Friends of the Library sponsored a reception on Monday, April 2, 2018, in honor of the 2018 Mary Frances Hobson recipient, author Jim Grimsley, Professor of Creative Writing at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Many attended to meet and greet Mr. Grimsley. Following the reception, everyone proceeded to the Chowan Room for a delicious meal and then to listen to Mr. Grimsley as he delivered the Hobson Lecture followed by a book signing. A great event and evening had by all who attended.
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