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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Books

Nature Reading

Ann Fisher-Wirth, American poet and scholar of Oxford, will be the guest speaker for this Friday evening’s Nature Reading at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Davis Antebellum Home at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center in Holly Springs. The event is free and open to the public.

Fisher-Wirth’s third book of poems, “Carta Marina,” appeared from Wings Press in April 2009. She teaches at the University of Mississippi, where she also directs the environmental studies minor. She also teaches in the low residency MFA program at Chatham University in Pittsburgh. She is currently editing an ecopoetry anthology with Laura-Gray Street and so she will talk about contemporary American ecopoetry to start the program. A discussion will be held at the end of the program. Registration is required by calling 662-252-1155 or e-mail kboyle@aududon.org. For more information, visit http://strawberryplains.audubon.org. (September 20, 2010)

BES Book Fair

Bramlett Elementary School will conclude its annual Fall Book Fair in the BES library today. Great books are available for sale to the public and attendees can also honor a Bramlett teacher by purchasing a book from their wish list for their classroom.

The book fair will be held Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Parents and caregivers of toddlers, school-aged children, home schoolers and friends are encouraged to purchase books. For more information, call Connie Robinson at 234-2685. (August 29, 2010)

BES Book Fair

Bramlett Elementary School will hold its annual Fall Book Fair in the BES library. Great books will be available for sale to the public and attendees can also honor a Bramlett teacher by purchasing a book from their wish list for their classroom.

The book fair will be open today and Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Parents and caregivers of toddlers, school-aged children, home schoolers and friends are encouraged to purchase books. For more information, call Connie Robinson at 234-2685. (August 29, 2010)

BES Book Fair

Bramlett Elementary School will hold its annual Fall Book Fair in the BES library. Great books will be available for sale to the public and attendees can also honor a Bramlett teacher by purchasing a book from their wish list for their classroom.

The book fair will be open today through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Parents and caregivers of toddlers, school-aged children, home schoolers and friends are encouraged to purchase books. For more information, call Connie Robinson at 234-2685. (August 29, 2010)

BES Book Fair

Bramlett Elementary School will hold its annual Fall Book Fair in the BES library. Great books will be available for sale to the public and attendees can also honor a Bramlett teacher by purchasing a book from their wish list for their classroom.

The book fair will be open Tuesday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. The book fair will also be open Tuesday night following the PTA meeting, which begins at 6 p.m. Parents and caregivers of toddlers, school-aged children, home schoolers and friends are encouraged to purchase books. For more information, call Connie Robinson at 234-2685. (August 29, 2010)

Yalobusha County Historical Society

Will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, in the Presbyterian Church in Coffeeville. The speaker will be Viet Nam veteran, Gene Hayes of Oxford. He will speak of his experiences in the Viet Nam War and will review his book “The Year of the Monkey.” The public is invited, and veterans are especially welcome. (August 9, 2010)

Summer Reading Program

Even though the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library’s Summer Reading Program officially ended on July 30, children and adults can continue to turn in their reading records until the end of August and receive their prize for reading five or more books over the summer months. For more information, call the library at 234-5751. (August 2, 2010)

Summer Reading Program

Even though the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library’s Summer Reading Program officially ended on July 30, children and adults can continue to turn in their reading records until the end of August and receive their prize for reading five or more books over the summer months. For more information, call the library at 234-5751. (August 2, 2010)

Summer Reading Program Party

The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library reminds those who have participated in this year’s Summer Reading Program that Friday is the deadline to turn in their completed reading record. To mark the end of this year’s Summer Reading Program, the library will host a party at 10:30 a.m. Friday with cake and refreshments and Reggie the Reading Raccoon. For more information, call the library at 234-5751. (July 29, 2010)

Skipwith Historical and Genealogical Society

The Skipwith Historical and Genealogical Society will meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Genealogy Room (second floor) of the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library, 401 Bramlett Blvd. The speaker will be Dr. Charles Eagles, William F. Winter Professor of History at the University of Mississippi. His most recent book is titled “The Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss.” The public is invited to this free lecture. (July 14, 2010)

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