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Programs

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All programs free of charge unless
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Programs in Your Community:

Beaufort Branch Location

Saturday,May 14, 1:00 PM
USCB Professor, Rod Sproatt will do a book review of Rocket Boys. Light lunch provided in the 2nd floor Conference Room.

Saturday, May 21, 3 PM
One of the original Rocket Boys, Roy Lee Cook, will speak in the Paul Siegmund Room. Receptions follows.

Bluffton Branch Location

Saturday, April 9 (1:30 p.m.):
Memoir Writing Workshop presented by local author, Vicki Hunnings.
Learn to write a memoir just like Rocket Boys!

Sunday, April 17 ( 2:00 p.m.):
"EXPLORE! Fun with Rockets" Program (For children ages 8-12 ).

Sunday, May 1 ( 2:00 p.m.):
Free screening of
the 1999 film, which is based on Rocket Boys.

Wednesday, May 11 (11:00 a.m.):
Ann Rosen will lead a discussion of the book,
Rocket Boy.

Sunday, May 22 (2:00 p.m.):
Scientist Richard Evans will speak on rocketry – “Inertial Navigation: Flying to the Moon Without a Road Map.

Hilton Head Island Branch Location

Wednesday, April 6 (2:00 p.m.):
Local author Bob Mayer will present a memoir writing workshop.

Wednesday, April 27 (2:00 p.m.): There will be a book discussion of the book ‘Rocket Boys” led by Shana Hirsch from Technical College of the Lowcountry.

Saturday April 30:
Three fun programs, at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.!
"Blast!” -- an introduction to rockets. Participants will make rockets and then blast them off in the library parking lot. Ages kindergarten
and older. Participants will need to sign up in advance.

Saturday, May 21 (11:00-12:00): Roy Lee Cooke, one of the original "Rocket Boys." will speak on his experiences and to sign copies of the book. He will also answer your questions.

• Events will take place in the large meeting room.

Lobeco Branch Location Programs

Saturday, May 14th (2:00 p.m.):
"Blast!” -- an introduction to rockets. Participants will make rockets and then blast them off in the library parking lot. Ages kindergarten and older.

 

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