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MS author Al Povall to speak at Luncheon with Books, Oct 17

October 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tuesday, October 17, Mississippi author Al Povall will discuss his book A Time Remembered, Ole Miss 1945-1970 at Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany. Mr. Povall is a native of Lexington, MS. He graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1963 with a BA. After serving as a Naval [Continue Reading]

Library News for September; October calendar

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Library News September 2017: The library has been busy since schools are in session again. There were 3900 visits to the library this month. There were new library cards issued for New Albany and Union County citizens. The library has new books arriving for children and teens, as a result of grants that have been [Continue Reading]

Faulkner book to be topic of Luncheon with Books

September 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

As an event of the William Faulkner Literary Fest, Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library Tuesday, September 19, Faulkner’s  book Big Woods will be the topic. Dr. Kate Stewart, English Professor at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, will discuss Big Woods, which is the focus [Continue Reading]

Jennie Stephens Smith Library News: June & July 2017

August 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

This month there is big news at the library. New LED lighting has been installed. The Union County Library Board used some of the funds from the Elaine Platek inheritance, and the Union County Board of Supervisors paid for the installation. We appreciate the work of Tim McCraw and his crew from T and M Electrical for [Continue Reading]

Mary Ann Connell to review her memoir at Luncheon with Books

August 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mary Ann Connell will review her memoir An Unforseen Life at Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany on Tuesday, August 15. A light lunch will be served beginning at 11:30 AM. Connell was among the first women to practice law in Oxford, MS. “Her story is a funny, touching account [Continue Reading]

Eisenhower to be topic of July Luncheon with Books

July 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Luncheon with Books will be held Tuesday, July 18, at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany. Joe Marshall Davis, a New Albany attorney, will review Bret Baier’s book Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission. The book focuses on the days between the Eisenhower farewell address January 17, [Continue Reading]

Tupelo novelist to speak at June Luncheon With Books

June 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tuesday, June 20, Luncheon With Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany will feature Tupelo author Jacquelyn Allen. She will review her novel, Zookymoon. In the book Ms Allen describes the fun stories of Tupelo’s Dan Matthews as he travels cross country and across countries on his motorcycle. A [Continue Reading]
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