Charleston, SC’s first Poet Laureate, Marcus Amaker, will visit the Irmo Branch Library on May 11, 2018 and will read selections from his latest project, empath, starting at 7:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served at 6:00 p.m. along with music by a jazz vibraphone musician in our café style setting. empath is much more than a boo. It is also a custom journal and a poetry & jazz album. Vinyl, CDs, the journal and book will be available for purchase. For more information, please contact Holly Birkelien at (803) 798.7880 ext. 7 or HBirkelien@lex.lib.sc.us.