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Lincoln Exhibit On Display
Visit the Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War Exhibit on display at Centerville Library now thru the end of May. Our Library is one of only 200 sites nationwide to host this exhibit that will leave you with a more complete understanding of Lincoln as president and the Civil War as the nation’s greatest constitutional crisis. Check the schedule of events and research guide for additional opportunities to learn more about this notable President.
Lincoln Scholar Series: The Reconstruction Amendments
Join us for this six-part series that explores Lincoln, the Constitution and the Civil War.
Fifth Night: Double header on Tuesday, May 21: Documentary SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME from 5:00-6:40 P.M. and THE RECONSTRUCTION AMENDMENTS presented by Elizabeth Orlando from 7-8:30 P.M. at Hithergreen Center.
There’s Still Time to Register for the Race to the Library!
Register now for the Friends of Washington-Centerville Public Library Race to the Library 5K Run/Walk and Fitness Walk slated for May 19 at 2 PM at Centerville Library. View the race route. Registrations will be taken until an hour before the race begins! Proceeds benefit Friends of WCPL.
Celebrate the Good Life
Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Good Life Award Contest! Join us on May 16 at 7 PM at Centerville Library as we recognize the winners of the Dottie Yeck Good Life Award Writing Contest. Speaker, Fran Kick, will share how we can live the Good Life by Kicking It In! Everyone is welcome to attend.
Looking for Teen Volunteers
Learn More About Your Ancestry
Give this month’s featured database a try! Heritage Quest Online is a great resource for those interested in researching their family tree! This subscription-based database is just one of many offered to Library cardholders free of charge! Check Research Central for other databases available.
Summer Reading Club Begins June 3
Register your children for this year’s Summer Reading Club beginning June 3! Registration is NOT required for teens and adults. Simply read what you like and submit a reading ticket when you are done to be entered in the prize drawings!
The Woodbourne Library will be closed on Sundays throughout the summer beginning May 26. Centerville Library will continue to be open 1-5 PM on Sundays during the summer. Both libraries will be closed on May 26-27 in observance of Memorial Day.