Mark S. Jordan

Knox Pages historian Mark Sebastian Jordan

MOUNT VERNON -- Knox Pages award-winning writer, actor, storyteller, playwright and music critic Mark S. Jordan will lighten up the evening with “50 Fun Stories from Local History” at the Friends of the Library Annual Program on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 6:30 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.

Jordan offered a similar program in the autumn, when a full house enjoyed his Halloween Chautauqua at the Grand Hotel.

The program is free and open to FOL members and the public. The evening will begin with a short business meeting for yearly report and election of board officers.

Jordan has an extensive background in journalism, poetry, theater and music. He has written several books and served as Malabar Farm Hostel manager until the hostel closed in 2017. Jordan wrote, directed and produced the Malabar Trilogy of historical dramas, Ceely, Phoebe and Louis, featured at Malabar Farm State Park from 2003-15.

Refreshments and seasonal floral arrangement door prizes will be provided by the Friends of the Library.

For more information, call 740-392-2665 Ext. 243, visit www.knox.net or email communityrelations@knox.net.

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