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.

 
 

 

 

 


Film Night for Grown-Ups

The Conspirator

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 6:30 P.M.

Rated PG-13

 

As part of the Library's dynamic Lincoln exhibit, we will feature the film 'The Conspirator' in September.

In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, Vice President, and Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt owns a boarding house where John Wilkes Booth and others met and planned the simultaneous attacks. Against the ominous back-drop of post-Civil War Washington, newly-minted lawyer, Frederick Aiken, a 28-year-old Union war-hero, reluctantly agrees to defend Surratt before a military tribunal. Aiken realizes his client may be innocent and that she is being used as bait and hostage in order to capture the only conspirator to have escaped a massive manhunt, her own son, John. As the nation turns against her, Surratt is forced to rely on Aiken to uncover the truth and save her life. Roadside Attractions Official Site

 

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Holiday Hours
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Please note our special holiday hours:

The library is now open on Sundays from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

 

Monday, October 13, 2014
CLOSED Columbus Day

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
CLOSED Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
CLOSING at 5:00 Thanksgiving Eve

Thursday, November 27, 2014
CLOSED Thanksgiving Day

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
CLOSING at noon Christmas Eve

Thursday, December 25, 2014
CLOSED Christmas

Wednesday, December 31, 2014
CLOSING at 5:00 New Year's Eve

Thursday, January 1, 2015
CLOSED New Year's Day
 

 

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