Stanly County Public Library

Let’s Talk About It – Lecture Series with the Friends of SCPL and Stanly Community College

The Friends of the Stanly County Public Library in partnership with Stanly Community College are holding a lecture series titled, “The Journey Inward: Women’s Autobiography”. Please join them for a lecture series that brings scholars, students, and community members. Following is a table of scholars, session times, and the book and author they’ll be discussing.

ScholarSession Date and TimeBook and Author
Alice Osborn8/29/19, 6 PM“One Writer’s Beginnings” by Eudora Welty
Julie Cartner9/12/19, 6 PM“Letters of a Woman Homesteader” by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
Dr. Frank Deena9/26/19, 6 PM“Dust Tracks on a Road” by Zora Neale Hurstone
Dr. Mark West10/10/19, 6 PM“An American Childhood” by Annie Dillard
Tess Ocana10/24/19, 6 PM“West with the Night” by Beryl Markham

All lecture sessions will be held in the Learning Resource Center in the Snyder Building at Stanly Community College. All events are free to attend, however reservations are required as books are limited.

For more information or to make your reservation, please contact Mr. Joel Ferdon, SCC’s Director of Library Services, as 704-991-0261 or via email at [email protected]. You may also visit for more information.

This project is made possible by funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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