The brutal murder of Richard Jennings in December of 1818 gained national notoriety. Five local people plotted to murder Jennings over a disputed parcel of land. A quick unraveling of the conspiracy led to their arrest, and future President Martin Van Buren assisted in prosecuting the case. Two of the men ended up in prison and two faced the hangman before a crowd of almost 20,000. Author Michael J.
If you have enjoyed the displays at the Front Desk and have wondered how the pieces are created, join us for an evening of creative fun, folding and decorating re-purposed books. This is a project for all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.
Rhonda Denet and the SilverFox Duo invite you on a musical journey from the time when the "First Lady of Song", Ella Fitzgerald graced the stage to when the "Queen of Soul", Aretha Franklin ruled the airways.
*Made possible by generous funding from the Albert Wisner Public Library Foundation*