Alabama OLLI Day 2024 Signature Event
August 7, 2024 | 4:00 - 7:30 PM
Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University
910 S College St, Auburn, AL

4:00PM Registration and Pre-Program Displays

4:30PM Welcome and OLLI Day Program

5:00PM Award-winning author and New York Times contributor Margaret Renkl reads from her book “The Comfort of Crows: A Backyard Year” accompanied by projected illustrations. Joining her to discuss their collaboration on the book is her brother, artist Billy Renkl.

6:00PM Reception and Book Signing

Program and reception are free and open to the public.
OLLI at Auburn members receive 2 free drink tickets with membership for the 2024-25 year.

Margaret Renkl

Book Discussion for “The Comfort of Crows: A Backyard Year” by Margaret Renkl
June 20, 2024 | 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Auburn Public Library
749 E Thach Ave, Auburn, AL

Instructors Ken Autrey, Wendy Cleveland, and Jay Lamar lead a discussion of the themes, structure, and illustrations of the book. Move through the seasons with us as we explore this week-by-week devotional about the creatures and plants that make up the beauty of everyday life. Program is free and open to the public. Copies of the book are available for loan from Auburn Public Library and for purchase from Auburn Oil Co. Booksellers. OLLI members receive a discount on purchases at Auburn Oil Co. Booksellers.

The Comfort of Crows book cover by Margaret Renkl yellow with flowers and birds

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Last Updated: May 3, 2024