Join us for a discussion of this extraordinary New York Times bestselling account of James Garfield's rise from abject poverty to the American presidency. Born into poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, a renowned Congressman, and a reluctant presidential candidate who took on the nation's corrupt political establishment. Registered participants will be loaned a copy of the book. Registration is requested, limited and free of charge. Contact the New Concord Branch Library for more information and to register - 740.826.4184.
The Muskingum County Library System in partnership with the Convention and Visitors Bureau present the first in the new Explore-Discover-Experience Series of programs. Hijinks and Home focuses on camp life during the Civil War. The themes are timeless: joy and sorrow, humor, courage and love. Letters , music and images combine to provide a fascinating insight into camp and home life in 1860's middle America. Judy Cook performs each year throughout the United and States and Britain.
Dresden Teen Summer Readers are invited to celebrate their Summer Reading successes with pizza, games and prizes. AND...Summer Readers in 5th grade who reached their Summer Reading goal are invited to attend the party as well. Registration is requested for this free event and can be completed by contacting the Dresden Branch Library at 740.754.1003.