A&E Briefs

Literary events

Are you a fan of mermaids?

Children’s author Emily B. Martin will read from her new book, “A Field Guide to Mermaids,” at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in the Community Room at the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva.

As well, Martin will teach attendees how to draw a mermaid. There will also be mermaid crafts and activities for all ages. This program is co-sponsored by the City Lights Bookstore. Books will be available for purchase at the library the day of the program. Free and open to the public.

This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Jackson County Public Library. For more information, please call the library at 828.586.2016. The Jackson County Public Library is a member of Fontana Regional Library (fontanalib.org).

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