[ 04/01/2009 to 04/28/2009. ] Memorial Hall Library is honored to host “The Dust Bowl” exhibit from Humanities Texas during the month of April. During the 1930s, the Farm Security Administration photographed families who endured the Dust Bowl, and in the 1970s, Bill Ganzel interviewed the Dust Bowl survivors. This exhibit combines the FSA photographs and the Ganzel interviews to create an eloquent story of human fortitude.
[ 04/23/2009; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] The draught of 1931 brought financial and emotional ruin to thousands of families in the Southern Plains. Dust Bowl was America’s worst ecological disaster. Watch the movie, and join in a discussion!
[ 04/23/2009; 1:00 pm; ] Join us for a celebration of Kit Kittredge’s birthday and see what a birthday party during the Great Depression was like. For children ages 6-10, registration required. *** This event is full and has a waiting list.
[ 04/23/2009; 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Join us to discuss Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse.
[ 04/09/2009; 3:45 pm; 04/16/2009; 3:45 pm; 04/23/2009; 3:45 pm; ] Young Pioneers are invited to explore books and activities about the West. For children ages 6-8, registration required.