The Honorable James A. Lewis, U.S. Attorney for the Central District of Illinois, will present “Freedom is a Constant Struggle” on Wednesday, October 7th, at 7 p.m., in the Lincoln Library Carnegie Room. Lewis will discuss the civil rights movement in America, focusing on his time in Mississippi in the '60s and '70s. Lewis is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Chicago Law School, with a further degree from Duke University School of Law.
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A discussion on March: Book One & Book Two will be held in the Lincoln Library DeFrates Reading Room, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 10th, 2015. The public is invited to attend and share their thoughts and views on the graphic memoir written by U.S. Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin and illustrated by Nate Powell.
Lewis, a member of the U.S. House since 1986, was an organizer of the March 7, 1965, march over the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, during which the nonviolent marchers were attacked by the Alabama State Troopers.
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Lincoln Library is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Staff Pumpkin Decorating Contest. This year staff was challenged with picking a scary movie, book, story, etc. and decorating a pumpkin based on their choice.
Please stop by the library to vote or you can vote online for your favorite.
A new ALL-IN-ONE Axis360 app is available for download from app stores and Android version has been updated. If you are a Kindle user and have downloaded the Axis360 recently you will need to delete/uninstall it from your device and re-download the new version.
Where can I get the new Axis360 app? See the eRead Illinois instructions for more details.