The Story of the Wright Brothers and How They Gave Us Wings (1903). On a winter day in 1903, on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two unknown brothers from Dayton, Ohio, Wilbur and Orville Wright, changed history. These two men achieved the first sustained, powered, heavier-than-air flight in a machine of their own design and construction. Dick Campbell's presentation shows how they achieved this historical event.
The Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage to the Antarctic (1914-1916) In 1914 the Endurance, a sailing ship under the command of Sir Ernest Shackleton set sail for Antarctica. The ship was trapped in ice floes, then crushed and sank, leaving the crew stranded on the ice. Dick Campbell tells the story of how Shackleton and his 27 crewmen survived this ordeal.
Art Contest entries are on display at the library through March 30.
Helen Farnsworth Mears Art Contest Reception - Sunday, March 13 at 1:30 p.m.
Awards presentation at 2 p.m. Lower level.
Entries in the annual contest for middle school artists are currently on display in the library's lower level.
Students and families, art teachers, artists and supporters of the arts are welcome to attend.
Stop in to see the art anytime the library is open, through March 30.
Children, Teens & Adults - Build your own original LEGO design.
Judging begins April 1 at 10 a.m. Winners announced at 1 p.m. Prizes for all ages.