The Corinne Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library has announced that it will expand the popular Tuesdays at Two lecture series to the fall season. The six-week series will kick off with author Matt Standish on Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. EDT at the library.
Standish’s talk will celebrate World Smile Day, which is held on Oct. 6. He is a retired USAF First Sergeant, Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran and author.
His book, “You Can Smile Too” is a collection of inspirational stories from his experiences in Iraq, his work with combat veterans, riding out Hurricane Michael and raising a son with Asperger’s syndrome. During his presentation Smile and the World Smiles with You, Standish will share stories, both happy and sad, and how to find a way to remain positive.
The lecture series, which is free and open to the public, will be held Tuesdays in October and early November at 2 p.m. EDT at the Corinne Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library located at 100 Library Drive in Port St. Joe. It is made possible with support from the Friends of the Gulf County Public Libraries. For more information, call 850-229-8879 or visit www.nwrls.com.
The speakers and topics for the series also include:
Tuesday, October 10 at 2 p.m. ET
Michael: A Love Story with author Kirk Jockell
Tuesday, October 17 at 2 p.m. ET
Dark Skies and the Scale of the Cosmos (So Far) with astronomer Skip Marlin
Tuesday, October 24 at 2 p.m. ET
Gulf County’s Unique, Vanishing Plants with botanist Scott Davis
Tuesday, November 7 at 2 p.m. ET
Shaken and Stirred with musicians Carol Harris and Randy Mims
Tuesday, November 14 at 2 p.m. ET
Hallelujahs, Honky-Tonks, Blisters and Blessings with writer, musician and farrier, Billy Blackman