Cookbook signing Nov. 21
Patricia Branning will be at Literary Bookpost on Saturday, Nov. 21, 1:30-3:30 p.m. signing copies of her new cookbook collection, “Shrimp, Collards, and Grits: Recipes from the Creeks and Gardens of the South Carolina Lowcountry.” The book was reviewed and some recipes were highlighted in the Salisbury Post on Wednesday, Nov. 11.
At Literary Bookpost, Branning will augment her signing with a selection of foods from the recipes in the book which will be available for sampling by those attending. In addition, original artwork from the prints included in the book will be on display.
Literary Bookpost is located at 110 S. Main St. in downtown Salisbury. For additional information about this event, or other future events, call 704-630-9788 or visit www.literarybookpost.com.
Author to sign railroading book
Joe Harris, a Rowan County native and author, will discuss his book: “A Hell of a Way to Run a Railroad,” Friday, Nov. 20, at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.
The 3 p.m. program will be held in RCCC’s North Campus Learning Resource Center.
Harris, a former RCCC student, will discuss his 36 years as a railroad engineer. His book provides a look at the daily workings of railroads, from the trains to the people who make them go.After his discussion, Harris will sign copies of his book, which will be available for sale. The public is invited.
Library classes and events
Computer classes: Classes are free. Sessions are 90 minutes long. Class size is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Dates and times are subject to change without notice.
Headquarters ó Monday, 7 p.m., Business Resources on the Web; Thursday, 2:30 p.m., Introduction to Heritage Quest; Nov. 23, 7 p.m., Absolute Beginners Computer Class.
South ó Monday, 7 p.m., Google Class.
East ó Nov. 24, 1 p.m., Google Class.
Book chats for children: Thursday, 4:15 p.m., “No Talking,” by Andrew Clements, grades four and five. Part of Book Chats, a new program at South Regional library only. For children in grades two-five. Registration required. Call 704-216-7728.
Teen program: Game night at the library. Play videogames on the big screen or favorite board games, 5:30-7 p.m. For information, call 704-216-8234. East, Nov. 23; Headquarters, Nov. 30.
Tuesday Night at the Movies: All movies are at 6:30 p.m. All movies are rated G, PG or PG 13. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Free popcorn and lemonade.
Disney favorites. Tuesday, “Sword in the Stone”; Nov. 24, “Robin Hood.”
Displays: Headquarters ó art by Art Gang; dolls and books by Rowan Doll Society; South ó handmade baskets by Shirley Bacom. East ó Friends Basket display.
November hours: Nov. 25, all locations close at 1 p.m. Nov. 26-27, all branches closed for Thanksgiving.Literacy: Call the Rowan County Literacy Council at 704-216-8266 for more information on teaching or receiving literacy tutoring for English speakers or for those for whom English is a second language.