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One Author, One Community: Elizabeth Strout

Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Eleven area libraries are coming together to host Pulitzer award-winning author, Elizabeth Strout! Strout is the author of popular titles Olive Kitteridge and Amy & Isabelle, and her newest book, My Name is Lucy Barton, was released in early 2016. The author visit will consist of a moderated discussion with Rebecca Vnuk, a Q&A with the audience, and a book signing. 

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The Journey to Mollie's War: WACs and WWII

Thursday, December 1, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Cyndee Schaffer discusses the role of women in the military and, in particular, her mother's WWII experiences in the Women's Army Corps. Using excerpts from Mollie's letters written home, Cyndee provides a romantic yet frightful glimpse into the life of a woman in uniform during this crucial time in history.

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Mamie Eisenhower: The Hostess in Chief

Saturday, February 18, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:15pm

Mamie was America's Beloved First Lady from 1953 until 1961. She was also an Army Wife, Mother and Grandmother. Mamie didn't really cook, but she did make some amazing fudge - tastings provided! Visit with Mamie and hear about living in Panama and the Philippines between the world wars and about her loving relationship with Ike which weathered horrible rumors and long separations. Historic portrayal presented by historian Ellie Carlson.

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