Lexington Library to Host State Poet Laureate June 1

The Lexington Library will host SC Poet Laureate, Marjory Wentworth, for The Power of Poetry & Social Engagement.

WHEN Thursday, June 1, 2017, 6:30 – 7:30pm

WHERE Lexington Main Library

In time of trouble, poetry can console us and help us express our grief and outrage. Poetry’s ability to describe the indescribable, in both the personal and the public realm, can help heal deep wounds. Poets laureate, in particular, are required to speak up for their communities and describe a world we deeply want and need. Presented by Marjory Wentworth. For more information, call 803-785-2680.

Upcoming Event

Speaker at the Center event with Charlie Meshaw

Speaker at the Center

Join the South Carolina State Library and the SC Center for the Book for our next Speaker at the Center Author Talk featuring Charlie Mewshaw, author of Arcane Carolinas:  Folklore, Urban Legends, and Tales of Modern Weird from the Carolinas and co-host of the Arcane Carolinas Podcast.