Adult Program

The Men of Omaha Beach

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
The Men of Omaha Beach paints the picture of Omaha Beach on 6 June 1944 and provides insight into the how and where the Normandy Invasion took place. After a brief introduction to why Omaha Beach, we focus upon individuals from the US 1st and 29th Infantry Divisions in the initial assault waves who overcame the German defenses and upon men of the US 2nd Ranger Battalion who captured the German gun positions at Pointe du Hoc. They are the men responsible for the success of the risky endeavor we call D-Day. Their lives before and after D-Day are briefly described.

Lunchtime@the Library --- Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
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.