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  1. Upcoming Author Talk with Larry Palmer

    We are excited to be hosting an author talk with Larry Palmer, author of Scholarship Boy: Meditations on Family and Race, on Tuesday, October 13 at 6:30pm. You know that feeling you get when relaxing on a porch, nowhere to go, just listening...

  2. Centennial Celebration of the 19th Amendment

    What a difference a century makes! This year marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which states, “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any...

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True Crime Tuesday

  1. The Hunt for D.B. Cooper

    This week we are looking at one of the most infamous hijackings in history: the 1971 D.B. Cooper case. The case is most notable for being the only unsolved hijacking in commercial aviation history. Nearly 50 years later, the only tangible evidence...

  2. Local Murder: The 1980 Case of Gina Renee Hall

    Ron Peterson, Jr. Under the Trestle: The 1980 Disappearance of Gine Renee Hall & Virginia’s First “No Body” Murder Trial (available for hold and on OverDrive audio) This week’s review deals with a local murder: the 1980 case of Gina Renee Hall. The...

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Reading Recommendations

  1. Reading off the Beaten Path: Location, Location, Location

    Reading Off the Beaten Path: Location, location, location August marked the arrival of two new books by a couple of longtime, best-selling authors whose settings are as central to their stories as the human characters are. Join me on a literary...

  2. Upcoming Author Talk with Larry Palmer

    We are excited to be hosting an author talk with Larry Palmer, author of Scholarship Boy: Meditations on Family and Race, on Tuesday, October 13 at 6:30pm. You know that feeling you get when relaxing on a porch, nowhere to go, just listening...

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