Wednesday, May 22 @ 1PM
Jack Reacher (PG-13)
Please join us in the Carnegie Branch's McIntyre Room on the second Monday of each month for the Jane Austen Book Group. We meet at 6 pm for discussion, sometimes films, and refreshments. Contact the reference department for the current book. April is Wuthering Heights.
Celebrating Young Poets in Jackson County!
The 9th Annual Poets Among Us: Young Poets Contest
The poets contest boasts 812 entries submitted this year from Jackson County students in the first through twelfth grades as well as G.E.D. students. Poems cover subjects as wide ranging as animals, divorce, hard times, family fun, friendships, sunsets, and war, to name just a few. To celebrate the student authors and the winning young poets, an awards ceremony will be held on Monday, April 22 at 6:00 pm at the Middle School at Parkside, 2400 Fourth St.
Visit the poet Kenn Nesbitt!
Meet the poet Kenn Nesbitt as part of the festivities! This program will allow participants to experience exciting, funny poetry, and learn how poetry can get kids enthusiastic about reading and writing.
More about the Young Poets Contest: