The Magic of Our Memories

 

A Humanities Iowa Presentation

  • When: Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 2 p.m
  • Toledo Public Library, 206 E. High Street, Toledo, IA
  • For more information: Jenny Bledsoe

Iowans are a people with roots. We grow well in the black soil that blankets our state, in this land between two rivers. Here are our homes, our families, our personal memories and the genealogy that is our past and present. We’ll discuss the importance of those memories, delighting in the commonality we share. We’ll also consider the richness that emerges when we pass on to those who come after. Be ready to learn, reflect, enjoy.



2017-09-21 14:00:00 America/Chicago The Magic of Our Memories Mary Kay Shanley. The Magic of Our Memories Toledo Public Library, 206 E. High Street, Toledo, IA jennyb@toledo.lib.ia.us



Our State Fair Is a Great State Fair— But Then You Already Knew That

 

A Humanities Iowa Presentation

  • When: Tuesday, September 26 at 10 a.m.
  • Ottumwa Public Library, 102 W 4th St Ottumwa, IA

Our State Fair Is a Great State Fair — and this presentation serves as testimony to those first wild and wonderful 150 years of an auspicious event. Published for the Iowa Sesquicentennial, this coffee-table book yields rich stories of the people who—whether they realized it or not — helped create a lasting legacy. Enjoy the tales you’ve known all your life — as well as ones you’ve never heard before. Guaranteed! Coupled with a beautiful PowerPoint presentation, this becomes a super sit-down tour. The book will be available for purchase.



2017-09-26 10:00:00 America/Chicago Our State Fair Is a Great State Fair Our State Fair Is a Great State Fair Ottumwa Public Library, 102 W 4th St Ottumwa, IA Sonja Ferrell sferrell@ottumwapubliclibrary.org