most quoted writer in the English language - after the various authors of the Bible? Come discuss a different play each month. Dec. 30: Richard III....more

    Twilite Story Hour

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    December 30, 2014

    Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Join us for a fun family evening filled with stories and crafts!


    Story Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    December 31, 2014

    Every Wednesday at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Singing, fingerplays, rhymes, ABCs, 123s, stories and much more with Miss Donna and Bear!


    Twilite Story Hour

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    January 6, 2015

    Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Join us for a fun family evening filled with stories and crafts!


    Story Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    January 7, 2015

    Every Wednesday at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Singing, fingerplays, rhymes, ABCs, 123s, stories and much more with Miss Donna and Bear!


    Novel Conversations: A Spy Among Friends

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    January 8, 2015

    New members are always welcome for an easy-going book discussion the second Thursday of each month. Dec. 11: We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas. Jan. 8: A Spy Among Friends by Ben Macintyre....more

    Twilite Story Hour

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    January 13, 2015

    Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Join us for a fun family evening filled with stories and crafts!


    Nursery Rhyme Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    January 15, 2015

    Every 1st and 3rd Thursday at 10:30 AM. Nursery rhymes lead to successful readers. Enjoy traditional and not-so-traditional rhymes through stories, songs, and finger plays. Ages 18 months and...more

    Artful Tales: The Littlest Clown

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    January 18, 2015

    Artful Tales is a free family program geared toward everyone ages three and up! Listen and play along as an art-related story comes to life. Then, head upstairs to the art studio...more

    Twilite Story Hour

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    January 20, 2015

    Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Join us for a fun family evening filled with stories and crafts!


    Poet’s Corner at Scarritt Bennett with Stephanie Pruitt

    Presented by Scarritt-Bennett Center at Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville

    January 22, 2015

    Join fellow poetry enthusiasts for a monthly reading by a featured local poet. Poet’s Corner at Scarritt Bennett, a monthly poetry reading, will feature Stephanie Pruitt on Thursday, Jan 22...more

    Shakespeare Reading Group

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    January 27, 2015

    Did you know that Shakespeare is the second most quoted writer in the English language - after the various authors of the Bible? Come discuss a different play each month. Dec. 30: Richard III....more

    Twilite Story Hour

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    January 27, 2015

    Pajama night at the Bordeaux Branch! Let's have some fun! Wear your favorite PJ's and bring your favorite stuffed animal and join us for cookies, milk, hot chocolate and marshmallows!


    Twilite Story Hour

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    February 3, 2015

    Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Join us for a fun family evening filled with stories and crafts!


    Story Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    February 4, 2015

    Every Wednesday at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Singing, fingerplays, rhymes, ABCs, 123s, stories and much more with Miss Donna and Bear!


    Nursery Rhyme Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    February 5, 2015

    Every 1st and 3rd Thursday at 10:30 AM. Nursery rhymes lead to successful readers. Enjoy traditional and not-so-traditional rhymes through stories, songs, and finger plays. Ages 18 months and...more

    Twilite Story Hour

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    February 10, 2015

    Join us for The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats with an extra cool craft to follow.


    Story Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    February 11, 2015

    Every Wednesday at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Singing, fingerplays, rhymes, ABCs, 123s, stories and much more with Miss Donna and Bear!


    Novel Conversations: Mom & Me & Mom

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    February 12, 2015

    New members are always welcome for an easy-going book discussion the second Thursday of each month. Dec. 11: We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas. Jan. 8: A Spy Among Friends by Ben Macintyre....more

    Artful Tales: The Emperor’s New Clothes

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    February 15, 2015

    Artful Tales is a FREE family program geared toward everyone ages three and up! Listen and play along as an art-related story comes to life. Then, head upstairs to the art studio and make an...more

    Amazing Grace and More!

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    February 17, 2015

    Join us for inspiring stories to celebrate African American History Month.


    Twilite Story Hour

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    February 17, 2015

    Every Tuesday at 6:00 PM. Join us for a fun family evening filled with stories and crafts!


    Story Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    February 18, 2015

    Every Wednesday at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Singing, fingerplays, rhymes, ABCs, 123s, stories and much more with Miss Donna and Bear!


    Nursery Rhyme Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    February 19, 2015

    Every 1st and 3rd Thursday at 10:30 AM. Nursery rhymes lead to successful readers. Enjoy traditional and not-so-traditional rhymes through stories, songs, and finger plays. Ages 18 months and...more

    Shakespeare Reading Group

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    February 24, 2015

    Did you know that Shakespeare is the second most quoted writer in the English language - after the various authors of the Bible? Come discuss a different play each month. Dec. 30: Richard III....more

    Around the Town with Kevin Lewis

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    February 24, 2015

    Enjoy stories that transport us by train, boat and truck by talented African American author, Kevin Lewis.


    Twilite Story Hour

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bordeaux Branch Library, Nashville

    February 24, 2015

    Every Tuesday at 6:00 PM. Join us for a fun family evening filled with stories and crafts!


    Story Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    February 25, 2015

    Every Wednesday at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Singing, fingerplays, rhymes, ABCs, 123s, stories and much more with Miss Donna and Bear!


    Lipscomb Lifelong Learning: As the Page Turns Book Club WOW (Women Only Welcome)

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University, Nashville

    September 19, 2014 - April 17, 2015

    Instructor: Kay Wyatt, retired Lipscomb Academy English professor

    Note: This is a year-long class meeting six times.

    This women’s book club returns with the first discussion...more

    Franklin on Foot "The Widow of the South" Tour

    Presented by Franklin on Foot at Franklin on Foot, Franklin

    August 9, 2011 - Ongoing

    The Widow of the South, written by long-time Franklin resident and Historic Carnton Plantation Association board member Robert Hicks, centers on the life of Carrie McGavock, the mistress of...more

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