Events and workshops
A Day of Lincoln Activities at the Allen County Public Library
Thursday, September 10, 2015
At 11:00 a.m. the sculpture "Moody, Tearful Night" by Richard Masloski will be dedicated on the second floor of the Main Library. The sculpture is a gift to the Allen County Public Library from Ian and Mimi Rolland. Harold Holzer, author of The Lincoln Image, will speak briefly. The public is invited to attend.
At 12:00 noon there will be a Brown Bag Lunch featuring Harold Holzer, author of 50 books on Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. He will discuss his 2015 Lincoln Prize-winning book, "Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion." The program will be held in Meeting Room A of the Main Library. Bring a lunch and come join the discussion.
At 7:00 p.m. Harold Holzer will deliver the 2015 R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture in the Main Library theater, Lower Level 2. Holzer will speak on "1863 vs 1865: What a Difference Two Years Made." His lecture will be followed by a book signing and reception. The 2015 McMurtry Lecture is sponsored by Parkview Health, Steel Dynamics, and Lorraine Davis. The event is free and open to the public.
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