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Silent Watch-commUNITY Read Event at Perry County District Library

Ohio by author Stephen Markley has been chosen as the 2019 commUNITY read for Perry, Muskingum, Licking and Guernsey County Libraries. In conjunction with this, programs inspired by the book will be sponsored by the participating libraries including Perry County District Library. These programs include Silent Watch, Can We Talk Book Club, Buckeye Key Chain Make & Take Craft, and the Meet the Author event.

 

Silent Watch-commUNITY Read Event at Perry County District Library

 

 

Silent Watch-commUNITY Read Event at Perry County District Library

Ohio by author Stephen Markley has been chosen as the 2019 commUNITY read for Perry, Muskingum, Licking and Guernsey County Libraries.  In conjunction with this, programs inspired by the book will be sponsored by the participating libraries including Perry County District Library.  These programs include Silent Watch, Can We Talk Book Club, Buckeye Key Chain Make & Take Craft, and the Meet the Author event.

 

Silent Watch, a program brought to you in partnership with the Perry County Veterans Service Commission, will focus on PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder) and Suicide Awareness as it relates to our Veterans.  This program will be held at the Perry County District Library in New Lexington on September 19, 2019.  From 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. visitors can view a display recognizing the 22 Veterans lost to suicide each day.  Representatives from PCVSC will be available for questions and discussion throughout the event.  At 3:45 p.m. a memorial ceremony for those Veterans lost to suicide will be held on the front lawn of the library.

 

The Can We Talk? Book Club for Adults will be discussing Ohio on September 25, 2019, at 3:30 p.m.  FREE copies of the book are available at all library locations while supplies last.

 

The Make & Take Buckeye Keychain craft will be held on October 2, 2019, at the New Lexington library location at 5 p.m.  Please call to register (740) 342-4194.  Space is limited.

 

The culminating event will feature a presentation by Stephen Markley as well as a book signing.  The event will be held at Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville, Ohio, on October 24, 2019, at 6 p.m.  The event is open to the public and admission is FREE.

 

For more information visit the library online at www.pcdl.org.

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