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2022 Fall Program Author Talk featuring Dr. Jalesa Parks, author of Just Baby Fat
2022 Summer Program "Let's Talk About It: Women's Suffrage"
2022 Winter Program A Celebration of Scholarship
2020 Winter Program Book Art Talk by Jim Diehr
2019 Fall Program Book Talk with Dr. Ozzie Di Paolo Harrison: Femicide in Argentine Literature
2019 Society Social Dixie Dewdrop: The Uncle Dave Macon Story
2019 Winter Program "A Celebration of Scholarship"
2018 Summer Program Seeking Balance through Creative Expression
2018 Society Social My Father’s War: A Story of Conflict, Survival, and Grace
2018 Winter Program Readings from Their Latest Books Featuring Andrea Spofford, Amy Wright, & Stephanie Dugger
2017 Summer Program "The Story of Dorothy Dix: From Local Roots to Global Celebrity"
2017 Spring Social "Fake News, Alternative Facts: Journalism's New Age"
2017 Winter Program "A Celebration of Scholarship"
2016 Fall Program Shakespeare and the First Folio
2016 Spring Social Feeding a World of Nine Billion
2016 Winter Program Lost on a Mountain in Maine
2015 Fall Program Divided: Mary Lincoln & Emilie Todd Helm
2015 Spring Society Social Inner Vision: Where Insight Sets the Scene
2015 Winter Program "A Celebration of Scholarship"
2014 Fall Program Minoa Uffelman, Ellen Kanervo, Phyllis Smith, & Eleanor Williams, co-editors of The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman's Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890
2014 Summer Program Dr. Alisa White, 10th President of APSU
2014 Spring Society Social "The Performing Life:
A Singer's Guide to Survival"
2014 Winter Program "Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren"
2013 Fall Program "Paper Art Engineering"
2013 Summer Program Picnic on the Patio with Dr. John Butler, Model T in Trouble
2013 Spring Social "Enter Laughing (But Quietly, Please!):
Amusing Anecdotes from a Life in Libraries"
2013 Winter Program "A Celebration of Scholarship"
2012 Fall Programs Presentations by Dr. Susan Curtis professor of history at Purdue University
2012 Summer Program Dinner at the Library with Barry Kitterman
2012 Spring Society Social Smoke: The Tennessee-KentuckyTobacco Wars
2012 Winter Program "An Evening with Stephanie Osborn"
2011 Fall Event "The Curious Case of the Tolerant Bigot"
2011 Summer Program "Creating Public Art"
2011 Spring Program "The Society Social: An Evening with Dr. Gregg Steinberg"
2011 Winter Program "A Celebration of Scholarship: Creative and Scholarly Achievements at Austin Peay"
2010 Fall Program "Visiting Writers Series: Richard Bausch"
2010 Summer Program "A Taste of Italia"
2010 Spring Program "The Society Social: An Evening with Wade Bourne"
2010 Winter Program "The Magic of Poetry,The Poetry of Magic"
2009 Fall Event TEL: Tennessee Electronic Library
2009 Inaugural Event Dinner on the River: An Evening
with Michael Shoulders