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Let’s Talk About It: SC Writers on Page & Screen
September 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Aiken County Public Library will present an original Let’s Talk About It series titled “South Carolina Writers on Page and Screen” from September – November 2022. This reading and film discussion series features novels by modern South Carolina-based writers whose works have been turned into films. The series will become a part of the permanent Let’s Talk About It collection available to all libraries and nonprofit organizations after it concludes in Aiken. SC Humanities supported this project with a Mini Grant.
Tuesday, September 6 | 6:30 p.m. ? The Great Santini (1979 rated PG)
Tuesday, September 13 | 7:00 p.m. ? The Great Santini (Pat Conroy) discussed by Dr. Tom Mack
Tuesday, September 27 | 6:30 p.m. ? The Mermaid Chair (2006 rated PG)
Tuesday, October 4 | 7:00 p.m. ? The Mermaid Chair (Sue Monk Kidd) discussed by Dr. Matt Miller
Tuesday, October 18 | 6:30 p.m. ? The World Made Straight (2015 rated R)
Tuesday, October 25 | 7:00 p.m. ? The World Made Straight (Ron Rash) discussed by Dr. Andrew Geyer
Tuesday, November 8 | 6:30 p.m. ? The Beach House (2018 rated G)
Tuesday, November 15 | 7:00 p.m. ? The Beach House (Mary Alice Monroe) discussed by Dr. Todd Hagstette
The program is open to the public and is for adults 18 and older. In addition to the grant from SC Humanities, support was provided by the Friends of the Library.