“Old Line Plate” Blogger to Visit Library

October 5th, 2018

It’s no wonder that cookbooks are one of the most highly checked out subjects at the library—food is incredibly important to our daily life, culture, and history. We attribute cookbooks with nourishment, comfort, and for creating events and memories. Kara Mae Harris, originally from the Maryland suburbs outside of Washington, D.C., provides a remarkable service: Read More

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Chautauqua 2018: Frederick Douglass

July 6th, 2018

It’s not apple pie. It’s not quilting, baseball, or rock n’ roll, either. No, the most American thing in America, according to former president Teddy Roosevelt, is Chautauqua. Chautau-what? Before television, radio, and car travel, cultural and educational entertainment was not easily attained by folks living in rural areas. In 1874 at Lake Chautauqua in Read More

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