The third in a summer series of four Garden Gatherings, hosted by the Owls Head Village Library, will take place on Thursday, Aug. 18 at a private oceanfront home at 86 Lucia Beach Road.

Garden Gatherings are a celebration of community, books and ideas enabling community conversations in a Covid safe and beautiful environment.

Physician, author, TV show writer, fiddle player, pianist, composer and filmmaker, Tess Gerritsen, will share her journey, her process, a bit about her books (including “Playing with Fire,” the library Book Club’s latest read) and a bit about her latest film, “Magnificent Beast.”

The event begins at 4 p.m.; bring your own chair or blanket. The inclement weather date is a week later. RSVPs are suggested but not required to The event is free, and all are welcome. Donations are encouraged. To reserve send an email to: