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Women in History

Date: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

Elizabeth KeckleyElizabeth Keckley, born in 1818 in Hillsborough, North Carolina, was an author, seamstress, and best friend to Mary Todd Lincoln. She was born a slave, and after she reached freedom, she started a school for young African American girls to teach them sewing and etiquette. Elizabeth presided as president and founder of the first Black Contraband Relief Association and wrote a tell-all book about the happenings in the White House during Lincoln’s tenure.

On February 29, an actress associated with Women in History will perform a monologue on Elizabeth Keckley, featuring an authentic time period costume. Following the monologue will be a question and answer session with the audience. Women in History is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education of all people through the dramatic recreation of lives of notable women in U.S. history. 

Chair Yoga for Beginners

Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Join us at the library to improve your flexibility by participating in a free chair yoga class. This gentle program is designed for seniors and individuals struggling with mobility. The class will be led by Colleen Hohl, a 200 hour certified yoga instructor from the Asheville Yoga Center in North Carolina.

Knit Together (and Crochet Too)

Date: 
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm


Kids, teens, and adults can now share the experience of crafting together! Stop by to make your own creations as you knit and crochet your way through this fun filled program. Participants are encouraged to bring their own supplies as a limited supply of materials will be provided by the library. This program will be held in the Children's Activity Room. Children ages 5 - 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

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