Bring your lunch! We provide the guest speaker, coffee and dessert! After President Woodrow Wilson suffered a paralyzing stroke in the fall of 1919, his wife, First Lady Edith Wilson, began to handle the day-to-day responsibilities of the Executive Office. William Hazelgrove’s book paints a vivid and engaging portrait of the woman who became the acting President of the United States just months before women officially won the right to vote. Book sale and signing will follow the program.
(Grades 4-12) Hang out and play Wii on the big screen, or our PS4 and XBOX One in our teen area. Bring your own devices to play Minecraft together, your DS/3DS to battle each other, or your Magic and Yu-Gi-Oh cards! Drinks and snacks provided ... no registration required!
Two-time Grammy Award nominee John Primer learned to play the blues from the best of the best---Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Jr. Wells, Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor and many more---and has great stories and rich music to share. Join John and his harmonica player, Steve Bell, for an acoustic set of great music and stories.
(Grades 9-12) Have you read at least four of the 2018 Lincoln Nominees? Join us for trivia, where we’ll put your reading to the test! Then vote for your favorite 2018 nominee! If you read all 20, you get a special prize. Be sure to pick up a Lincoln Nominee Bingo Board at the Youth Services desk or in the Young Adult section. Pizza and drinks will be provided ... please register.