Discover the wealth of local creativity and talent in our community with Wake County Public Libraries “In Your Neighborhood” program series this September and October. Libraries invite residents to meet local authors and experts who will present on topics such as yoga, local history, screenwriting, gardening, travel and much more.
The following is a sample of upcoming “In Your Neighborhood” events:
Meet Yoga Instructor and Author Jessamyn Stanley
Enjoy an afternoon with North Carolina native Jessamyn Stanley, an internationally-recognized yoga instructor whose book “Every Body Yoga” offers an inclusive, empowering and body-positive approach to yoga that shows yoga really is for everybody.
Sept. 17, 2 p.m. at West Regional Library, 919-463-8500
Join Craig LeHoullier, tomato expert and local author of the award-winning book “Epic Tomatoes,” for a program about selecting and growing your best tomatoes ever.
Oct. 5, 7 p.m., Northeast Regional Library, 919-570-7166
Oct. 19, 7 p.m., Eva Perry Regional Library, 919-387-2100
Oct. 24, 7 p.m., Cameron Village Regional Library, 919-856-6710
Hooray for Raleigh: Screenwriting
Learn about the art of screenwriting from area experts. Registration is requested.
Eryk Pruitt, Screenwriter, author and filmmaker
Sept. 14, 7 p.m, Northeast Regional Library, 919-570-7166
Ian Finely, Playwright and 2012 Piedmont Laureate
Oct. 19, 7 p.m., North Regional Library, 919-870-4000
Oct. 23, 7 p.m., Cameron Village Regional Library, 919-856-6710
North Carolina Author Tea
Enjoy tea and cookies as you get to know some local authors. Learn about their books, characters and writing process. Registration is required.
Mark Van Name, Sarah Shaber, Erin Knightley
Sept. 10, 2 p.m., Cameron Village Regional Library, 919-856-6710
Elizabeth Craig, Ruth Moose, Wayne Caldwell
Sept. 10, Eva Perry Regional Library, 919-387-2100
Diane Chamberlain, Bill Floyd, David Drake
Sept. 19, Northeast Regional Library, 919-570-7166
Michele Andrea Bowen, Bill Floyd, Claudia Dain
Sept. 23, Southeast Regional Library, 919-662-2250
Brynn Bonner, Clay and Susan Griffith
Sept. 24, North Regional Library, 919-870-4000
Sarah Shaber, Ruth Moose, Michael Malone
Sept. 24, 2 p.m., West Regional Library, 919-463-8500
John Kessel and Charlie Lovett
Sept. 30, 2 p.m., East Regional Library, 919-217-5300
To learn more about events, programs, branch locations and hours, as well as other services available at Wake County Public Libraries, visit our website.