Flagler Reads Together March 2017

The History of Flagler County by Jack Clegg

Calendar of Events

3/21 Bus Tour of Flagler County presented by the Flagler County Historical Society., leaving from the Holden House at 10 am. This event has a $20 fee. Limited to 18 people. Lunch is available for purchase. Tours are held on a monthly basis and a wait list is maintained.   Contact Mary Ann Clark for reservations.  386 - 439 5003
The Flagler County Historical Society schedules these regular monthly tours.  Since they are very popular you need to make reservations.

3/22 3:30pm Flagler County Book Club discussion. Held in the meeting room. Open to the public for this event as well as any future book club discussions.

3/24 2pm Double Feature! Diane Marquis, a local lifetime resident of Flagler County will share her knowledge of the Seminole Indians. She is a retired teacher with a vast knowledge and collection of Seminole Indian memorabilia. Her presentation will be followed by

Bill Ryan, a local author, historian, and contributing member to the Friends of the Library
. Bill has written six books about the history of Flagler County, including “The Search for Old Kings Road," His latest is “The Lost Plantations of Flagler County". He finds unrecognized or under researched history of our area’s Colonial and early American era and has new stories to tell.  We are very excited to present this shared presentation from two people so knowledgeable in Flagler County and Florida History.

3/31 2pm FRT Finale: An Afternoon Tea to Honor our Oldest Founding Families and listen to some of their stories as well as share in some storytelling about the history of Flagler County and maybe some of its founders, politicians, and characters! Held in the DCR.

4/29  Celebration events of Flagler County Centennial.  April 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Government Services Building, 1769 E. Moody Blvd. Bunnell.  Events from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the entire family.  Performance of The Three Wives of Henry Flagler sponsored by Friends of the Library.  See Flagler County Website for detail.

Refreshments will be served at all Friends of the Library sponsored programs. All programs are open to the public and free; with one exception, the Flagler County bus tour on 3/21 includes a cost of $20. For more information, call the Flagler County Public Library at 386-446-6763.

4/4 1 pm Annual Poetry Readings conducted by Muriel Levy. This year's theme is Poetry That Inspires. We will be celebrating National Poetry Month in April. Between Hurricane Matthew and a lengthy election process, 2016 was a stressful year.  It’s 2017 and time to put that behind us with a year of hope and good feelings. We’re ready to do that by sharing Poetry that Inspires! Join us on April 4th at 1:00pm  to hear local residents recite original as well as selected poems that fit our theme. Refreshments will be served. Questions, call 446-6763.

4/8 9am -1pm Book and Bake sale. Open to the public. Preview sale for Friends of the Library members on Friday 4/7 4pm-5:30pm.

4/9 - 4/15 National Library Week. Theme is: "Libraries Transform" . More details TBD.

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