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*
Join us for an outdoor concert suitable for all ages. Experience the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Japanese Taiko drum and and the magical sound of bamboo flutes accompanied by colorful dancers.
This is an outdoor concert. Please bring a lawn chair. Seating is unlimited. In calse of inclement weather the perfomance will be in the Community Room and seating will be limited to the 80 people on the registration list.