WOODSTOCK – D.C. Scherer, a native Mississippian who now lives in Greenwood, will be the guest speaker at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 9, at the Whitman Memorial Library.

Scherer has just published her first children’s book, “The Cat with the Question Mark Tail.” Scherer will explain what writing and publishing involves. She was formerly the owner of a painting contractor company. The program is open to the public free. Light refreshments will be served.

The basement has become useable space and an ongoing book sale is being held there. Donations for the books are being accepted.

The art display is featuring Jane Hathaway’s paintings and Althea Hathaway’s hanging quilt for two months.

In addition to books purchased by the librarian, another donation has been received from Sandy Whitman.

Books on tape

Nora Roberts’ trilogy, “Black Rose,” “Red Lily” and “Blue Dahlia”; John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath”; John Grisham’s “The Painted House.”

Children’s books

“Art for Children,” “Simple Science Fun,” “Dear America, A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl,” “Presidents’ Fandex.”

Adult books

Dr. Phil McGraw, “The Ultimate Weight Solution Food Guide,” “Relationship Rescue” and “Self Matters”; Lillian Jackson Braun, “The Cat Who Moved a Mountain,” The Cat Who Blew the Whistle” and “The Cat Who Said Cheese.”

Also, “Leadership,” Rudolph Giuliani; “Mary Chestnut’s Civil War,” C. Van Woodward, editor; “The Life of a Lab,” Denver Bryan; “Complete Guide to Photography,” John Hedgecoe; “Take China – The Last of the China Marines,” Harold Stephens.

Also, “Great Cat Tales,” Lesley O’Mara; “Enemy Women,” Paulette Jiles; “Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire,” Amanda Foreman; “The Lady and the Unicorn,” Tracy Chevalier; “Every Sunday,” Peter Pezzelli; “Maybe a Miracle,” Brian St. Rause; “The Moor,” Laurie King.

Also, “S is for Silence,” Sue Grafton; “Mary Mary,” James Patterson; “The Preacher’s Daughter,” Beverly Luise; “The Storekeeper’s Daughter,” Wanda Brunstelter; “My Sister’s Keeper,” Jodi Picault; “Lars and the Gray Mare,” Kathleen Duey; “Phantom Stallion,” Terri Farley.

Patrons who have a particular book they would like to see should contact the librarian.

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