Start: 10:30 am
Thu 1/10 10:30am-11:30am Pre-School Story Time Please join us for pre-school story time every Thursday morning at 10:30am, with an art activity afterwards.
Start: 7:00 pm
Thu 1/10 7pm-8:30pm Flyleaf Second Thursday Poetry Reading & Open Mic Featured Poets: Al Maginnes & Claudine R. Moreau This monthly reading series is co-hosted by Stan Absher and Debra Kaufman and sponsored by Flyleaf Books. An informal get-together before the reading will begin around 5:45 at the Chapel Hill Foster’s, next door to Flyleaf. Please join the group for an hour of conversation. Featured readers will each read for approximately 20 minutes and, after a short break for the readers to sign books, there will be an open mic. Please sign up to read no later than 7 pm. This month’s featured poets: Al Maginnes’s fifth full-length collection Inventing Constellations was published in October. Other recent books are Ghost Alphabet, which won the 2007 White Pine Poetry Prize, and two chapbooks published in 2010, Between States and Greatest Hits 1987-2010. He lives in Raleigh and teaches at Wake Technical Community College. Claudine R. Moreau is the author of Dark Machines, a collection of "suburban gothic" poetry. She won The Pinch 2011 literary award for poetry. She spends nights at the telescope teaching astronomy and physics at Elon University, and is currently at work on a collection of astronomy-inspired poetry.