Inspired by a true story, When the Game Stands Tall, tells the remarkable journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport. This PG-rated, family friendly sports-drama starring Jim Caviezel, Laura Dern, and Michael Chiklis is a sure winner! Registration is appreciated.Find out more »
“There’s No Crying in Baseball” – The History of The All American Girls Professional Baseball League
By 1942 America's young men were being drafted and deployed as WWII engulfed the U.S. Fearful of the war's effect on Major League Baseball Philip Wrigley of the Chicago Cubs sponsored the All American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Explore the history of the AAGPBL with Professor Beth Kitts and learn how these women balanced athleticism, patriotism, and a little "dirt in the skirt."Find out more »
Are you looking for a way to take your genealogy research to the "next level"? Your digital camera can be a tool to add another dimension to your family tree.
Danna Estridge, author of The Genealogist's Guide to Digital Photography, will offer tried and true tips and techniques for taking clear photographs under even the most challenging conditions during this one hour session.Find out more »
Join other Scrabble enthusiasts and pit your wits against other fellow word lovers. This is a great way to meet other library patrons and make new friends. Light refreshments will be served.
Participants must be age 16 or older.Find out more »
Numismatist (coin collector) Bob Jones will be here to appraise coins and currency. This is strictly an informational program. There will be no sales or trading. Appraisals will be done on a first come, first served basis and will be limited to 15 minutes in duration. Please sign in upon arrival. The sign in sheet will be located near the study rooms just past the circulation desk.Find out more »
The ballroom was "dancing mad!" Come join the Lexington Vintage Dancers as they lead you through the changes in ballroom dance from the 1890's to the years just before World War I.
Lexington Vintage Dance is dedicated to researching, teaching, performing, and promoting the ballroom and social dance forms of the 19th and early 20th century.
Come have fun and enjoy the interplay of dance, history, music, and beautiful costumes.Find out more »