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Author Program with Steve Puleo
Author Program with Steve Puleo: “Early in the afternoon of May 22, 1856, ardent pro-slavery Congressman~Preston S. Brooks of South Carolina strode into the United States Senate~Chamber in Washington, D.C. and began beating renowned anti-slavery~Senator Charles Sumner with a gold-topped walking cane.” Steve Puleo explores this historical event that precipitated the start of the Civil War in his new book, “The Caning”. Mr. Puleo will take us back to this tumultuous time and the events leading up to the “War Between the States.” Ages 10 and up. Please register for this free program in the Information Services Department. Registration begins on February 11th.
|Where||J.V. Fletcher Library 50 Main St, Westford, MA 01886|
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|Who to bring||College Students, Moms, Dads, Singles, Teens, Seniors|
More About J.V. Fletcher Library
The J.V. Fletcher Library has offered free educational resources to the residents of Westford since 1797. Its motto is "Widening Westford's World." In addition to a wide array of printed and online reference materials, the museum other opportunities like job search help, free Internet training classes, and museum passes. The Friends of the J.V. Fletcher Library supports the library.