October 8, 2010
The 2010 Marathon County READS celebration continues this next week with a variety of events at the Headquarters and branch libraries.
Saturday October 9th, children's book illustrator Vong Lao will give a program on his artwork in the new picture book KA'S GARDEN. The program will be held in the Wausau Room starting at 1:00. A book-signing will follow with copies available for purchase from Janke's Bookstore.
Monday October 11th, the Wausau Headquarters will host a book discussion on this year's READS selection, Paul Fleischman's SEEDFOLKS. The program begins at 6:30 in the Wausau Room.
On Tuesday October 12th, Tom Rau will discuss Wausau's Community Garden, its history and how you can get involved. That program will begin at 6:30 on the 2nd Floor of the Headquarters Library.
Thursday October 14th, Darla Zastrow will offer a fascinating introduction to the wonders of the newly-created Robert W. Monk Botanical Gardens, central Wisconsin's first public botanical gardens. The program will start at 6:30 in the Wausau Room.
Wherever you live in Marathon County, there are many wonderful programs, concerts and other events being presented as part of this year's READS celebration. Check with your local branch for information on their offerings and join in the fun!
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