Meet “Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life” Author Marta McDowell

McDowell is a gardener, writer and teacher. Her latest book is Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life, which looks at the plants, places and gardens that inspired the iconic poet. Marta McDowell teaches horticulture and landscape history at the New York Botanical Gardens, and has taught at universities and other national garden institutions. She has another book … Read More

St. Patrick: The Man and the Myth – Virtual

Join historian Jennifer Paxton for a lecture and discussion about St. Patrick on St. Patrick’s Day! Did St. Patrick really drive the snakes out of Ireland? Much of what we think we know about St. Patrick is actually mythical, but the truth is even more interesting. In this talk, historian Jennifer Paxton will look at … Read More

6th Annual Literary Forum Presented by the Olney Writer’s Group

Join the Olney Writer’s Group for a reading by local writers of newly-published works or works-in-progress. Please come out and support these talented authors from our community! Works are in a variety of genres, including memoir, fantasy, travel, young adult and children’s. A brief Q&A will be held at the end of each reading. Participating … Read More

Virtual Meet the Authors of Tough Cases

Judge Russell F. Canan, Judge Gregory E. Mize, Judge Frederick H. Weisberg and Judge Reggie B. Walton discuss the toughest cases they have ever had to decide. Tough Cases: Trial Judges Tell the Stories of Some of the Hardest Decisions They’ve Ever Made. Judge Russell F. Canan, Judge Gregory E. Mize, Judge Frederick H. Weisberg … Read More