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Here you can find information concerning upcoming events, contact info, history of the library, rules, and even a catalog of our books. Our facilities also include a meeting room with audio/visual equipment, a Genealogy Room, and internet-connected computers for public use.
Recent Book Reviews
Title: 1917 War Peace & Revolution Author: David Stevenson 1917 was a year of calamitous events and on of pivotal importance in the development of the First World War. In 1917: War Peace and Revolution, leading historian David Stevenson examines this crucial year in context and illuminates the century that followed. He shows how in […]
Title: An Unlikely Trust Author: Gerard Helferich At the dawn of the twentieth century, Theodore Roosevelt and J. Pierpont Morgan were the two most powerful men in America and perhaps in the world. As the nation’s preeminent financier, Morgan presided over an elemental shift in American business, away from family-owned companies and toward modern corporations […]
Title: The Great Cowboy Strike Author: Mark A Lause In the pantheon of American icons, the cowboy embodies the traits of “rugged individualism,” independent, solitary, and stoical. In reality cowboys were grossly exploited and underpaid seasonal workers, who responded to the abuses of their employers in a series of militant strikes. Their resistance arose from […]
Title: The Whispering Room Author: Dean Koontz These are the words that ring in the mind of mild mannered, beloved schoolteacher Cora Gundersun–just before she takes her own life, and many others, in a shocking act of carnage. When the disturbing contents of her secret journal are discovered, it seems certain that she must have […]
Title: First to Fight The U.S Marines in World War I Author: Oscar E. Gilbert and Romain Cansiere “Retreat, hell! We just got here!” The words of Captain Lloyd Williams at Belleau Wood in June 1918 entered United States Corps legend, and the Marine Brigade’s actions there–along with the censor’s failure to take out the […]