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Children’s Corner Returns to Book ‘Em

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Book ‘Em Kick-Off Event in 6 Days

NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green will help kick off Book ‘Em by leading a poetry workshop followed by a reading of her works at Robeson Community College July 17th. She will first lead a workshop, Building Community through Writing and Art, from 9am until 11:30am and then read her work at 1pm. Both events are free and open to the public. The poetry workshop does require registration as space is limited. The afternoon reading is open to the public.



An Afternoon of Poetry

For one day NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green will be in Lumberton, NC. The From 9am until 11:30 am, she will lead a workshop, “Building Community through Writing and Art” at Robeson Community College. Space is limited, so registration is required. The workshop is sponsored by the Robeson County Public Library and the NC Humanities Council.

That afternoon the Robeson County Arts Council and Book ‘Em presents an afternoon of poetry as Jaki Shelton Green reads her poetry and discusses her inspiration. The reading begins at 1pm in the Workforce Development Building at Robeson Community College. The event is free and open to the public.


Book ‘Em Returns 2019

Thank you for your thoughts and well wishes as North Carolina continues to recover from Hurricane Florence. Book ‘Em returns in 2019!

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Book ‘Em Postponed

We hope you are safe as Hurricane Florence, now tropical storm, passes by. The hurricane has had severe effects on our area and our state; therefore, Book ‘Em, originally scheduled for Saturday, September 22, will be postponed.

Business After Hours

You are invited to Business after Hours event, August 30, from 5-7pm at the Inner Peace Center for the Arts, 700 North Roberts Avenue, Lumberton, NC.

Robeson Reads Out Loud Needs Volunteers

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Save the Date

2018 Book ‘Em

Save the Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018

Location: Campus of Robeson Community College  

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Next event date: Saturday, February 27, 2021
Time: 9:30am-4pm
Location: Lumberton, NC Robeson Community College

Email: bookemnc@robeson.edu