The library and the Friends of the Library will host a special movie night for the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War in the meeting room of the library at 6:30 p.m., showing Lincoln, Steven Spielberg's film that chronicles the final four months in the life of Abraham Lincoln (starring Daniel Day-Lewis), regarded as America's greatest President. This film is rated PG and runs for 2 1/2 hours with one 10-minute intermission. The Friends of the Library will provide light refreshments.
The Vinton County Women’s Chorus will perform a musical selection of spirituals, hymns, and popular parlor and battle songs from the American Civil War era on Sunday, April 7 at 2:00 p.m. in the Trinity Episcopal Church in McArthur. This concert is part of the Spring Literary Arts Festival, “North and South: A House Divided,” a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War and is free to the public.
The library and the Friends of the Library will host two authors for keynote presentations and book signings during the 2013 Spring Literary Arts Festival, "North and South: A House Divided," commemorating the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War on Saturday, April 6 in the library's meeting room.