Friday, December 28, 2007

2008 - New Reading & Discussion Series: Let's Talk About It!

A new reading and discussion book series entitled “Remember Everything: The Importance of Heritage in South Carolina Literature” will be held at the Colleton County Memorial Library beginning in January 2008. Copies of the books for the series may be picked up at the circulation desk in the library. The program is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Colleton County Memorial Library and is funded in part by the South Carolina Humanities Council, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities; inspiring, engaging and enriching South Carolinians with programs on literature, history, culture and heritage.

Dates, titles, and scholars for the series are:

Monday, January 14 at 6 p.m.Rich in Love by Josephine Humphreys, Scholar: Dr. Rosemary Reisman, retired college professor.

Monday, January 28 at 6 p.m. Down by the Riverside by Charles Joyner, Scholar: Janis Blocker, Colleton County educator

Tuesday, February 12 at 6 p.m. - Secret & Sacred: The Diaries of James Henry Hammond, edited by Carol Bleser, Scholar: Dr. Ron Cox, Associate Professor of History, Assoc. Dean for Academic & Student Affairs, USC/Lancaster

Monday, February 26 at 6:00 p.m.The Great Santini by Pat Conroy, Scholar: Dr. Ellen Malphrus, Assoc. Professor, USC/Beaufort

Monday, March 10 at 6:00 p.m.Red Hills and Cotton by Ben Robertson, Scholar: Dot Jackson, award winning author and relative of Ben Robertson