The Spring Hill Public Library is pleased to announce three enrichment program in January and February.
Recovering Lost Voices: Rare Interviews with Civil Rights Leaders
2 p.m., Saturday, January 19
Mona Frederick, executive director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt, will share how she built a state-of-the-art digital archive from original reel-to-reel recordings that author Robert Penn Warren conducted with Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and other key leaders in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. She’ll demo how to navigate this new public access site and show ways these first-hand accounts can enrich your knowledge of this crucial time in American history. It’s a great resource for Black History Month.
To Bee or Not to Bee: How Local Students are Saving the Vanishing Bees
5:30p.m., Monday, Jan. 28
With the help of teacher Gwen Evans, Spring Hill High students won a grant worth over $86,000. They’ll tell how they did it, how honey is extracted from the hives, and why it’s so important to save the bees. They are a wonderful example of innovation and hands-on science.
Fireside Chat with Abraham Lincoln
2 p.m., Saturday, February 16
Come hear from America’s most favorite President about his time in office during the turbulent Civil War years. Lincoln presenter John Mansfield will bring history to life in a way students will never forget. Hear Abe give the Gettysburg Address and leave with a signed copy after Q & A. Coincidentally, one of the original copies of the Emancipation Proclamation will be on display at the State Museum in Nashville in February.
For more information about the Spring Hill Public Library, go to www.springhilllibrary.org or call 931.486.2932
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