Braswell Memorial Library Adult Programs Planned for July

Billy Yeargin to present on July 16, 2016. Source: Braswell Memorial Library, Rocky Mount NC.
Billy Yeargin to present on July 16, 2016. Source: Braswell Memorial Library, Rocky Mount NC.

 Contributed by LaKesha W. Joyner, Adult Programming Librarian

July adult programs range from writer gatherings to exercise to historical presentations. Check out these upcoming events.

While most are held at Braswell Memorial Library, 727 N Grace Street, in Rocky Mount NC, a few are at other locations, as noted.

If registration is required for an event, that is also noted.

For more information on the programs below, contact Kesha Joyner at 252.442.1951 x.253.

Literary Latte

July 9, 2016 @ 1pm-2pm, join fellow book-lovers for the Literary Latte Hour at Dunkin Donuts, 2120 Stone Rose Drive, Rocky Mount NC. Come relax and find out what’s new or share what you have recently read.

Writer’s Fellowship

July 9, 2016 @ 3pm-4pm,  all writers of all ages may join the Writer’s Fellowship in the second floor Computer Lab.

Braswell Walking Book Club

Scheduled for July 12, July 19, and July 26, 2016, 5:30pm-6:30pm,  join the Walking Book Club as we “Exercise our Mind” while walking the city block around the library, then discuss your favorite books. Register in advance by contacting  Kesha Joyner (252-442-1951 ext. 253).

Special “Road Scholar” Presentation

July 16, 2016, 2pm-3pm, North Carolina Humanities Council’s Road Scholar Billy Yeargin presents “The American Tobacco Culture: Our Heritage.” This presentation will address the impact tobacco had in forming a new American society. This program will be held in the second floor Computer Lab. To find out more about the NC Humanities Council and its “Road Scholar” program, visit or attend this special event.

Exploring Space with Chris Richardson

July 21, 2016 @ 3pm-4pm,  Chris Richardson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physics at Elon University will be discussing “Exoplanets: Is there Another Earth?” in the second floor Computer Lab.

Good Reads Book Club Monthly Meeting

July 25, 2016 @ 10:30am-12pm, the Book Club will be discussing the book “The Butterfly Mosque” by G. Willow Wilson in the Wiley Room. If you are interested in becoming a member of the book club, contact Kesha Joyner at 252.442.1951 x.253.

Health-Related Presentation

July 28, 2016 @ 6pm-7:30pm, Understanding and Responding to Dementia-related behaviors by the Eastern NC Alzheimer’s Association. Join us to learn the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease in the Warner Room. Due to limited seating, registration is required. Register by calling Kesha Joyner 252.442.1951 x.253.

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