The Leon County Library Lecture Series is another way to engage citizens through a variety of topics, ranging from arts and culture, to science, sports, and history. Our third lecture in the series is sure to engage and inspire: Importance of Crucial Conversations and Accountability When: Thursday, Aug. 24, at 7 p.m. Who: Dr. Stacy Nelson, Sr. Master Trainer at VitalSmarts Where: Leon County LeRoy Collins Main Library, 200 West Park Ave. Dr. Nelson brings more than 30 years of experience in leadership development to the VitalSmarts faculty. A recipient of the Zapara award for excellence in teaching, Nelson consistently receives accolades for his charismatic presentation style and highly effective training design. Serving as a personal coach to many hospitals, educational institutions, and corporate executives, Nelson is frequently invited to deliver keynote speeches at local and national conventions. Nelson has become a trusted leader in corporate training and organizational performance. He helps teams and companies increase organizational effectiveness, achieve bottom-line results, and become measurably more vital. All Leon County Library Lecture Series events are free and open to the public.