A&E Briefs

Events for readers and writers

Adult summer reading program

It is time again for the “Great Jackson County Read,” the adult summer reading program from Jackson County Public Library in Sylva. 

This year’s theme is “The Four Elements: Earth, Water, Fire and Air.” The four elements of earth, water, fire and air are the building blocks of our world, both physical and metaphysical. 

From current non-fiction to ancient folktales and mythology, to even our basic personas, many of our greatest stories and truths alike are inspired by the nature of the four elements. 

This summer in the Great Jackson County Read, let’s explore how earth, water, fire, and air manifest in the books we read. Check out the library website (www.fontanalib.org) for some reading suggestions from the library staff.

This year, the library is encouraging you to sign up online using the website www.fontanalib.org/summer. Sign-up begins now, and on June 1 you can begin submitting your pages. 

For more information, please call the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva at 828.586.2016. This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Jackson County Public Library.

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