Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War

August 23 - October 10


We invite you to visit the dynamic Lincoln exhibit on the second floor of the library, and join us for many thought-provoking and engaging programs!
 

View a complete list of programs here.

 
 
 

 

Living History Civil War Encampment

Company A 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment

Saturday, August 23
Leominster Public Library Lawn

Please join us for these programs that have been scheduled throughout the day!
 
11:00 a.m. Re-enactors will recount the story of the regiment and interpret the biographies of the individual soldiers they represent. An officer will narrate the general history and the role of black troops in the Civil War. The soldiers will talk about their uniforms, basic duty equipment, and daily routines. They will also demonstrate the loading and firing of the standard rifled musket.
 
1:15 p.m. Children and adults may take part in a manual of arms drill with wooden rifles. Participants will receive facsimile enlistment papers from 1863 upon completion of the drill.
 
2:00 p.m. Re-enactors will recount the story of the regiment and interpret the biographies of the individual soldiers they represent. An officer will narrate the general history and the role of black troops in the Civil War. The soldiers will talk about their uniforms, basic duty equipment, and daily routines. They will also demonstrate the loading and firing of the standard rifled musket.
 
3:15 p.m. Children and adults may take part in a manual of arms drill with wooden rifles. Participants will receive facsimile enlistment papers from 1863 upon completion of the drill.
 
4:15 p.m. Break Camp
 

 
 


Film Night for Grown-Ups

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Thursday, August 28 at 6:30 p.m.

This film is rated PG
 

A day-dreamer escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, he takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined. 20th Century Fox

Starring Ben Stiller, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is not a remake of the original, but a Walter Mitty for the new millennium.
 
 

 

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Holiday Hours
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Please note our special holiday hours:

The library is now closed on Sundays until September 7.

Saturday, August 30, 2014
CLOSED Labor Day Weekend

Monday, September 1, 2014
CLOSED Labor Day

 

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