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Poet to read and sign books Thursday

Winston-Salem poet Helen Losse will read from and sign copies of her new book of poetry, ěSeriously Dangerous,î at Literary Bookpost on Thursday, July 21, at 5 p.m. Published by Main Street Rag Press of Charlotte, ěSeriously Dangerousî is Helen’s fourth book of poetry.
Losse is the poetry editor of The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature. She has two chapbooks, ěGathering the Broken Pieces,î published by FootHills Publishing, and ěPaper Snowflakes,î published by Southern Hum Press. Her most recent book of poetry was ěBetter with Friends,î published by Main Street Rag Press. Losse has also been published in a number of journals and magazines.
Educated at Missouri Southern State and Wake Forest universities, she lives with her husband Bill in Winston-Salem, where she occasionally writes book reviews for literary magazines. With the event at Literary Bookpost on Thursday, this will be Helenís third reading there.
Literary Bookpost is located at 110 S. Main St. in downtown Salisbury. For additional information about this event, call 704 630-9788 or visit www.literarybookpost.com.
Events at Kannapolis Library
Summer is winding down but the Kannapolis Branch of the Cabarrus County Public Library still has some great events coming up. All events are at the Kannapolis Branch of the Cabarrus County Public Library located at 850 Mountain St., Kannapolis.
Crime Prevention Workshop for Seniors, Wednesday, July 27, at 11 a.m.
Crime prevention is everyoneís responsibility. Seniors can learn how to protect themselves from being victims of crime by attending the crime prevention workshop. This event is sponsored by the Cabarrus County Sheriffís Department and will cover topics such as violent crime, identity theft and fraud. Event is free and open to the public. No registration required. For more information, contact Christie or Jessica at 704-920-1180.
Ghost Hunting 101 ń Saturday, Aug. 6, at 2 p.m.
Is your local library haunted? Join local paranormal investigators from The Carolina Paranormal Society and find out. The investigators will share local ghost stories and answer questions about ghost hunting. If you are hooked on Syfyís ěGhost Huntersî then you do not want to miss this event ó this group is part of the TAPS family. This event is free and open to the public. No registration required. For more information, contact Christie or Jessica at 704-920-1180.

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