Special Event

Arlington and the Tomb of the Unknowns Presentation by Thomas W. Tudor

Apr 5
Thursday 1:00 pm
Tom Tudor served in The Third Infantry Regiment of the United States Army (The Old Guard), as sentinel and commander of the relief at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, from February of 1969 until Memorial Day of 1970. He began speaking about Arlington and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in 1987 and has spoken to hundreds of groups in 18 states. His presentation has aired on C-SPAN 3 American History Television. Tom has spoken at The National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, The Gerald R.

An Evening with Children's Author David LaRochelle

Meet Minnesota children's author and illustrator David LaRochelle and listen as he describes the process of how he creates his books. He'll share some of his stories and there will be plenty of time to ask questions. David has written a number of wonderful picture books including Moo!, This is Not a Cat, and the 2014 Bridge to Reading Award Winner, It’s a Tiger.
This event is sponsored by the Dorothy Jackson Memorial.

Friends of the Forest Avenue Library Soul Food Festival

Mar 3
Saturday 11:00 am
Join us at the Forest Avenue Library for the Friends of the Forest Avenue Library's Soul Food Festival. There will be fried chicken, greens, red beans and rice, jambalaya, black eyed peas, corn, macaroni and cheese, sweet potato pie, and more! If you love a good meal, make your way to the Forest Avenue Library for this annual fundraiser!


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