1856. Mormon converts Nannie, Louisa, Jessie, and Anne, all from the British Isles, travel in the Martin Handcart Company, making the 1,300-mile journey on foot from Iowa City to Salt Lake City, while enduring unimaginable hardships. Each woman will test the boundaries of her faith and learn the true meaning of survival and friendship along the way.
This program will take place in the West Window Bay (parking lot side) of the Main Library, 201 South Fountain Avenue, Springfield, OH. Please call (937) 328-6903 for more information.
Imagines the coming-of-age story of young Julia, whose world is thrown into upheaval when it is discovered that the Earth's rotation has suddenly begun to slow, posing a catastrophic threat to all life.
The Friends of the Library will hold their Annual Meeting on Thursday, October 23rd at 6:30 p.m. in the Gaier Room of the Main Library, 201 South Fountain Avenue.
In addition to a brief business meeting, the Friends will also be presenting the 2014 Lois Lenski Award to Debora Reed, a teacher at Lagonda Elementary School. Each year nominees for the award are solicited from the community and voted on by the Friends of the Library Board. The award is presented to an individual who has encouraged a love of reading and books in children.