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Wayne County Reads to include several activities this week

By From staff reports
Published in News on February 13, 2012 1:46 PM

Wayne County Reads continues its discussion of the book "The Pleasure Was Mine" this week with several events planned.

The book, by Asheville author Tommy Hays, describes a husband's coping with his wife's growing dementia.

On Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 10:30 a.m., there will be a children's story time and craft session to make cards for veterans at the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Library. On Wednesday, a film on the subject will be shown a the Wayne County library at 6:30 p.m.

On Thursday at noon and again at 6 p.m., book discussions will be led by Kay Cooke of the Wayne County Library. Book discussions also will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at the base library.

Also at the base library, a "scanning party" to preserve old photographs will be held Saturday, Feb. 11.

This past weekend featured a one-man play, "The Best is Yet To Be," performed by Quinn Hawksworth at Wayne Community College.

Next week will feature a panel discussion on Tuesday, Feb. 21, "Alzheimer's/Dementia: Joy and Challenges of Care Giving," with family caregivers share their stories. It will be held at 7 p.m. at the Wayne County Public Library.