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National Poetry Month Events: April 2018

National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world. Established in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, it is designed to mark the crucial place poetry has in our society while encouraging anyone and everyone to read and create poetry. By setting aside the month of April […]


Free Movies in April

Friday, 4/6 @ 2pm: Darkest Hour (2017) During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler or fight on against incredible odds.  (from IMDB) Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily […]


Irish-American Heritage Month: Live Music and Book Recommendations

March is Irish-American Heritage month, and here at the library we’re celebrating the achievements, literary contributions, and music of Irish-American immigrants and their descendants. Library Event: Live Irish Music Concert: Charlie Zahm and Tad Marks. Sunday, 3/25 @ 2pm. Main Branch. Charlie Zahm is one of the most popular soloists […]


Your African-American Roots

Tuesday, 3/13 @ 7pm Local genealogist Gene Armstead, Jr., will review the nature of Genealogy research, specifically for individuals of African-American descent. He will address key elements of Genealogy study and propose ways to begin an investigation into your family’s roots. Additionally, there will be tips for navigating road blocks […]