The Hiawassee Branch began as a bookmobile station in 1962 and was first known as the Pine Hills Library. In later moves the branch became the West Colonial branch and in March 2000, Hiawassee. In early 2010, the Hiawassee Branch moved to a new home near the corner of Hiawassee Road and West Colonial Drive in the Highland Lakes shopping plaza.
Ms. Shirley Wang and Mr. Mark Looney will perform folk songs and gospel music arrangements for the classical soprano voice, piano solos and duos of familiar tunes arranged by Mr. Looney as well as his original compositions. This diverse program is a great way to introduce classical music for newcomers. Yet the selections and performance are sophisticated enough to tantalize the most seasoned classical connoisseurs.