An Evening With James Schnur – March 9, 2105

Schnur photoThis latest event in the Friends of Mirror Lake Library author series is co-hosted by the Sunlit Festival in honor of the library’s centennial year.

Seating will be available at 5:00 p.m. The talk starts at 5:30. Join the Friends afterwards for light refreshments and a book signing with the author.

James Schnur is the USFSP librarian of special collections and archives. A native and lifelong resident of Pinellas County, Schnur joined the faculty of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library in February 2002 and presently holds adjunct teaching appointments at Eckerd College and the USF School of Information. Schnur first attended classes at USF St. Petersburg in fall 1986 and worked as a graduate student assistant in the Poynter Library between 1991 and 1997 before becoming an assistant library director at two Pinellas County public libraries and serving as a center administrator and advisor in Eckerd College’s Program for Experienced Learners. He has also served as president of the Pinellas County Historical Society, as well as on the boards and committees of other cultural and historical organizations in Florida.

Schnur wrote “Largo (Images of America Series)” in 2012 and “Madeira Beach, Florida (Images of America Series)” in 2013. His new book, published in 2014, is “St. Petersburg (America Through Time).”

To watch “Historical Reflections Alone Mirror Lake,” a speech Schnur gave at Heritage Village last fall, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sg7FGUowkA.

See https://www.facebook.com/SunLitFestival for more about the SunLit Festival, March 7-15, 2015.

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One response to “An Evening With James Schnur – March 9, 2105

  1. Diane Drutowski

    At this event, the Friends will also be renewing memberships, selling copies of our centennial book, and selling original paintings of the library created at our 2012 Plein Air Event.

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