The Civil War in Our Backyard – Programs at the Library in February

Commemorate the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War through unique programs and learning opportunities at your library this year! Through May 2012, all Cecil County Public Library 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!

Here is the February schedule.

  • Cecil County African-Americans in the Civil War; Eric Mease speaker; Wednesday, February 8 @ 7pm; Elkton Central Library
  • Freedom Quilts for Kids (Grades 3-6); Wednesday, February 22 @ 3:30pm; Elkton Central Library
  • Follow the North Star Workshop for Kids (Grades 3 -8); From the Banneker-Douglass Museum; Wednesday, February 22 @ 3:30pm; Perryville Branch Library
  • A Copperhead Looks at the Civil War; Monday, February 27 @7pm; Rising Sun Branch Library;

Registration is required for all programs.

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2 responses to “The Civil War in Our Backyard – Programs at the Library in February

  1. The slave quilt theory is poor history at best.

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