Library hosts annual Literary Feast

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 16, 2011

he Rowan Public Library Foundation hosted its second annual Literary Feast on Dec. 9 in the Messinger Room of the Rowan Museum. Around 200 guests attended.
“Deck the Halls with Southern Writers” was the theme for the evening, with Barbara Bates Smith of Clyde, NC reading from the works of Lee Smith, Allan Gurganus and Truman Capote. Musical accompaniment was provided by Jeff Sebens on the hammered dulcimer. The evening featured a Southern Christmas meal by the Buttercup Café of Denton.
Foundation president Bruce Miller, and library Director Jeff Hall spoke and welcomed all guests and introduced and thanked sponsors.
Sponsors were: The Brady Foundation, Tom and Carol Brooke, David and Anne Clay, Bruce and Judy Miller, Ozzie and Patsy Reynolds, Fred and Alice Stanback, F&M Bank, RPL Foundation Board of Directors, United Beverage Company, Cork and Barrell, Corriher Springs Flower Shop, Patterson Farms, and the Rowan Museum.
The event is an annual fundraiser for the Rowan Public Library Foundation.