Big Read Film Series: "The Magnificent Seven"

Big Read Film Series: "The Magnificent Seven"

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Film historian Doug Deucher will kick off the NEA Big Read Film Festival with "The Magnificent Seven," the film which inspires the young girl in "Into the Beautiful North" to head to the United States.   Living in a small Mexican town with very few men left, this girl gathers her friends and heads north to find her father and other men. They want to bring them back  home.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Author William Hazelgrove: "Madam President"

Author William Hazelgrove: "Madam President"

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join author William Hazelgrove to hear about his newest book, "Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson." After President Woodrow Wilson suffered a paralyzing stroke in the fall of 1919, First Lady Edith Wilson began to handle the day-to-day responsibilities of the Executive Office. Mrs. Wilson had little formal education and had only been married to President Wilson for four years: yet, in the tenuous peace following the end of World War I, Mrs.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Genealogy Meet-Up Lecture

Genealogy Meet-Up Lecture

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Lecturer and genealogy professional Thomas MacEntee will present "After You're Gone -- Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research". This monthly group is an opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts to meet up, discuss tips and helpful hints, and hear from experts in the field. Guest lecturer will present on genealogy research resources. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Genealogy Meet-Up Lecture

Genealogy Meet-Up Lecture

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Local professional genealogist, S. Elizabeth Ross will present "Ancestry.com -- The Elephant in the Room", a discussion on how the internet , and the website Ancestry.com has changed the field of genealogy. This monthly group is an opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts to meet up, discuss tips and helpful hints, and hear from experts in the field.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Harry Potter / MACUSA Election Party

Harry Potter / MACUSA Election Party

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Celebrate all things magical as we crown the victor in our election for the Magical Congress of the USA (MACUSA). Conjure the finest crafts, divine the house elves secrets to delectable snacks, and challenge your mind with games and trivia. Costumes encouraged. All ages.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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