Knapp Library hosts 'Underground Railroad
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Saturday, Nov. 22, at 1:30 p.m. Pat Cooper of Middletown will
present a program, "Underground Railroad Quilt," at the Knapp
Library, 101 S. Clinton.
Knapp-Chestnut-Becker Historical Society is beginning a traditional
observance, "Thanksgiving Tea Time," and is happy to have Mrs.
Cooper display her quilt and inform the public about survival during
the Underground Railroad days.
Her "Purple Mountain
Majesties" quilt was among those chosen for inclusion in the book
"Great American Quilts" in 1987 and later for the book "In Love With
The public is invited
to the program. The library is handicapped-accessible.
Books for young and old
The Knapp Library
also encourages both beginning and veteran readers to visit and
discover the delights of many books and magazines, such as "This Is
My Story," about veterans of Logan County, published by the Logan
County Genealogical and Historical Society; National Geographic's
fabulous edition of King Tut of Egypt; and an interesting volume on
great homes and castles of Scotland.
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For youth, Brian
Cook's autobiography is important. Vital information about growing
up is provided by Dr. James Dobson in his book about adolescence.
Fun and fantasy await the readers of C.S. Lewis' adventures in the
land of Narnia.
Two new bookcases for
mysteries entice seekers of Miss Marpole and Sherlock Holmes.
Literature on "Great
Courses" by the Teaching Company has just arrived. There is a
catalog of college courses available on audiotapes and CDs.
Then there's the question of whether a
person has age-activated attention deficit disorder, senior citizen
or not. Readers may visit the library to diagnose themselves,
courtesy of Edna Kirby of Petersburg.