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Library events

October 09, 2007

Meet the Author

Author Charles Shields will be at Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, tonight at 7.

In this Big Read Program, Shields will discuss his book, "Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee." A book signing will follow the discussion. Books will be available at the library for purchase. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 136 for information.

Shields will also be speaking at Hagerstown Community College today at 10 a.m. In addition, the Authentic Community Theatre will perform an original dramatic composition of Harper Lee at several stages of her life and an original musical composition written in celebration of The Big Read in Washington County by Ron Hovermale, coordinator of Visual and Performing Arts for Washington County Public Schools. The dramatic composition was written by Niki Perini.

Other events

Other events going on at the library include:

Friday, Oct 12 - Free movie "Hocus Pocus" will be shown at 7:30 p.m. This Walt Disney film is rated PG.


The movie will be in the lower lever meeting room. Bring your own chairs. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 132 for more information

Saturday, Oct. 13 - Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities include crafts, storytelling, food and more. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 132 for more information.

Monday, Oct. 15 - Book discussion, 7 p.m. The title is "Enrique's Journey." by Sonia Nazario. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 136 for more information.

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