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World Wise Wednesdays


Due to Coronavirus concerns, all Library programming will be held virtually until further notice.

re-imagine oak ridge

World Wise Wednesdays presents Wayne Blasius, Community Development Director, on October 21st at 12:00pm. He will offer a presentation on a once-in-a-generation opportunity to define Oak Ridge’s downtown in a way that honors our past and enables an equally extraordinary future.

Did you miss the webinar? Watch it here!
Click here to view the video Wayne shows in his presentation, and here to view a brochure of the plans for Downtown Oak Ridge.

For more information about Downtown Oak Ridge, visit the city's Community Development page or email Wayne Blasius at wblasius@oakridgetn.gov with questions and comments.


Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Ridge Public Library.




A Humor-Filled Life with Judy DiGregorio

World Wise Wednesdays presents local author and humorist, Judy DiGregorio, who will share the quirky funny turns her life takes every day in “A Humor Filled Life” on September 16th at noon.

Celebrate September and enjoy a hilarious and charming talk by Oak Ridge author and humorist, Judy Lockhart DiGregorio, who “makes you smile, chuckle and even belly laugh”…Darnell Arnoult. "Life among the Lilliputians" is "hilarious, touching, and often profound."…. Silas House review of her book. Judy’s three books: Life Among the Lilliputians, Tidbits: Light Verse and Observations, and Memoirs of a Loose Woman, are available for purchase on Amazon and through Celtic Cat Publishing.
This event was pre-recorded and only available to watch for a limited time.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Ridge Public Library.



A Guide to Creating a Landscape that Supports the Environment

World Wise Wednesdays presents Michelle Campanis, UT Arboretum Education Program Coordinator, who will share information on creating a landscape that enhances and supports our environment in East Tennessee.

Did you miss the webinar? Watch it here!

Click here for a list of sources provided by Michelle Campanis.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Ridge Public Library.



Quick and Healthy Recipes: Fresh Garden Vegetables

World Wise Wednesdays Presents: Barbara Peplies, Anderson County Health Department WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) Nutritionist and Sabrina Greene, Anderson County Health Department Public Health Education Coordinator will present a timely program on cooking with the summer’s abundance of fresh vegetables to promote a healthy lifestyle.

Did you miss the webinar? Download the recipes here! 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Ridge Public Library.