The Library--and all Town offices--are closed to the public beginning Tuesday, March 17th until further notice.

Ellie and her Bookies Book Club

This month's selection is "The Road to Dawn: Josiah Henson and the Story That Sparked the Civil War"  by Jared Brock.  "-He rescued 118 enslaved people -He won a medal at the first World's Fair in London, -Queen Victoria invited him to Windsor Castle, -Rutherford B. Hayes entertained him at the White House, -He helped start a freeman settlement, called Dawn, that was known as one of the final stops on the Underground Railroad, -He was immortalized in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, the novel that Abraham Lincoln jokingly blamed for sparking the Civil War.  But before all this, Josiah Henson was brutally enslaved for more than forty years."-Amazon.  Newcomers are welcomed to attend! 

 

Event Location: 
Large Meeting Room