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Upcoming Events

Events are listed chronologically and, unless otherwise noted, are free and open to the public. 

Wild at Home: Tracking Neighborhood Hawks 

First Thursday     Waccamaw Library 

    Thursday, December 5 at 10 am 

 

 

With a dozen books of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry, John Lane is one of the leading writers of the southern ecology. Several of his works recount his adventures out exploring the wilds of his native South Carolina. Neighborhood Hawks details his year spent closely tracking these brooding raptors dwelling on the thin edges of suburbia in a stunning account equal parts ornithology, nature writing, and memoir. Why do our hearts go out so fully to these wild creatures? Lane recently retired as Director of the Goodall Environmental Studies Center and professor of English at Wofford College.


Basic Computing Series 

Computer Basics     Georgetown Library: Monday, December 9 at 6 pm "Working with Windows"

    Andrews Library: Tuesday, December 10 at 10 am: "Mouse Abilities" 

    Carvers Bay LIbrary: Wednesday, December 11 at 10 am: "Streaming Movies and TV Shows" 

 

FREE weekly drop-in classes to help you learn or refresh your computer skills! Questions? Please call (843) 545-3390.


Wellness Series: Keeping the Holidays Bright

Wellness Series     Waccamaw Library 

    Tuesday, December 10 at 10 am

 

 

 Barriedel Llorens, Foundation Director for Tidelands Community Hospice, will lead a program dedicated to “Keeping the Holidays Bright!” Barriedel and members of the Counseling Staff at Tidelands Community Hospice will talk about how best to manage grief and turn loss back into joy over the holiday season. This session will help us to find comfort and sustenance amid sorrow, and to rediscover happiness as we enter the holidays. Traditional comfort food will be served!


The Yuletide Home Tour

Yuletide Home Tour     Georgetown Historic District 

    Saturday, December 14 from 1 - 5 pm 

 

 

The Friends of the Georgetown Library invite you to get in the holiday spirit by touring beautiful local homes decorated in their seasonal finery! The tour includes historic homes and houses of worship, the Kaminski House Designer's Showcase, a trolley tour of seasonal sights, and a Santa's Shoppe of one-of-a-kind crafts at the library!  Tickets are available at the Georgetown and Waccamaw Libraries, and are $20 for Friends and $25 for non-members. For details, call (843) 545-3303. 


Adult Tech: Special Topics Series 

Adult Tech    Waccamaw Library 

    Monday, December 16 at 10 am 

 

 

Come see the latest ways to personalize your cards with Microsoft Publisher and learn how to make Laser-print ornaments during a "Holiday MakerSpace" session! 


Basic Computing Series 

Computer Basics     Georgetown Library: Monday, December 16 at 6 pm "Mouse Abilities"

    Andrews Library: Tuesday, December 17 at 10 am: "Editing and Organizing Documents" 

    Carvers Bay LIbrary: Wednesday, December 18 at 10 am: "Emailing" 

 

FREE weekly drop-in classes to help you learn or refresh your computer skills! Questions? Please call (843) 545-3390.


Bulls, Lemons, and Sandbars: An Overview of the Coastal Carolina University Shark Project

Tuesdays With    Georgetown Library 

    Tuesday, December 17 at 10 am 

    Part of the "Tuesdays With... series created by the Friends of the Georgetown Library

 

Dan Abel, Professor of Marine Science at Coastal Carolina University, will talk about the Shark Project, which tags and measures local sharks, tracking their health, numbers, and physical reactions to local conditions. 


Christmas Concert 

Christmas Concert     Waccamaw Library 

    Tuesday, December 17 at 5:30 pm 

 

The Waccamaw Library will resound with glad tidings of the Christmas season, thanks to the beautiful vocals and lovely strains of a variety of acoustic instruments—including Appalachian dulcimer, Autoharp™, guitar, and piano—played masterfully by Dr. Jill Trinka. Trinka will perform a free concert, with a special focus on traditional carols from the Southeastern United States and the Deep South, as well as Christmas music from Appalachia and the British Isles, with a classic holiday song or two for all to sing!


Classes with the Art Museum!

Art Museum classes    Georgetown Library 

    December 17 at 3 pm 

    Sounds Like Purple: After learning about synethesia and artist Wassily Kandinsky, students will listen to                various musical compositions and paint visual interpretations of them. 

 

 The Burroughs and Chapin Art Museum is coming to the Library to show kids fun and unusual techniques for making beautiful artwork! Kids aged 6 - 12 will learn about compelling artists and try styles inspired by their art. FREE but preregistration is required, so we can have enough supplies on hand. Contact Shelia Sullivan at (843) 545-3310 or ssullivan@gtcounty.org. 


Basic Computing Series 

Computer Basics     Georgetown Library: Monday, December 23 at 6 pm "Typing and Editing Documents"

 

 

 

FREE weekly drop-in classes to help you learn or refresh your computer skills! Questions? Please call (843) 545-3390.


Basic Computing Series 

Computer Basics     Georgetown Library: Monday, December 30 at 6 pm "Organized Documents"

 

 

 

FREE weekly drop-in classes to help you learn or refresh your computer skills! Questions? Please call (843) 545-3390.


Basic Computing Series 

Computer Basics     Georgetown Library: Monday, January 6 at 6 pm "Basic Word"

    Andrews Library: Tuesday, January 7 at 4 pm: "Working with Windows" 

    Carvers Bay LIbrary: Wednesday, January 8 at 10 am: "Getting to Know Your Computer" 

 

FREE weekly drop-in classes to help you learn or refresh your computer skills! Questions? Please call (843) 545-3390.


Charleston Renaissance Artists and Writers 

Charleston Renaissance     Waccamaw Library 

    Monday, January 6 at 1 pm 

 

Did you know a major artistic movement flourished in Charleston, South Carolina from the 1920s until the 1940s? Learn more about the Charleston Renaissance during a free discussion series on Mondays in January 2020. Popular instructor Robin McCall will lead the series, which will meet on January 6, 13, and 27 at 1:00-2:15 p.m. Important figures associated with the Charleston Renaissance include artist Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, whose evocative watercolors recorded scenes of a disappearing plantation era, salt marshes, and historic Charleston houses, as well as writers Julia Peterkin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who wrote about Lowcountry Gullah culture, and DuBose Heyward, the author of Porgy, which was adapted into the notable opera Porgy and Bess through collaboration with George Gershwin.


Hampton History 

Hampton History     Hampton Plantation State Historic Site  

    Thursday, January 9 at 10 am 

    Hampton's Female Planters: Eliza Pinckney and Harriott Horry, with an Indigo Demonstration

    Presented by Hampton Park Staff  

Join the Friends of the Georgetown Library and Hampton Plantation State Historic Site as they explore the people and events of this storied plantation on the Santee. Reenactors in period garb, hot food and drinks, and a demonstration of Antebellum indigo processing are all planned. Tickets: $10 at the Georgetown Library front desk, or you can purchase them at Hampton on the morning of the event. 


SC Codes Meet-Ups 

Coding Class     Andrews Library  

    Friday, January 10 at 2:00 pm 

 

 

Come learn more about SC Codes, which offers free programming for all South Carolinians, whether you've never used code or want to level up.


Basic Computing Series 

Computer Basics     Georgetown Library: Monday, January 13 at 6 pm "Basic Powerpoint"

    Andrews Library: Tuesday, January 14 at 4 pm: "Mouse Abilities" 

    Carvers Bay LIbrary: Wednesday, January 15 at 10 am: "Working with Windows" 

 

FREE weekly drop-in classes to help you learn or refresh your computer skills! Questions? Please call (843) 545-3390.


Charleston Renaissance Artists and Writers 

Charleston Renaissance     Waccamaw Library 

    Monday, January 13 at 1 pm 

 

Did you know a major artistic movement flourished in Charleston, South Carolina from the 1920s until the 1940s? Learn more about the Charleston Renaissance during a free discussion series on Mondays in January 2020. Popular instructor Robin McCall will lead the series, which will meet on January 6, 13, and 27 at 1:00-2:15 p.m. Important figures associated with the Charleston Renaissance include artist Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, whose evocative watercolors recorded scenes of a disappearing plantation era, salt marshes, and historic Charleston houses, as well as writers Julia Peterkin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who wrote about Lowcountry Gullah culture, and DuBose Heyward, the author of Porgy, which was adapted into the notable opera Porgy and Bess through collaboration with George Gershwin.


Tea and Poetry Series: Adrian Rice, Molly Rice and Ray McManus 

Tea and Poetry      Waccamaw Library     

     Thursday, January 16 at 10 am 

     An annual event sponsored by the Friends of the Waccamaw Library 

 

Free and open to the public - book signing after the reading with tea and homemade confections. Originally from Belfast, now living in Hickory NC, ADRIAN RICE has established himself as a poet on both sides of the Atlantic. His latest book is The Strange Estate: New & Selected Poems 1986-2017 (Press 53). MOLLY RICE is an award-winning theatre educator/director and poet. Her first chapbook ~ Mill Hill ~ was published by Finishing Line Press, and her first full poetry collection is forthcoming from Press 53.RAY MCMANUS is the author of three books of poetry: Punch, Red Dirt Jesus, and
Driving through the Country before You Are Born, and co-editor of the anthology Found Anew. He is a professor of English at USC Sumter, Writer-in-Residence for the Columbia Museum of Art, and chairs the Board of Governors for the South Carolina Academy of Authors.


The People of the History of St. James Santee Parish, McClellanville 

Tuesdays With    Georgetown Library 

    Tuesday, January 21 at 10 am 

    Part of the "Tuesdays With... series created by the Friends of the Georgetown Library

 

Bud Hill, Historian and Director Emeritus of the McClelllanville Village Museum, explores the French Huguenot families who settled in the verdant rice-producing lands of the North and South Santee Rivers, the coastal families who created the fishing village of McClellanville, and the Northern magnates who found a hunting paradise in the area in the early 1900s. 


Basic Computing Series 

Computer Basics   

    Andrews Library: Tuesday, January 21 at 4 pm: "Typing and Editing Documents" 

    Carvers Bay LIbrary: Wednesday, January 22 at 10 am: "Mouse Abilities" 

 

FREE weekly drop-in classes to help you learn or refresh your computer skills! Questions? Please call (843) 545-3390.


French Film Festival: ÔTEZ-MOI D’UN DOUTE (Just to be Sure) 2017

French Film Series    Waccamaw Library 

    Friday, January 24 at 5:30 pm 

    Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Waccamaw Library and Institut Francais

    Passes for all six films ($10) at Artworks in the Litchfield Exchange or $3 per film at the door. 

In this film, directed by Carine Tardieu, forty-something widower Erwan works as a bomb disposal expert, clearing remnants of the two World Wars in Brittany, when a DNA test reveals that the man who raised him is not his biological father. Also his feisty daughter Juliette is pregnant but does not know who the father is. Erwan hires a detective and finds that his biological father lives close by ...or so it seems. In the meantime he meets charismatic Doctor Anna and falls for her.


French Film Festival: LE MYSTÈRE HENRI PICK (Henry Pick Mystery) 2018  

French Film Series    Waccamaw Library 

    Saturday, January 25 at 2:30 pm 

    Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Waccamaw Library and Institut Francais

    Passes for all six films ($10) at Artworks in the Litchfield Exchange or $3 per film at the door. 

   An editor, Daphné, discovers a novel she considers to be a masterpiece in a library whose specialty is to collect manuscripts rejected by publishers. The text is signed Henri Pick, a Breton pizza maker who died two years earlier and whose widow says he only wrote shopping lists. Directed by Remi Bezancon. 


French Film Festival: PREMIÈRE ANNÉE (The Freshmen) 2018

French Film Series    Waccamaw Library 

    Sunday, January 26 at 2:30 pm 

    Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Waccamaw Library and Institut Francais

    Passes for all six films ($10) at Artworks in the Litchfield Exchange or $3 per film at the door. 

Directed & scripted by doctor-turned-director Thomas Lilti. Antoine begins his first year of medical school...for
the third time. He passionately wants to become a doctor but the dry material does not come easy to him and
this third year effort drives him to the brink. Benjamin arrives directly from high school, his father is a neurosurgeon, and he is familiar and relaxed about the whole process. They become friends and study pals, up to their necks in books and material as they cram late into the night.


Basic Computing Series 

Computer Basics     Georgetown Library: Monday, January 27 at 6 pm "Basic Excel"

    Andrews Library: Tuesday, January 28 at 4 pm: "Organized Documents" 

    Carvers Bay Library: Wednesday, January 29 at 10 am: "Typing and Editing Documents" 

 

FREE weekly drop-in classes to help you learn or refresh your computer skills! Questions? Please call (843) 545-3390.


Charleston Renaissance Artists and Writers 

Charleston Renaissance     Waccamaw Library 

    Monday, January 27 at 1 pm 

 

Did you know a major artistic movement flourished in Charleston, South Carolina from the 1920s until the 1940s? Learn more about the Charleston Renaissance during a free discussion series on Mondays in January 2020. Popular instructor Robin McCall will lead the series, which will meet on January 6, 13, and 27 at 1:00-2:15 p.m. Important figures associated with the Charleston Renaissance include artist Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, whose evocative watercolors recorded scenes of a disappearing plantation era, salt marshes, and historic Charleston houses, as well as writers Julia Peterkin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who wrote about Lowcountry Gullah culture, and DuBose Heyward, the author of Porgy, which was adapted into the notable opera Porgy and Bess through collaboration with George Gershwin.


Live Concert: Lloyd Kaplan and the Aristocats 

A Musical Evening    Waccamaw Library     

    Tuesday, January 28 at 6 pm 

 

 

The Friends of the Waccamaw Library are back with their beloved FREE Musician's Series! This month, Lloyd Kaplan and the Aristocats, longtime fan favorites, will entertain with their witty banter and lively, unique “Swixie” style, an amazing combination of Swing and Dixieland jazz.


French Film Festival: LE GRAND BAIN (Sink or Swim) 2018

French Film Series    Waccamaw Library 

    Friday, January 31 at 5:30 pm 

    Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Waccamaw Library and Institut Francais

    Passes for all six films ($10) at Artworks in the Litchfield Exchange or $3 per film at the door. 

Directed by actor-director Gilles Lelouche. Based on a true story of a Swedish Club. It is in the corridors of their municipal swimming pool that Bertrand, Marcus, Simon, Laurent, Thierry and the others train under the relative authority of Delphine, former glory of the basins. All seven of the sad sack middle-aged men bond together, putting
all their energy into a discipline previously owned by women: synchronized swimming. Through the training,talking and learning to redefine their masculinity, they will learn to let go, live a little and love again. Number one at the Box Office in France for 2018, it received 8 nominations at the 2019 Césars.


French Film Festival: REMI, SANS FAMILLE (Remi, Nobody’s Boy) 2018

French Film Series    Waccamaw Library 

    Saturday, February 1 at 2:30 pm 

    Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Waccamaw Library and Institut Francais

    Passes for all six films ($10) at Artworks in the Litchfield Exchange or $3 per film at the door. 

Directed & co-scripted by Antoine Blossier, based on a novel by Hector Malo. The adventures of young orphanRémi, collected by the gentle Madam Barberin. At the age of 10, he is snatched from his adoptive mother and entrusted to Signor Vitalis, a mysterious itinerant musician. At his side, Remi learns the harsh life of an acrobat and how to sing to win his bread. Accompanied by the faithful dog Capi and the small monkey Joli-Coeur, his long trip through France, with meetings, friendships and mutual assistance, leads him to the secret of his origins.


French Film Festival: LA FINALE (In the Game) 2018

French Film Series    Waccamaw Library 

    Sunday, February 2 at 2:30 pm 

    Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Waccamaw Library and Institut Francais

    Passes for all six films ($10) at Artworks in the Litchfield Exchange or $3 per film at the door. 

Directed & co-scripted by Robin Sykes. Lyon, France. Everyone in the Verdi family takes great care of Roland, the grandfather, who is starting to lose his mind. Everyone, except JB, the teen of the family who has only one goal: to go to Paris with his basketball team to play in the championship final. His parents, detained for the weekend, ask him to give up his dream. They leave him in charge of his grandfather. But JB decides to go to Paris and takes his grandpa along. Nothing on this trip will go as planned...


Basic Computing Series 

Computer Basics     

    Andrews Library: Tuesday, February 4 at 4 pm: "Basic Word" 

    Carvers Bay Library: Wednesday, February 5 at 10 am: "Organizing Documents" 

 

FREE weekly drop-in classes to help you learn or refresh your computer skills! Questions? Please call (843) 545-3390.


Small Place, Deep History: The Legacies of Sandy Island

First Thursday     Waccamaw Library 

    Thursday, February 6 at 10 am 

 

 

A cultural historian with expertise in folk traditions of her native South Carolina Lowcountry, Vennie Deas Moore will explore the many-faceted histories of Sandy Island, the largest undeveloped freshwater island on the eastern coast. Many of the small Island community descended from enslaved Africans and strive to      sustain traditional Gullah culture against the rush of modernity.


Basic Computing Series 

Computer Basics     

    Andrews Library: Tuesday, February 11 at 4 pm: "Basic Powerpoint" 

    Carvers Bay Library: Wednesday, February 12 at 10 am: "Basic Powerpoint" 

 

FREE weekly drop-in classes to help you learn or refresh your computer skills! Questions? Please call (843) 545-3390.


Live Concert: Broadway Love Songs from the Pied Piper Youth Theater 

A Musical Evening    Waccamaw Library     

    Tuesday, February 13 at 6 pm 

 

 

The Friends of the Waccamaw Library are back with their beloved FREE Musician's Series! The talented performers from the Pied Piper Youth Theater will serenade you with sentimental Broadway love songs on the eve of Valentine's Day! Some of the songs will be drawn from the one-act musical Once on This Island. Set in the French Antilles and full of Caribbean flair, the musical tells of the relationship between a peasant girl and an upper-class boy, and illustrates love’s ability to cross social lines.


"Who Are the Gullah People?" 

Tuesdays With    Georgetown Library 

    Tuesday, February 18 at 10 am 

    Part of the "Tuesdays With... series created by the Friends of the Georgetown Library

 

Historian and Gullah artist Zenobia Washington will shed light on the unique culture created by African Americans who live in the Lowcountry region of Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina, in both the coastal plain and the Sea Islands.


Basic Computing Series 

Computer Basics     

    Andrews Library: Tuesday, February 18 at 4 pm: "Basic Excel" 

    Carvers Bay Library: Wednesday, February 19 at 10 am: "Basic Excel" 

 

FREE weekly drop-in classes to help you learn or refresh your computer skills! Questions? Please call (843) 545-3390.


Tea and Poetry Series: Gary Jackson and Al Black  

Tea and Poetry      Waccamaw Library     

     Thursday, February 20 at 10 am 

     An annual event sponsored by the Friends of the Waccamaw Library 

 

Free and open to the public - book signing after the reading with tea and homemade confections. GARY JACKSON is the author of the poetry collection Missing You, Metropolis, which received the 2009 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in Callaloo, Tin House, Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere. He teaches in the MFA program at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC. An Indiana native, AL BLACK has published two poetry collections: I Only Left For Tea, 2014; Man With Two Shadows, 2018; co-edited Hand in Hand, Poets Respond to Race, 2017, and is published in anthologies, journals and periodicals. He hosts arts events, co-founded Poets Respond to Race Initiative and was Jasper Magazine’s Literary Artist of the Year 2017.


Live Concert: Phantasia Steel Band  

A Musical Evening    Waccamaw Library     

    Thursday, February 20 at 6 pm 

 

 

The Friends of the Waccamaw Library are back with their beloved FREE Musician's Series! Pantasia Steel Band will take the Library stage to offer an evening of festive Caribbean entertainment. With decades of experience, band members take the traditional musical form of steel drumming to an exciting new level. Pantasia Steel Band will not only delight the audience with their amazingly synchronized playing, the band will also educate listeners about the important history of the steel drum and its significance to Caribbean culture.


Poetry Workshop: "Sacred Magic" 

Poetry Workshop     Waccamaw Library     

    Tuesday, February 25 at 10 am 

 

 

Award-winning poet Libby Bernardin will lead a poetry-writing workshop entitled, “Sacred Magic: How Reading Poetry Enriches Our Writing.” The workshop offers a unique approach to learning how to write poetry, one that can be of equal value for both beginning and experienced poets. Bernardin will bring in a selection of published poems by accomplished poets and then guide participants through valuable interpretations of key elements of these works.


Live Concert: Almost Acoustic Trio   

A Musical Evening    Waccamaw Library     

    Thursday, March 12 at 5:30 pm 

 

 

The Friends of the Waccamaw Library are back with their beloved FREE Musician's Series! Almost Acoustic Trio will play their special brand of Americana and country music, with a bit of rock and blues mixed in. Now based in the Piedmont area of South Carolina, the trio is a synthesis of exceptional talents, featuring Randy Foster, longtime lead guitarist and vocalist for beach music legends, The Grand Strand Band; Fayssoux Starling McLean, singer with Emmylou Harris as well as a Nashville solo artist in her own right; and Brandon Turner, a master multi-instrumentalist and highly accomplished session musician.


"Let's Talk Poetry"  

Tuesdays With    Georgetown Library 

    Tuesday, March 17 at 10 am 

    Part of the "Tuesdays With... series created by the Friends of the Georgetown Library

 

Beloved local poet and professor Libby Bernardin, who is also a lifetime member of the SC Academy of Authors, will explore the creation of beauty through the interplay of words and rhythm in “Let’s Talk Poetry.”


Tea and Poetry Series: Shelby Stephenson and Open Mic 

Tea and Poetry      Waccamaw Library     

     Thursday, March 19 at 10 am 

     An annual event sponsored by the Friends of the Waccamaw Library 

 

Free and open to the public - book signing after the reading with tea and homemade confections. SHELBY STEPHENSON was Poet Laureate of North Carolina from 2015-2018. His recent books: Paul’s Hill: Homage to Whitman; Our World; and Nin’s Poem. He was editor of Pembroke Magazine from 1978 to 2010, when he retired from University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He lives ten miles northwest of Benson, NC, where he was born. And OPEN MIC will follow Stephenson’s reading. All who attend are invited to read one of their own poems. (Please keep your reading to a single poem no longer than a page.)


Live Concert: Island Jazz Quintet plays "Gatsby"    

A Musical Evening    Waccamaw Library     

    Thursday, April 3 at 5:30 pm 

 

 

Come get your “Gatsby” on in early April, as the Library celebrates the life and work of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, American cultural icons. Back in 1920, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald got married. The literary couple held celebrity status throughout the 1920s, and several of their works, including Scott’s The Great Gatsby (1925) and Zelda’s Save Me the Waltz (1932), reflect the highs and lows of their wild lifestyle during the “Roaring 20s.” One hundred years later—to the day—on Friday, April 3 at 5:30 p.m., the Library will hold a “Great Gatsby Gala” dance concert to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Scott and Zelda’s wedding. The Island Jazz Quintet will help us relive the “Jazz Age” (a term coined by Scott) in proper style. Popular mainstays on the local music scene, the Island Jazz Quintet will share their wealth of expertise to recreate the upbeat music of Scott and Zelda’s prime. Come dressed like a flapper in pearls or a clubman in a fedora, and kick up your heels to the same jazz that Scott and Zelda adored! To further set the mood for our “Great Gatsby Gala,” the Library will display a special exhibit of Art Deco jewelry and 1920s vintage clothing and fancy hats, from the collection of Melissa Levey.


Tea and Poetry Series: Diana Pinckney and Carolyn Elkins  

Tea and Poetry      Waccamaw Library     

     Thursday, April 16 at 10 am 

     An annual event sponsored by the Friends of the Waccamaw Library 

 

Free and open to the public - book signing after the reading with tea and homemade confections. DIANA PINCKNEY is the winner of the Ekphrasis Prize, Atlanta Review’s International Poetry Prize and Prime
Number Magazine’s 2018 Poetry Prize. Published in RHINO, Cave Wall, Green Mountains Review, Tar River Poetry, The Pedestal Magazine, Still Point Arts Quarterly, Connotation Press, and other journals and anthologies, Pinckney has five books of poetry, including 2015’s The Beast and The Innocent. CAROLYN ELKINS is the author of three books of poetry: Angel Pays a Visit (Emrys),
Daedalus Rising (Emrys), and Coriolis Forces (Palanquin). Her poems have appeared in numerous journals; six of her poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Carolyn is Associate Editor of Tar River Poetry and a Contributing and Advisory Editor of Poetry South.


The Yawkey Family: Their Impact on Georgetown County   

Tuesdays With    Georgetown Library 

    Tuesday, April 21 at 10 am 

    Part of the "Tuesdays With... series created by the Friends of the Georgetown Library

Jim Lee, the Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center, will talk about Tom Yawkey, who on his 30th birthday, came into a multimillion dollar inheritance left by his late uncle, which included sweeping unspoiled acreage south of Georgetown. The Boston Red Sox owner not only made the beloved Georgetown County property his second home but, on his death, conserved it and left it to the people of the area. 


Joseph Hayne Rainey: His Life and Times    

Tuesdays With    Georgetown Library 

    Tuesday, May 19 at 10 am 

    Part of the "Tuesdays With... series created by the Friends of the Georgetown Library

Dedric Bonds, historian, reporter, and teacher at The Georgetown School will talk about Joseph Hayne Rainey, who was born into slavery and but later was the first African American to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives, the first African American to preside over the House, and the longest–serving African American during the tumultuous Reconstruction period.