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May 7 2018

Time Subject
4:33 pm



6:30 pm

"Illinois Prairies" Presentation

In honor of the Illinois Bicentennial, Carthage Public Library is sponsoring a program called, "Illinois Prairies - A Sense of Place."  The event will be held at the First Baptist Church, 601 Main St., Carthage at 6:30 pm on Monday, May 7. 

The program will be presented by retired Professor Charles Schweighauser, formerly with the University of Illinois Springfield, and will include a DVD about the prairie lands, "a feast of sights and sounds which captures the prairie spirit" that includes the voices of several Illinois poets including Master, Bryant, Lindsay, and Sandburg.

The program is free of charge and appropriate for middle school and high school students as well as adults.  Refreshments will be served.

For more information contact the Carthage Public Library, 217-357-3232,