From the science of relativity to an ice cream social, the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library has interesting and fun programs planned this week.
Spend the evening at the library tonight with the most influential scientist of the 20th century. Duffy Hudson will portray Einstein in a one-man show, “The Relativity of Albert Einstein,” at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy refreshments at 7 p.m.
Bring the family and spend the afternoon at The Sweetness of Saturday desert recipe swap and ice cream social at 2 p.m. July 19.
Teens have two special activities at the library this week. Start the week with Monday Movie Matinee from 2 to 4 p.m. Wrap up the week with Gaming and Mayhem Event on Friday. This after-hours event is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 18.
The Library Book Club meets at 6 p.m. Thursday to discuss Chang-rae Lee’s “On Such a Full Sea.”
Recently, the library hosted a class on tea making. Readers may be interested in a mystery series featuring an herbalist. The “China Bayles” mystery series is written by Susan Wittig Albert. Wittig Albert is a local author living in the Texas Hill Country. A nonfiction companion book is “China Bayles’ Book of Days: 365 Celebrations of the Mystery, Myth, and Magic of Herbs from the World of Pecan Springs.”
Writing as Robin Paige, Wittig Albert and her husband, Bill, created another mysteries series set in Victorian-Edwardian England featuring, Kate Ardleigh and Sir Charles Sheridan. Another series is “The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter.” A piece of trivia: Potter appears as a character in book two of the Ardleigh-Sheridan series.
Wittig Albert edited “What Wildness Is This: Women Write about the Southwest,” published by the University of Texas Press.
Albert’s latest book is “A Wilder Rose,” a novel about Rose Wilder Lane, who coauthored with her mother, Laura Ingalls Wilder, the “Little House” books.