Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War through unique programs and learning opportunities this year the Cecil County Public Library! From September 2011 through May 2012, all CCPL branches will feature events and activities centered around the greatest conflict in our nation’s history. From reenactments to special programs on the role of women and local African Americans in the war, not to mention children’s activities and book discussions with local authors, there’s something for everyone—and everywhere!
Upcoming events for January 2012:
Children’s Program: “The Life of a Civil War Soldier.” Learn what life was like for a soldier during the Civil War. Explore the time period through clothing, music, and every day activities that were common-place during the Civil War. For students in grades 3-6; registration is required.
Wednesday, January 11th at 3pm at the Chesapeake City Branch Library
Saturday, January 14th at 1pm at the Perryville Branch Library
Thursday, January 19th at 6:30pm at the Elkton Central Library
Saturday, January 21st at 2pm at the Cecilton Branch Library
Book Discussion: “Crossroads of Freedom” with David Healey, Wednesday, January 11th at 7pm at the Elkton Central Library
Robert E. Lee with Christy Reynolds, Monday, January 23rd at 6:30pm at the Chesapeake City Branch Library
Book Discussion: “Sharpshooters” with author David Healey, Tuesday, January 24th at 6:30pm at the Cecilton Branch Library
For more information on this series, please check with your local library or visit our website at www.cecil.ebranch.info.