The Elmore County Historical Society & Museum will host a reading-discussion group for the community beginning in September 2016. The topics will focus on World War I and the Vietnam War. Participants will receive free books and DVDs that will be used for the discussions. All meetings will be 6:30 to 8:00 at the Elmore County Museum on the following evenings:
September 2016 Scarlet Fields: The Combat Memoir of a World War I Medal of
of Honor Hero, by John Lewis Barkley
October 2016 Short Stories from World War I Anthology, by Davis, Bellah, March, and Bordon
November 2016 Film:The Big Parade
January 2017 The Things They Carried, by Tim O'Brien
February 2017 Dispatches, by Micahel Herr
March 2017 Film:Platoon
We anticipate high interest in this discussion group and seating is limited. Reservations can be made by calling 334-567-1308 now!
The Friends of the Wetumpka Library (FOWL) has monthly meetings which feature speakers that have something to do with the world of books or local interest. Past Speakers have included Rheta Grimsley Johnson, Leslie Bailey, Kathryn Tucker Windham, Deborah Ford, Julia Spencer-Fleming, JoAnn Ross , Rob Dalby and Julia Oliver just to name a few! Meetings are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.