Siebert collection available FREE through the month of February

Map of the Underground Railroad route from Martinsville to the "Snow Hill House"

Map of the Underground Railroad route from Martinsville to the “Snow Hill House”. Just one of the many interesting things relating to Clinton County that can be found in the Siebert Collection.

From the 1890s to the 1930s, Professor Wilbur H. Siebert of the Ohio State University tracked the history of the Underground Railroad in Ohio and elsewhere. He became the leading expert of his time on the subject. In commemoration of Black History Month, you can explore Siebert’s huge collection of letters, photos, stories, notes, and other Underground Railroad related material. The material is available online through an Ohio History Connection Database that normally requires a subscription. Database is free to browse throughout the month of February. Click here to visit the website.

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Sunday Speaker Series

sundayspeakerseriesJoin us Sunday, February 8 @ 2 pm for the next installment of our Sunday Speaker Series.

“Doctors Without Borders” presented by Dr. Michael Newman, general surgeon at Fayette County Memorial Hospital and board member for Doctors Without Borders, will speak about his experiences with Doctors Without Borders.

Registration is requested through our Sunday Speaker Series page or via phone at (937)382-2417 x. 26.

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American Girl Valentine Tea @ Main Library


Bring your favorite doll or stuffed animal and join us Saturday, February 7 @ 1 pm  for party games, Valentine crafts, snacks, and doll activities. Registration is required, call (937)382-2417 x. 26 or visit the Reference Desk

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Book Discussion @ the Main Library

Bad Monkey

Join us Wednesday, February 4@ 6:30 pm at the Main Library for a discussion of Proof of Heaven by Eben Alexander.

Next month’s book will be The Dinner by Herman Koch. Copies of the book will be available at the library.

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Friends of the Library Meeting

FriendsLogoJoin us Monday, January 26 at 7 pm for the first Friends of the Library meeting of 2015. Meetings are held in the Library Board Room.

New members welcome, see the Friends of the Library page for more details.

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