Brown Bags and ghost stories on tap at Brundidge Library

Published 7:30 am Tuesday, October 6, 2015

The Tupper Lightfoot Memorial Library in Brundidge has a busy month planned and the public is invited to attend any and all events planned for October.

Theresa Trawick, library director, said all events are admission free and planned for all ages and with a hint of Halloween.

“We have a brown bag lunch planned for Thursday, October 15 with a program titled ‘Hey, Boo: Harper Lee,’” Trawick said. “The library will furnish the drinks and we invite everyone to come, bring a brown bag lunch and spend their lunch hour with us.”

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The program will feature a short video on Harper Lee followed by a discussion of her books, “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Go Set a Watchman.”

With the publication of “Go Set a Watchman,” Trawick said there is renewed interest in “To Kill a Mockingbird” as well as the Lee’s “new” book.

“The discussion should be interesting as we share our thoughts on these books,” Trawick said.

Haunted Library Ghost Stories will be the featured event for Thursday, October 22. Times will be 5:30 until 6:30 p.m.

Trawick said Haunted Library Ghost Stories is an event for children although some adults will enjoy the ghost stories told and read by Jennifer Amlong, children’s librarian.

“We’ll have ghost stories, a tour of the haunted library and some creepy snacks so the Haunted Library Ghost Stories will a fun event for kids at this fun time of the year,” Trawick said.

The City of Brundidge’s annual Halloween for Children will be on Thursday, October 29 on the lawn of City Hall. Children will be invited to wear their Halloween costumes and visit the booths for treats provided by local businesses and organizations. Halloween for Children will be an hour in length, from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m.

On Saturday, October 31, the Tupper Lightfoot Memorial Library will participate in the Annual Peanut Butter Festival with a program highlighting the life and discoveries of Dr. George Washington Carver, who is known as the Father of the Peanut.

The program titled “A Weed is a Flower: The Life of George Washington Carver” will be presented twice, at 10 and 11 a.m. at the library.

Eddie Bailey will present the program accompanied by musician Lenny Trawick. The program will include a demonstration of making milk from peanuts.

For more information about the October programs or other programs at the library, call the library at 334-735-2145 or visit the library’s website at