Coming soon to the Lakeland Public Library: improv class for adults, a music listening club in partnership with the Imperial Symphony Orchestra, and a talk by author Therese Anne Fowler, known for her novels about Zelda Fitzgerald and the Vanderbilts. And available now: free little library bookmarks.

IMPROV FOR ADULTS: Class takes place at 2 p.m. starting Aug. 31. Register online.

ISO LISTENERS’ CLUB: The new partnership with the ISO involves monthly lectures (second Wednesday at 6 p.m.) and listening related to upcoming ISO performances and symphonic music in general. The series debuts Sept. 11 with a one-hour session on “The History of Music: Medieval to Today.”

THERESE ANNE FOWLER: The author of “Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald” and “A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts” will read from her works and sign books Oct. 17 at 7 p.m.

FREE LITTLE LIBRARIES: Check out the locations of free little libraries in Polk County on print-your-own bookmarks offered by the Polk County Library Cooperative.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information about any of these events, contact Brenda J. Patterson at 863-834-4276 or by email.

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