Come join us for our Cookies & Canvas Painting Event with Deborah Ross Smith as our Paintbrush Social Instructor! Create a painted masterpiece on canvas, while nibbling on a sweet treat. All supplies included (paint, canvas, and sweets). Be sure to wear clothes to paint in! Participation open to adults of any age and children 13 and older. Cost is $35 per person, cash only (call with any questions). Limited space, must pre-register & pre-pay by June 4th by calling 304-737-1551. For more information on library events and materials, visit http://wellsburg.lib.wv.us/.
THE BROOKE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO THE OPENING OF THE BUILDING ADDITION WHICH HOUSES The National American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Museum, Education and Research Center DEATH MARCH REENACTMENT PARADE MILITARY UNITS, EQUIPMENT AND REENACTORS WILL BE ON DISPLAY WITH A MILITARY HELICOPTER FLYOVER LUNCH PROVIDED BY ELKS LODGE 1555. Please call if interested.
Come meet and greet Sacagawea, who will be portrayed by Mary Dailey of Ronceverte in a West Virginia Humanities Council History Alive Program! Light refreshments will be served. Free admission. Parking is located behind the library.
A Screening of Vietnam: West Virginians Remember, a documentary from West Virginia Public Broadcasting
A documentary from West Virginia Public Broadcasting featuring the experiences of 5 West Virginia combat soldiers. Per capita, West Virginians served the most and died the most in Vietnam. It lives on as America’s most controversial war – with questions unanswered, lessons not learned, and for veterans who survive, including thousands of West Virginians, haunting memories remain. Popcorn will be provided. Call 304-737-1551 closer to the event for more information and to register!
Presenter Jenniffer Weber shares how she began studying the Holocaust and the importance of Holocaust education. From a life-changing trip to Israel to volunteering with Classrooms Without Borders, Weber’s experiences show the lasting impact of this tragic chapter in history. Her slide show will offer a glimpse into the life of Holocaust survivor Magda Herzberger, including passages from Magda’s own books. An inspiring and eye-opening program. Call 304-737-1551 to register or for more information. Free and open to the public.