MEREDITH — The Meredith Public Library invites community members to "Read Local" in October as the library promotes local authors.
Rosamond Van Der Linde, A Piano in Every Room, will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 4-5 p.m. tells the astonishing tale of a family living in a 42-room house with 34 pianos. Their story includes Rosamond’s victory over childhood polio, while her husband, Rein van der Linde, survived the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam. Their sheer courage created their destiny. Later, raising a remarkable musical family of seven pianists the parents shaped their own children’s lives, embraced their community, and grew into a cultural treasure for America, and friends around the world.
Lynn Durham, RN, author of From Frazzled to Fantastic will hold a presentation on Thursday, October 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m. This event will help participants find out how to stay in balance, increase clarity of decision making and relax and enjoy the moment using the ABC’s of Stress Hardiness and how to dance with life.
Dan Szczesny, author of The Nepal Chronicles will be the featured speaker on Thursday, October 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Join hiker and author Dan Szczesny as he discusses marriage, mountains and momos in the highest place on Earth.
Live Free and Eat Pie Book Discussion held on Thursday, October 30, 12-1 p.m. Participants will be treated to homemade pie, while listening to Rebecca Rule discuss her book Live Free and Eat Pie.
Writing your Family History with Thatcher Freund will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 4-5 p.m.
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