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Currency: A History

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Chesapeake City Branch
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Library Branch: Chesapeake City Branch
Room: Chesapeake City Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History
Registration Required
Event Details:

Scott H Vogel, professional numismatist reviews the history of currency and evaluates your currency.

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By registering for this event, you or those attending with you may be photographed or recorded on video that will be used for library promotional purposes. If you or a member of your group would not like to be photographed, please alert a staff member at the program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Murder and Mayhem Rode the Rails

6:30pm - 7:30pm
North East Branch
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Library Branch: North East Branch
Room: North East Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History
Registration Required
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Local historian Mike Dixon will present stories of wrecks on the rails, cold-blooded killings, Jesse James-like local train robberies, and serious accidents.

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Photography and Video Policy

By registering for this event, you or those attending with you may be photographed or recorded on video that will be used for library promotional purposes. If you or a member of your group would not like to be photographed, please alert a staff member at the program.

This event is in the "Birth to Five" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Didgeridoo Down Under

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Rising Sun Branch
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Library Branch: Rising Sun Branch
Room: Rising Sun Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth to Five, Elementary
Program Type: History, Music
Registration Required
Event Details:

Take an epic adventure to the land down under! Listen to the otherworldly sounds of the didgeridoo while exploring the Great Barrier Reef, the Outback and amazing creatures like the kangaroo and koala.

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Photography and Video Policy

By registering for this event, you or those attending with you may be photographed or recorded on video that will be used for library promotional purposes. If you or a member of your group would not like to be photographed, please alert a staff member at the program.

This event is in the "Birth to Five" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Concert: Japanese Drumming

6:30pm - 7:30pm
North East Branch
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Library Branch: North East Branch
Room: North East Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth to Five, Elementary, Family
Program Type: History, Music
Registration Required
Event Details:

Learn about the instruments, vocals, and history of Taiko drumming during this interactive performance. Attendees will have the chance to get up and try their hands at playing these BIG drums! For families with children ages 3-11.

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Photography and Video Policy

By registering for this event, you or those attending with you may be photographed or recorded on video that will be used for library promotional purposes. If you or a member of your group would not like to be photographed, please alert a staff member at the program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: North East Branch
Room: North East Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History
Registration Required
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Lisa Greenhouse from the State Library Resource Center will use postcards, steamboat & train schedules, resort brochures, and photographs, to explore how Marylanders started taking breaks from their work routines.

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Photography and Video Policy

By registering for this event, you or those attending with you may be photographed or recorded on video that will be used for library promotional purposes. If you or a member of your group would not like to be photographed, please alert a staff member at the program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Elkton Branch
Room: Elkton Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History
Registration Required
Event Details:
Local historian Don Shaffer discusses families who lived in New Leeds Village, some for over 200 years, including ten 19th century houses that are still standing today.

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Photography and Video Policy

By registering for this event, you or those attending with you may be photographed or recorded on video that will be used for library promotional purposes. If you or a member of your group would not like to be photographed, please alert a staff member at the program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Rising Sun Branch
Room: Rising Sun Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History
Registration Required
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Local historian Mike Dixon explores the intersection of Rising Sun and the Mason Dixon Line, delving into the rich history and cultural significance of both.

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Photography and Video Policy

By registering for this event, you or those attending with you may be photographed or recorded on video that will be used for library promotional purposes. If you or a member of your group would not like to be photographed, please alert a staff member at the program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Author Visit: Norman E. "Ned" Donoghue II

6:30pm - 7:30pm
North East Branch
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Library Branch: North East Branch
Room: North East Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors, History
Registration Required
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Prisoners of Congress: Philadelphia’s Quakers in Exile, 1777-1778, the untold story of the men who became amongst the nation’s first political prisoners as the Quakers and the Patriots clashed in the new founded state of Pennsylvania.

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Photography and Video Policy

By registering for this event, you or those attending with you may be photographed or recorded on video that will be used for library promotional purposes. If you or a member of your group would not like to be photographed, please alert a staff member at the program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Port Deposit Canal

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Elkton Branch
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Library Branch: Elkton Branch
Room: Elkton Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History
Registration Required
Event Details:

Bill Baron from the Port Deposit Heritage Museum is joining us to discuss one of the first chartered canals in America and the many important legacies it left in Cecil County, Harford County and the town of Port Deposit.